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Crossroads plans Hallelujah Carnival

Join the fun at the Hallelujah Carnival from 6-9 p.m. Oct. 31 at Crossroads Christian Church, 6450 S. Texas 360 in Grand Prairie across from Timberview High School. There will be 100 free games, inflatables and bounce houses including cakewalks, face painting, petting zoo, pony rides, the Shark Slide and more!

Food vendors featuring Chick-fil-A, Colters and many more will be available all evening to purchase your favorite foods. Tons of fun, games, candy and food for everyone at this safe, family friendly community event! For more information call 817-557-2277.

Pumpkin Patch opens at FUMC

The pumpkins have arrived at First Methodist Mansfield! Pumpkins will be for sale through the end of October, or until they are sold out. The Pumpkin Patch will be manned from 3-7 p.m. weekdays and 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekends.

Story time at the patch is available by appointment. Contact Lindsey Brower at First Methodist Mansfield is located at 777 N. Walnut Creek Drive.

Bible church hosts Halloween festival

Looking for a fun, safe, family friendly activity for your children on Halloween? Come to Mansfield Bible Church from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 31 for Trunk or Treats. There will be lots of fun, candy, games, a costume contest and more.

MBC is located at 2351 Country Club Drive in Mansfield. Go to or call (817) 473-8980 to find out more about Mansfield Bible Church.

Christmas assistance available

Bethlehem Baptist Church will register families for Christmas assistance from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 9 at 1188 W. Broad St.

Parents can register to receive help for children from birth to age 12. Parents or guardians must provide a photo ID, proof of residence, proof of income, birth certificates and a Social Security card for each child.

For further information contact Bethlehem Baptist Church (817) 473-1236.

Church hosts Upward basketball and cheerleading

First Methodist Mansfield is offering Upward Basketball and Cheerleading for children in kindergarten through sixth grade. Every child plays, every child learns and every child is a winner!

Early registration is $78 per child and includes a uniform, awards and equipment. After Nov. 8 the cost goes up to $88. Deadline to sign up is Nov. 12. Practices start the week of Dec. 10, with games beginning in January.

Register on the church website, First Methodist Mansfield is located at 777 N. Walnut Creek Drive.

St. Jude plans monthly Bingo

St. Jude Catholic Church will now offer Bingo every month instead of every other month. Bingo packets are $25 to play 14 games. Cover all guarantee payout is $300.

The hall opens at 6 p.m. with first call at 6:30 p.m. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.

Upcoming dates for Bingo are Nov. 9 and Dec. 14 at the St. Jude Parish Hall on the corner of Graves and Dallas streets.

Men start Celebrate Recovery

A new Men’s Celebrate Recovery Step Study will start from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Nov. 4 at First Methodist. Participants will use Celebrate Recovery’s four participant guides to direct them on a personal journey through each of the 12 steps and eight recovery principles. Step Study Groups are gender specific and are led by men who have completed a step study and received training in leading a study. The set of four participant guides are $17, or they can be purchased separately for $6. The first meeting will be in the A&E Building rooms 210/211; after that the group will meet in M-109 in the Main Building. Contact Debbie Black at for more information. First Methodist Mansfield is located at 777 N. Walnut Creek Drive, (817) 477-2287,

Knights present Elvis Night

Come get all shook up by the music of Elvis Presley at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 2625 S. Cooper St. in Arlington. The Knights of Columbus Assembly 2112 present Las Vegas headliner Kraig Parker. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $15. Beer, setups and concessions will be available.

The Knights will donate their share of ticket sales to local charities.

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