Mighty Pirates 4-H
The Mighty Pirates 4-H Club will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday, March 12, at the Raymond Gould Community, corner of Claiborne Street and I-10 East feeder road in Vidor. Call Cathy at 409-769-4346 for info.
Azalea Garden Club
The Azalea Garden Club will meet at 10 a.m., Tuesday, March 12, in the Mellie Nagai Room of the Vidor Public Library, 440 E. Bolivar. A workshop program on decorating cardboard box plant containers will be given by Wanda Woods. Call Margie or Lanny Brown at 409-768-1190 for info.
Vidor Runners and Walkers
Vidor Runners and Walkers meet at 5:30 p.m., every Tuesday, at Claiborne West Park. Runners and walkers of every age and level are invited.
The Vidor AA Group meets at 8 p.m., every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday and Monday Call 409-651-0593 for details.
VFW Post 8246, 2110 S. Main in Vidor, invites the public to its weekly pool tournament every Friday night. Ages 21 and older only. Call 409-768-1482for info.
Vidor TOPS Chapter
The Vidor Chapter of TOPS meets at 7 p.m., every Monday, at First United Methodist Church, 501 N. Main in Vidor. Weigh-in is from 6 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. Call Mildred Bellar at 409-769-2708 for info.
VHS Athletic Boosters
The Vidor Pirate Athletic Booster Club meets at 5:30 p.m., every Monday, in the main concession stand at the VHS football stadium. All parents of Vidor boys and girls athletics, and the community, are invited to attend.
The Vidor Rotary Club meets at noon, every Monday, upstairs in the Capital One building on North Main Street.
The City of Vidor will hold its regulary scheduled council meeting at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 14 at City Hall, 1395 N. Main in Vidor. The public is welcome to attend.
The Vidor Independent School District’s Board of Trustees will meet at 7 p.m., Monday, March 18, at the Annex Building, 200 S. Archie, for its regularly scheduled meeting. The public is invited to attend.
GED Test Dates
Vidor ISD announces that GED tests are changing beginning in January 2014. Those who are currently working on the test process must complete it in 2013 or start the process over from the beginning. The 2013 test dates for GED at the AIM Center High School are March 20 and March 21. Dates are subject to change, and more dates will be held each following month, so check with the testing centers at 951-8780. Examinees are expected to arrive on time. Testing begins promptly at 4:30 p.m. Doors will be locked at that time. Tutoring for the GED is also available in Vidor ISD. Call AIM Center High School for further information.
VHS Band Boosters
The Vidor High School Band Booster will meet at 7 p.m., Monday, March. 25 in the VHS Band Hall for its monthly meeting. Follow us on Facebook at VHSBand Boosters.
The City of Vidor will hold its regulary scheduled council meeting at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 28 at City Hall, 1395 N. Main in Vidor. The public is welcome to attend.
Vidor Historical Society
The Vidor Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m., Monday, April 1, at in the Fellowship Hall of First Pentecostal Church at Camp and Wilson Streets.
Pine Forest City Council will meet at 7 p.m., Monday, April 1 at City Hall, 305 Nagel St. in Pine Forest. The public is welcome to attend.
The City of Vidor will hold its regulary scheduled council meeting at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 11 at City Hall, 1395 N. Main in Vidor. The public is welcome to attend.
VHS Band Boosters
The Vidor High School Band Booster will meet at 7 p.m., Monday, April 22 in the VHS Band Hall for its monthly meeting. Follow us on Facebook at VHSBand Boosters.
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