October 14

• Genealogy help with Eloise Horak from 10 a.m.-noon at the Stephenville Public Library.

• The Outback Group of Narcotics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. at the Erath Excels Building, located at 6420 South US Highway 377, between Stephenville and Dublin.


October 15

• Story Hour will be held at 2 p.m. at the Stephenville Public Library. “Fall” into the pumpkin patch is the topic.

• The Stephenville Public Library will host a pajama party at 6:20 p.m. There will be stories, music and crafts. Wear your pajamas and bring your pillow and blanket.


October 16

• Friends of the Stephenville Public Library will host a presale on books for members from 6-8 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Center. Refreshments will be served.

• Three Way Elementary School PTF will have its Fall Festival from 6-8 p.m. in the school gymnasium. There will be game, food and a silent auction. The school is located 10 miles on US Highway 67 toward Glen Rose. The public is invited to attend.


October 17

• The Stephenville Public Library will host a book sale from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Center.

• The Bluff Dale Fall Festival will be held from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Bluff Dale School.

• The Bluff Dale Masonic Lodge will host its semi-annual fish fry from 4-7 p.m. The cost is $8 and includes a drink and dessert.

• The 13th Annual North Texas Skywatch Star Party will be held at Lake Mineral Wells State Park, approximately 50 miles west of Fort Worth.  This family friendly star party is hosted by Lake Mineral Wells State Park, Mike Hibbs of Tarleton State University and Tarrant County College. For more information, call Hibbs at (254) 968-9150 or e-mail


October 20

• Turnbow-Higgs American Legion Post 240 and Auxiliary Unit 240 will hold their regular meeting at 7 p.m. Veterans are invited to attend.


October 26

• VFW Post 9181 and Ladies Auxiliary will host their monthly meeting at 7 p.m. A meal will be served at 6 p.m. Anyone who served in a war zone is invited to attend. New members are welcome.


October 31

• The Erath County Bar Association is hosting the third annual estate planning seminar from 9 a.m.-noon on the second floor of the Erath County Courthouse. The free event will give the public an opportunity to ask questions about wills, trusts, estate planning and probate. Refreshments will be provided.