From Staff Reports

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March 22 – Kinsloe House Stepping Into Spring Shopping and Fashion Event – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. – Cook Center at Navarro College

March 23Chamber Job Fair – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. – MLK Event Center, 1114 E. Sixth Avenue

After Hours: Building Your Business – 7 p.m. – Business Hall, Rice City Hall

March 24 – Children’s Shop One Year Anniversary Event – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. – Downtown Corsicana

March 28 – GW Jackson Legacy Park Unveiling and Statue Dedication – 11 a.m. – Corner of Fifth Avenue and MLK Boulevard

March 29Healthy YOU

March 30 – Music Friendly Texas Community Certification (Corsicana) – 7:30 p.m. – Palace Theatre in Downtown Corsicana


April 1 – 1 Mile Bulldog Color Run – 10 a.m. to 12 p.m – I.O.O.F. Park – Sign up here.

Country Meadows Easter Festival – 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Eight Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt – 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. – Bunert Park

Cousins Maine Lobster Food Truck 12 noon to 8 p.m. parked in front the Cassaro winery building, 215 South Beaton Street in Downtown Corsicana – Serving lobster and shrimp tacos, lobster quesadillas, lobster grilled cheese, and those incredible lobster tots.

April 2The Scapegoat Mechanism: Understanding Holy Week Through the Lens of Nonviolence at 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 2 (Palm Sunday) – Searcy-Rebal Studio, located at 405 N. Beaton Street in Corsicana

April 6 – Easter Hop – 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. – Downtown Corsicana

April 8 – Support Elixis ‘ Trip to the Congress of Future Medical Leaders Silent Auction and Cornhole Tournament

April 13 – Mayoral Candidate Forum – 6 p.m. – City Government Center in Downtown Corsicana

Classical Piano Concert featuring Dr. Amanda Hughes and Professor Emeritus Sheila Herod – 7 p.m. – Palace Theatre in Downtown Corsicana

April 18 Navarro County Day in Austin

April 21 – Shred Day

April 22 and 23Bike Race

April 23 – Cassaro Winery hosts Olive Oil and Wine Pairing from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. – The Cassaro Olive Oil and Wine Pairing Tasting event features four imported olive oils paired with award-winning Cassaro wine, and guests will enjoy olive oil-based dishes to complete the pairing. Bottles will be available for purchase – no need to go to Italy!  Tickets are available on Eventbrite here:

April 24 – Storefront, in collaboration with the Corsicana Public Library, also welcomes children’s author and illustrator Kaz Windneaa to share her insights on how to get published, with helpful tips and hints, and sign her book, Worm and Caterpillar Are Friends. This is a free event. – 4 p.m. – 200 W. Commerce Street at Fifth Avenue.

April 29 – Storefront art and bookstore will feature authors for conversation and book signings surrounding Open Studios and the 10th Anniversary of Independent Bookstore Day Saturday, April 29.  Authors Elissa Altman (Motherland: A Memoir of Love, Loathing, and Longing)  and Leigh N. Gallagher  (Who You Might Be) will read from their latest works at 1 p.m. at a reception in their honor. This is a free event. 100 West will host Open Studios. – 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. – 100 W. Beaton Street.

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