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Archive for April 2009

Did you know

Did you know that there are 5 Center’s with activities for Senior Citizen’s right here in Abilene, Texas. If you are 60 or have a spouse that is 60 or over you can take advantage of some fun things to do. Rose Park Senior Center South 7th and Barrow the phone number is 325-734-5300. Cobb…

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Souped Up Revorama

The Trinity Baptist Church on Woodlawn held their first of hopefully many Revoramas featuring competition cars, bikes, bands and an imagicon featuring jugglers, Star Wars actors, local groups that re-enact both medieval and Star Wars , Texas beauty queens and lots of good food.{{more}}Entry fee into the car and bike show was a food or…

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Jazz at the Center

by A.C. AlreyA sincere “Thank You” to those that braved the 50 degree temperatures and up to 45 mph winds on the night of Friday, March 27th to attend the first of many “JAZZ @ The Center” events. Our inaugural event had close to 200 people in attendance. And judging from everyone at our event,…

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Art’istocrats

A new group to support the Grace Museum had their first event Friday, March 20th. It featured all you could eat ribs , cool drinks and rhythm by Brenda Kaye with Lawless Flatz. {{more}} The group will have 3-4 such events every year and features many benefits related to the Grace. They are for the…

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I Am, Because We Are

“The opposite of compassion is not hate. The opposite of compassion is indifference.” – Author Unknown Our so-called leaders have to be indifferent to our suffering because they are not doing enough to change what is happening to us on the bottom. But let us get clear about what indifference means. Indifference in the Encarta…

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Stasia Plaster exhibits work at Ryan Fine Arts Gallery

The Ryan Fine Arts Gallery is pleased to present the senior show of McMurry Bachelor of Arts candidate Stacia Plaster. The show features sculptural and functional ceramic pieces and photographs highlighting the beauty of nature found in one’s own back yard. Live plants accent much of the art, making the show a perfect companion for…

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Core Relationship Between the Psychology and Sociology of Criminality Permeated by Poverty

Definitions:Economics: Social Economics, Political Economics, Finance/Wealth: Poverty: Adversity, Impoverishment, Indigence, Destitution, Distress, NeedFOXO Note: Purpose for defining the words economics and poverty per say, is to characterize, distinguish, differentiate and interpret the words without ambiguity .The Economics of Poverty Objectives are to educate the public about the core relationship between poverty and criminal behavior.IntroductionDuring the…

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NAACP Meeting

Abilene/Taylor County Branch of the NAACP will haveits Monthly Membership Meeting on Thursday, April 2, 2009 at the GV Daniels Recreation Center. Please bring a friend and join us for this meeting at 6:30pm.

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National Arts Program

The Nations Arts Program™ will be giving Abilene artists of all ages and levels of skill opportunity to exhibit their work and compete for cash prizes and continuing education scholarships. It is FREE to all. Sponsored in part by the city of Abilene, it is open to all City of Abilene employees, residents and their…

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Tax Deadline approaches – No Foolin’!

It’s no April foolishness . . .exactly two weeks remain to get your federal income taxes done and filed, and your Abilene Public library can help you get it done! APL continues to host free Tax-Aide assistance every Wednesday and Thursday afternoon from 1 until 5 in the upstairs auditorium. The assistance program lasts through…

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