Workshop

Squirrels are one of the smartest animals you’ll ever hunt.

The squirrel season in 51 East Texas counties opened this week and runs from May 1-31. The daily bag limit is 10, and if you think that’s easy to do, you might want to give these tasty little critters a shot.

East and Southeast Texas offers some of the most challenging squirrel hunts in the state. And there is definitely no shortage of land. We have thousands of acres of public hunting lands. But one very good option is to set up a few hunts on your deer-hunting lease.

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The Aug. 20 meeting for the community and prospective candidates interested in running for the Beaumont ISD Board of Trustees has been canceled. This meeting will be rescheduled, and the public will be notified as soon as an alternate date has been established. The meeting will be hosted by Region 5 Education Service Center and held at Edison Plaza in downtown Beaumont. 

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Story Time for all ages will take place each Thursday at 4:30 p.m. at the Elmo Willard Library located at 3590 East Lucas Drive in Beaumont. During December, the branch will be conducting three story times at the Elmo Willard Library:

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Join local artist Summer Lydick on Saturday, Sept 26, at the Gold Coast Art Guild for a three-hour workshop in mixed media techniques and meditative exercises to de-stress, delve into creative dreams, and awaken authentic artistic self. A modern twist on the classic self-portrait, this workshop will guide attendees in the creation of a unique selfie, using collage and the power of the subconscious to manifest artists’ highest and best self. The workshop, from 9 a.m.

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Tony Pereira, research assistant professor in civil engineering at Lamar University, is presenting a free workshop on how to start an organic garden Saturday, Oct. 20, from 1-3 p.m. at Basic Foods in Beaumont.

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