AROUND TOWN (Jan. 5, 2022)

Chili Supper

Otto Community Center Chili Supper will be held on Friday, Jan. 14, from 5-8 p.m. Adults $10. Kids $5. Free refills. Desserts for sale!!


Local Youth Program

Gospel Lighthouse Church invites all youths within the community to Foundation Youth, an hour and a half long time of games, food, fun, and fellowship. It takes place each Sunday evening from 5-6:30 p.m. at 1009 Live Oak in Marlin.


Computer classes

Computer Classes continue at the Marlin Library on Mondays at 10:30 a.m.


Story Time

Children’s Story Time returns to the Marlin Library on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.


American Legion

Falls County American Legion Post 31 meets the second Monday of the month. This month is Jan. 10 at 1 Mesquite Tree Lane at 6 p.m. Their phone number is (254) 883-5056.


Veterans Assistance

Caritas of Waco Inc. will be in Marlin every first and third Monday of the month as part of their Veterans Case Management Program: Assistance For Veterans / Outreach. This will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 365 Coleman St, Marlin. For more information, call (254) 832-5971. To make an appointment please call Jason McCarty at (254) 640-0906. Dates subject to change due to holidays etc.


After School Program

The Boys & Girls Club of Falls County has an after school program that offers things such as homework help, health and life skills, and individual tutoring. It is $25 per child. The program takes place at Marlin Elementary School. For more information please call Donte Crump, Unit Director, at (254) 523-8735 or email



NAACP will meet every fourth Thursday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Falconer Stamp Center on Durr Street.


Lions Club meeting

Lions Club of Marlin will meet every second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 12 p.m. at the Chicken Place. 


The Marlin Democrat

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Marlin, TX 76661
Phone: (254) 883-2554
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