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Events 6-18

At the workshop, Texas Historical Commission staff will show participants how to research and apply for a historical marker.

The Texas Historical Commission will provide an overview of important historical research fundamentals, as participants walk through a sample Official Texas Historical Marker application and narrative.

Information: For more details, or to reserve a space at the workshop, call the Texas Historical Commission’s Historical Programs Division at 512-463-5853.


TV’s “The Shark Brothers” to appear at TJC’s science center

The Shark Brothers will appear at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Center for Earth Space Science Education at Tyler Junior College.

The TJC science center is at 1411 E. Lake St. Tickets are $5 for children, seniors and students and $7 for adults. Parking is free.


American Radio Reply League’s Field Day to take place Saturday

The Tyler Amateur Radio Club will once again participate in the American Radio Reply League’s annual Field Day.

The field day provides a 24-hour on the air opportunity for licensed operators to practice their emergency response capabilities and contact as many other stations as possible in an informal contest.

This year’s ARRL Field Day will take place in the Tehan building at Camp Tyler, 15143 Camp Tyler Road, Whitehouse, and take place from 1 p.m. Saturday, June 24, to 1 p.m. on Sunday.

Event organizers said this is a day that members of the public, of all ages, are invited to come out, be introduced to the Ham hobby and work a contact without having a license. Attendance is free.

Information: For more details, visit TARC’s website at .


Van Zandt County Genealogical Society to hold presentation on landowner maps

A presentation designed to help genealogists gather information about their ancestors by using original and early landowner maps will take place in the Van Zandt County Library’s Buchanan Room at 2 p.m. Saturday.

Greg Boyd will lead the program, titled “ Unlocking the Past with Original and Early Landowner Maps.”  The Van Zandt County Genealogical Society will host the meeting, which is open to the public.

 The Van Zandt County Library is at 317 First Monday Lane In Canton. Refreshments will be served.


Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary to hold games day

The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary will hold a games day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 26 at the organization’s marketplace building,

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