AROUND TOWN (May 11, 2022)

Memorial Day

The Falls County Historical Commission and American Legion Post 31 invite you to be a part in remembering the men and women who made the supreme sacrifice for the preservation of freedom. Memorial Day 2022 will be held on Monday, May 30, in the District Courtroom, third floor of the Falls County Courthouse, at 11 a.m. Retired Navy Captain, Samuel Wright, will be the keynote speaker.  Please join us in remembering those who fought and gave so much so to keep the United States of America a free and safe nation. 


Choir Annual Day

The Marlin Missionary First Baptist Church, Rev. Vincent Hartsfield, Pastor, will celebrate its Choir Annual Day, Sunday, May 22, at 10 a.m.  Special guests will be Pastor Norris Jackson and the South Union Baptist Church of Marlin. For more information, call (979) 739-0219.


Marlin Market on Main

Marlin Market on Main - Dates in downtown Marlin - July 2 from 5-9 p.m. at Marlin Fest (FCYF), and Oct. 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Williams Pavilion. For more information, please email


150th Church Anniversary

Perry United Methodist Church will celebrate their 150th Anniversary on June 12. It will begin with a 10:30 a.m. service under the direction of Rev. Lynn Starnes. Directly following the service a meal will follow. Cost of plate lunch will be $15 and will be paid at the time of receiving your plate. Please RSVP by calling Tamar Lehmann at (254) 447-0995 to reserve your plate. 


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. Next meeting is May 9 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 $20 per child. The program takes place at Marlin Elementary School. For more information please call Sandra Jackson-Armstrong, Unit Director, at (254) 523-8735 or



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. 


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