I mentioned last week that the white-throated sparrow would be the featured creature for this week, and it will be, but first I need to mention another bird. I recently traveled to Lewisville, Texas, to see a great black-backed gull.
Crossroads Baptist Church in Elgin is offering a two-day seminar on modern parenting this weekend. The seminar, “Parenting Today in an Oversexualized World,” will run from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Saturday and from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the church, 11423 NE 75th St. in Elgin.
Edgewater Volunteer Fire Department and area children will benefit from an all-day fundraising event set to kick off Oct. 3 at DJ’s Bait Shop in Edgewater Park. Apache-based Shrine Club, The Rowdy Rascals, are set to host the Hog Day 2020 fundraising event Oct.
The Town of Fletcher invites everyone to "Come to the Fletcher Free Fair." There will be concessions, games, stock show and music each night Sept. 3-5. The Poor Boys Tractor Club will be having their annual Pioneer Days on Thursday, Sept. 3 from 9a.m.