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Happenings in and around Van Zandt County

May 14: The No. 1 British Flying Training School Museum will host area veterans for the Second Saturday Veterans Breakfast on from 9-10:30 a.m. at 119 Silent Wings Blvd. in Terrell. The free event is the museum’s way of thanking veterans for their services and offers an opportunity for veterans from all branches of the military to gather and share stories and experiences. Coffee and doughnuts will be served.

May 14: Canton’s Kid Fish Day will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Two Acre Lake located on Arnold Paul Road by the Canton Animal Shelter. Attendees are asked to bring their own tackle and gear this year. Fishermen will be fishing for catfish. Hot dogs will be provided for those who attend. Fishing licenses are not needed for the event, as long as an adult has a child that they are helping fish.

May 19: “Halifax at War: The Story of a Bomber”, a documentary about one of the aircraft that cadets from the No. 1 British Flying Training School flew, will be shown at the BFTS Museum, 119 Silent Wings Blvd. in Terrell at 7 p.m. Viewing is free to the public.

May 28: Lake Tawakoni State Park, located at 10822 FM 2475, will host a Build-a-Bug event beginning at 2 p.m. Organizers stated, “Show off your art skills as we learn about the tools bugs use for survival! Join a ranger to identify the advantages and importance of bug adaptations through this craft activity. Bring your creativity and a friend.” The program is free with paid park entry. No registration or RSVP is required.

June 13: The Wills Point ISD Board of Trustees meets on the second Monday of each month beginning at 6 p.m. at the WPISD Administration Building located at 338 W.N. Commerce St. The meetings include an opportunity for members of the community to address the board, monthly reports and action items related to the WPISD’s monthly business.

June 14: The Wills Point City Council meets on the second Tuesday of each month beginning at 6 p.m. at the Wills Point City Hall offices (located at 518 Houston Street). The meetings include an opportunity for members of the community to address the council, monthly reports from department heads and action items related to the city’s monthly business.

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