Category: Kids/Youth

A complete list of activities for kids of all ages. Summer activities, winter break activities and other things your kids need to know about.

School Night for Scouting

School Night for Scouting

The annual School Night for Scouting will be on Thursday evening at 7:00 pm at the Methodist Ministry Center. Parents and students will have the opportunity to learn about and register for Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, or Girl Scouts.

Kiwanis 2013 Back to School Bash

Kiwanis logo

The Mineola Kiwanis is having their annual Back to School Bash on Saturday, August 17 at the Methodist Ministry Center 8:30 – 12 pm. Students entering pre-kindergarten through fifth grade will be able to get backpacks filled with school supplies, eye exams, dental exams, nurse exams, and haircut coupons.

Area Key Clubs Meet for Training, Planning

Francine Eikner

Key Club members from all over east Texas met Saturday morning to train officers and plan events for the coming school year. Key Club is the high school branch of the Kiwanis Club. The meeting included an inspirational speech on leadership by Mineola Middle School principal Mike Sorenson and an introduction to members of K-Kids, the elementary school branch of Kiwanis.

First United Methodist Church Ends Vacation Bible School with a Jump

FUMC VBS Starwalk

Local kids have been enjoying Vacation Bible School at First United Methodist Church this week. “Jesus gives us new life” was the theme of the week, illustrated by Hermie, a caterpillar who turns into a butterfly. The church hosted Starwalk of Dallas to bring a big finish to the program on Thursday. Children and staff alike enjoyed jumping and flipping on bungee trampolines to “fly” like Hermie.