AROUND TOWN (FEB. 7, 2024)


GriefShare, a special help seminar and support group for people experiencing grief over the loss of a loved one, will be held on Wednesday mornings from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 309 Coleman Street, in Marlin beginning Feb. 7 – May 1, 2024. GriefShare features nationally recognized experts via video on grief recovery topics. Participants can jump in at any session. For more information or to register, go to or call Janet Evans at (254) 422-3536.



Westphalia Knights of Columbus Council #13902 will sponsor a drive-thru Shrimp & Fish Fry every Friday evening beginning Feb. 16 thru March 22.  Plates will be “to go only” starting at 3:30 p.m. until 7:15 p.m. (or until sold out).  Plates will consist of fried shrimp, fried fish, beans,  slaw and french fries.  Cost will be $12 per plate.  Plates can be picked up in a drive-thru lane behind the Westphalia Parish Hall, 3000 State Highway 320, Westphalia. Proceeds support the KC’s charity goals for the year.



The annual Westphalia Knights of Columbus Council “42” Domino Tournament is scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 18, at the Westphalia Community Parish Hall, Highway 320 in Westphalia. Registration will begin at 11:30 a.m. continuing until 12:30pm with play starting shortly after that.  Each player will draw for a partner between rounds and will play four (4) thirty five-minute rounds. Cost is $5 per player. Prizes will be awarded to the top players. Food and drinks will be available at a nominal cost starting at 11:00am.  If you need information call James Kahlig at (254) 721-4443 or Don Frei at (254) 985-2510.  Make plans to attend and enjoy an afternoon with old friends and make new ones.



Austin Food Truck will be at the First Baptist Church/Golden Years parking lot on the fourth Tuesday of the month from 10-11 a.m.



Every second Tuesday of the month at 3 p.m. until 4 p.m. at hte Marlin Men’s Civic Association at 1106 N Business Highway 6.



Falls County American Legion Post 31 meets the second Monday of the month at 1 Mesquite Tree Lane at 6 p.m. Their phone number is (254) 883-5056.



Marlin Senior Center hosts dominoes from 9 a.m. to noon on Monday and Thursday; Bingo from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday. The Jamboree is held every third Saturday from 6-9 p.m. There is no admission fee. The building is also available for rent. The fee is $200 a day and a $100 deposit.



Children’s Story Time returns to the Marlin Library on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.



NAACP will meet every fourth Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Hitching Post on 5029 State Hwy 7.



The Boys & Girls Club of Falls County has an after school program that offers things such as homework help, health and life skills, and individual tutoring. It is $20 per child. The program takes place at Marlin Elementary School. For more information please call Sandra Jackson-Armstrong, Unit Director, at (254) 523-8735 or



Lions Club of Marlin will meet every second Tuesday of each month at 12 p.m. at the Chicken Place. 



Caritas of Waco Inc. will be in Marlin every first and third Monday of the month as part of their Veterans Case Management Program: Assistance For Veterans / Outreach. This will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 365 Coleman St, Marlin. For more information, call (254) 832-5971. To make an appointment please call Jason McCarty at (254) 640-0906. Dates subject to change due to holidays etc.



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