Brownwood Bulletin


Blanket United Methodist Church will host a free lunch for the Blanket community from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the second Wednesday of the month in its new Family Life Building. Games and visiting will be provided along with a devotional.

Children's Art Class (ages 5 and up) are held at the Brownwood Art Center 215 Fisk every Tuesday from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Instructor is Claudette West, call 512-940-1713 for information.

Early First United Methodist Church will hold a free family dinner and youth fellowship. The dinner will be held at 6:30 p.m. with pre-school and kindergarten kids attending fellowship from 6 to 6:30 p.m. and youngsters ages 6 through 18 attending fellowship from 7 to 8 p.m.

Kidz for Christ, open to children age 3 through the sixth grade, takes place at Early First Baptist Church from 5:30 to 7 p.m. every Wednesday. Bible study, missions study, scripture, memory, fun games, and a light meal served each week. The church welcome your children to this fun time of learning about God's love. Contact Pam McCullough at 325-642-1833 or for more information.

The Brownwood Rotary Club meets at noon every Wednesday at the Brownwood Country Club.

Grand Starz Bingo starts at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Sponsored by Brown County Toys for Kids and Rustic Moon Lodge.

Awana Bible Club for ages 3 through sixth grade meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Coggin Avenue Baptist Church. For more information, visit the church’s website at

The Good Samaritan clothing room and food pantry are open from 1 to 5 p.m. at 305 Clark Street.

The Apostolic Church and Tim Lareau hold a Bible study at Gate One Inn on the Brady Highway at 7 p.m. Wednesdays.

Bangs Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays in the Housing Authority Community Center at 406 E. Spencer Street in Bangs.

The Browntowner Group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 7 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. at 502 W. Austin Avenue. For information, call (325) 646-4144.

New Way Narcotics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. daily at 602 W. Commerce Street.

AARP Foundation Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) provides paid training for employment to individuals aged 55 and older. We pay you to learn new or enhance existing skills in order to obtain a job. Contact information for interested individuals:  (210) 223-8900 or  (325) 271-8970


New Hope Clubhouse in Brownwood is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Our doors are open to any adult whose life has been interrupted by mental illness. Come visit us at 2911 Avenue E (Brownwood Community Church) and look for our sign. Call 325-998-8725 or visit our website  for more information.

The Kiwanis Club of Brownwood meets at the Brownwood Country Club, 5875 County Road 225 at noon every Thursday excluding Thanksgiving. Your first visit lunch will be on us. Call Jerry at (325) 998-5551 or visit our Facebook page Kiwanis Club of Brownwood for more information.

The Pecan Valley Kiwanis Club meets at Taquito Millonario, 1020 Early Blvd, at 6:30 a.m. each Thursday, except Thanksgiving. First visit, your breakfast is on us. Call (325) 998-2058 or visit the Pecan Valley Kiwanis Club's Facebook page for more information.

The Parkinson’s Support Group meets the second Thursday of each month from noon to 1 p.m. at Oak Ridge Manor.

The Brownwood Art Association Photo group meets the second Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. and is open to photographers at any level. The group is free to join and is focused on the love of photography. Mentors are available for amateur photographers looking to improve their abilities. For more information about the group, contact Craig Seger at

The McDaniel Extension Education Club meets the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month at The Bangs Community Center. Call 325-203-0049 or 325-752-6402.

Brown County Riders Club will meet at 7 p.m. at the Youth Fair Barns cafeteria every second Thursday of every month.

The Mid-Tex Human Resource Management Association meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month at the Brownwood Country Club. Human resource professionals, staffing agencies, small business owners and supervisors are invited to attend. This lunch meeting is an opportunity to hear various speakers on topics relating to human resources in an informal setting. Guests are always welcome. The website is www.mthrma.

High Mesa Cowboy Church, located at 1100 High Mesa, is now open every Thursday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. for a prayer meeting.

Celebrate Recovery meets every Thursday at 7 p.m. at Coggin Avenue Baptist Church’s Family Life Center. All who are struggling with life’s hurts, habits or hang-ups are invited to attend. For more info call Stacy at 325-642-3085.

The 279 Group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets every Thursday at 7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church 5751 Highway 279 across from Potters Industries. Call 432-661-9625 for information.

SilverSneakers free fitness classes for adults 55 and older are held at 11:15 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays every week at Coggin Avenue Baptist Church, 1815 Coggin Avenue. For more information call (325) 642-3049 or visit their website at All equipment provided. Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscle strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. A chair is used for seated exercises and standing support. This class can be adapted by the student depending on their fitness level and abilities. It is suitable for beginning to intermediate skill levels.

Bring Everyone In the Zone support group meets from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Building 1, Room 133, at Texas State Technical College (TSTC), 305 Booker Street. The group is for anyone who has served in the military and/or their family members. All veterans and active duty members, guard and reserve members, dependents and surviving spouses are encouraged to attend. For more information, contact Clarence Hobbs at (325) 642-1246, or go to http://

Women’s Winner Circle Peer Support Group meets from 5 to 6 p.m. at 408 Mulberry Street in the Center for Life Resources Building. Winner Circle Peer Support will meet from 6 to 7 p.m.

The Good Samaritan clothing room and food pantry are open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 305 Clark Street.

Brownwood Group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets from 8 to 9 p.m. at 3495 Highway 377 South.