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Sea Cadet program focus on Saturday

A speaker representing the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps, a federally chartered nonprofit youth organization for ages 10 and up, will be in Gainesville on Saturday for an open information session.

A regional Sea Cadet commander will speak about the benefits of starting and supporting a local unit at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 15, at the Gainesville Civic Center, 311 S. Weaver St.

The meeting is open to interested volunteers and parents of children ages 10-17 (who have not graduated from high school).

More information is available at www.seacadets.org. Attendees are encouraged to bring their questions to the Saturday meeting.

Sea Cadet programming includes training and life skills preparing youth for military service, civilian life and community leadership. The Texoma Navel Sea Cadet unit is also recruiting volunteer leaders and supporters.

For more information, call Officer John Cobb at 940-765-3335.

Healthy living for your brain and body

Partners in Education will host a presentation titled “Healthy Living for your Brain and Body” from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 18.

The presentation will focus on habits that promote healthy aging and practical steps to improve or maintain overall health. Jennifer DiLorenzo, a community educator from the Alzheimer’s Association of Dallas, will be the guest speaker.

The event will take place in the Texoma Council of Governments building, 1117 Gallagher Drive in Sherman. Participants will be meeting in the Eisenhower room on the first floor.

For more information, contact Judy Conner of the Area Agency on Aging of Texoma at jconner@tcog.com or 903-813-3575.

Master Gardeners to host program

From 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 27, the Cooke County AgriLife Extension and Cooke County Master Gardeners will host a workshop on disease and insect management of lawns and turf-grass. Chrissie Segars, a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension turfgrass specialist, will be the speaker

The public is welcome and you do not have to be a Master Gardener to attend. Cost is $10 and 1 IPM continuing education unit will be available to those with a pesticide license.

The workshop will be in the Landmark Bank Community Room, 1112 E. California St. in Gainesville.

For more information, contact Marty Morgan, Cooke County ag agent, at marty.morgan@ag.tamu.edu or 940-668-5412.

Fishing, Father’s Day crafts planned

Johnson Branch unit of Ray Roberts Lake State Park will host two programs on Saturday, June 15.

At 10 a.m., an introductory fishing class titled “Go Fish with a Ranger” will be offered. A limited number of fishing poles will be provided and participants are free to bring their own poles. The class will meet in the amphitheater.

At 2 p.m., “Craft for Dad” will introduce the art of fish printing. The class will take place in Pavilion 1.

While programs are free to attend, park admission is $7 for ages 13 and up. Programs may be canceled due to the weather. For more information, to register or to check the status of a program, call the park office at 940-637-2294 or visit the park unit’s Facebook page.

Johnson Branch unit of Ray Roberts Lake State Park is off Farm-to-Market Road 3002 (East Lone Oak Road), southeast of Valley View.