Events for June 2016
Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce
Jun 01   Ambassador Meeting
Monthly Ambassador meeting   
Date:   June 1, 2016
Time:   11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:   Chamber Board room
Contact:   Jennifer Barberie
Email:   membership@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Wednesday, June 1st
Jun 02 - Jun 04   Brown County Rodeo
The 53rd Annual Brown County Rodeo
Date:   June 2, 2016 - June 4, 2016
Website:   http://www.browncountyfairandrodeo.com
Location:   Brown County Fair Grounds
Hwy 377 South
Brownwood, Texas
Contact:   Brown Co. Fair Association
Date/Time Details:   Thursday June 2nd - Saturday June 4th
Fees/Admission:   Tickets available at the gate and in advance at several area businesses
Jun 02   Summer Reading Club: Abilene Zoo
Join the Brownwood Library with Joy Harsh from the Abilene Zoo for the first event of Summer Reading Club 2016. Open to all kids, 0-17. Be sure to sign up for Summer Reading Club at the library for a chance to win some great prizes! For more information, please call 325-646-0155.
Date:   June 2, 2016
Time:   10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Website:   http://www.brownwoodpubliclibrary.com/
Location:   Brownwood Public Library, 600 Carnegie St, Brownwood, Texas 76801
Jun 02   Ribbon Cutting for American Oasis
Please join us in welcoming new member American Oasis Pool & Spa, owner
Randy Crosby
Date:   June 2, 2016
Time:   11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:   Brownwood Chamber board room
Contact:   Jennifer Barberie
Email:   membership@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Thursday, June 2nd
at 11:30 am
Jun 03   Heartland Rod Run Poker Run
Heartland Rod Run Poker Run
Date:   June 3, 2016
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Website:   http://heartlandcruisers.org
Location:   Early City Hall
900 Early Blvd., Early Tx
Contact:   Joe Medley 325-998-0650 Donnie Seale 325-642-2101 Tim Buris 325-998-6847 Paul Peck 325-642-7118
Email:   joe.medley48@yahoo.com
Date/Time Details:   Registration 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
*All Poker Run Entries will receive a SONIC coupon for 2 hamburgers, 2 Fries and 2 cokes.
Fees/Admission:   $5.00 a hand
Proceeds go to local charity
Jun 04   Heartland Rod Run Car Show
Heartland Rod Run Car Show
Date:   June 4, 2016
Time:   08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Website:   http://heartlandcruisers.org
Location:   The location of this event has been changed to Heartland Mall , Early, Tx, due to weather
Contact:   Joe Medley 325-998-0650 Donnie Seale 325-642-2101 Tim Buris 325-998-6847 Paul Peck 325-642-7118
Email:   joemedley48l@yahoo.com
Date/Time Details:   8:00 a.m Registration(no entry fee)
 Panty Dash, Texas Mobile Dyno "HP?"
3:00 p.m. awards
Fees/Admission:   No entry fee for the car show
 
Jun 04   Brown County Rodeo Parade

The 53rd annual Brown County Rodeo Parade. An annual tradition which will include floats, riding clubs, antique vehicles, tractors and more.

CLICK HERE for parade entry form.
CLICK HERE for a map of the parade route

 

Date:   June 4, 2016
Time:   10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location:   Downtown Brownwood
Contact:   Rick Phelps 325-200-1276
Date/Time Details:   Lineup - Saturday, June 4th at 8:30 AM Parade Starts 10 AM
Fees/Admission:   Free admission
Jun 07   Ribbon Cutting for Mobilelink - Cricket Wireless
Please join us for a Ribbon Cutting to welcome new member Mobilelink - Cricket Wireless.
Date:   June 7, 2016
Time:   11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:   1208 Looney Street, Brownwood
Contact:   Jennifer Barberie
Email:   membership@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Tuesday, June 7th at 11:30
Jun 07   Grown-up Coloring Club
Join the adult coloring craze! Meet at the library on the first Tuesday of the month for a relaxing time of coloring, fun and friendship. The library will provide crayons, colored pencils and coloring sheets, but feel free to bring your own. Open to all adults, no registration necessary. Will be on June 7, July 5, August 2, and September 6 at 6:00. For more information, please call 325-646-0155.
Date:   June 7, 2016
Time:   06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Website:   http://www.brownwoodpubliclibrary.com/
Location:   Brownwood Public Library, 600 Carnegie St, Brownwood, Texas 76801
Jun 07   Art Classes by Brownwood Art Association
There is a choice of a drawing class or an acrylic painting class.  Classes are designed for beginners and for those wanting to improve their skills.  Must be at least 21 years of age or accompanied by a parent of guardian
Date:   June 7, 2016
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Brownwood Art Association
215 Fisk St.
Brownwood, TX
Contact:   325-641-2916
Email:   brownwoodart@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   6-8 pm
Every Tuesday
Fees/Admission:   $12 per session
Jun 09   Summer Reading Club: KRBC Weather
Join  Randy Turner from KRBC Weather for Summer Reading Club 2016. Open to all kids, 0-17. Be sure to sign up for Summer Reading Club at the library for a chance to win some great prizes! For more information, please call 325-646-0155.
Date:   June 9, 2016
Time:   10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Website:   http://www.brownwoodpubliclibrary.com/
Date/Time Details:   Brownwood Public Library, 600 Carnegie St, Brownwood, Texas 76801
Jun 10 - Jun 11   2016 Don Hardin Texas Bowl and Small School Shootout
The 2016 Don Hardin Texas Bowl and Small School Shootout will be showcasing ALL-STARS in basketball and six man football from all over the state.
Come out and support these athletes and enjoy watching Texas' finest in action!
Date:   June 10, 2016 - June 11, 2016
Location:   Basketball games will be held at the Early High School Gymnasium and the Football game will be held in Longhorn Stadium, both located at 115 Sudderth Dr. in Early.
Contact:   Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce 325-646-9535
Date/Time Details:  

Basketball games - June 10th
Girls game - 6:30pm, Boys game - 8:30pm

Football game - June 11th at 7:30pm

Fees/Admission:  

$5/person

Coaches passes accepted


 

Jun 10   Ground breaking ceremony for Hendrick Surgery Center at Brownwood
Please join us for a ground breaking ceremony for Hendrick Surgery Center at Brownwood.
Refreshments will be available immediately following the ceremony.
 
Date:   June 10, 2016
Time:   01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Location:   2401 Crockett Drive, Brownwood
Contact:   Jennifer Barberie
Email:   membership@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   June 10th
1:00 PM
Jun 11   Fun Day
FUN DAY at the Brown County Museum of History .  It's time to create a work of art for all Dad's and Grandfathers and even uncles that are Dad's.
Date:   June 11, 2016
Time:   11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Location:   Come to 209 N. Broadway, downtown Brownwood, TX  on Saturday, June 11 from 11:00  AM to 2:00 PM. 
Contact:   325-641-1926
Fees/Admission:   Admission is $3 each but the art making has no extra charge. Plus, touring the Museum and the Old Jail are included, if desired.
There will be refreshments for the kids, too.
Jun 12   Wedded Bliss Tea Party & Fashion SHow
Date:   June 12, 2016
Time:   02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Website:   https://www.facebook.com/goodsambwd/?fref=ts
Location:   Good Samaritan
305 Clark Street
Contact:   Kayla Davis 325-643-2273
Date/Time Details:   Sunday, June 12th
2 to 4 p.m.
Fees/Admission:   No Charge
Jun 14   Microsoft Excel 101 Workshop
Become an Excel power user with this proven computerless training workshop. Get a strong foundation of how Excel works, and what works best for you!
Date:   June 14, 2016
Time:   09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Location:   Early Chamber of Commerce
Community Room
104 E. Industrial Dr.
Early, TX 76802
Contact:   Amy Wright Phone: 325-646-7299
Email:   awright@tarleton.edu
Fees/Admission:   Cost: $59.00/Person
(Regularly $169)
Jun 14   Better Breathers Club
The Better Breathers Club sponsored by the America Lung Association and Brownwood Regional Medical Center will be meeting the 2nd Tuesday of every month.  Learn about your lungs and a better way to live.  Refreshments will be served.
Date:   June 14, 2016
Time:   02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Location:  
Brownwood Regional Medical Center
Classroom 1
Contact:   Anne Winkelmann or Helen Hutchins 325-641-2960
Date/Time Details:  
2nd Tuesday of every month
2PM - 3PM
Fees/Admission:  
No Fee
Jun 14   Art Classes by Brownwood Art Association
There is a choice of a drawing class or an acrylic painting class.  Classes are designed for beginners and for those wanting to improve their skills.  Must be at least 21 years of age or accompanied by a parent of guardian
Date:   June 14, 2016
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Brownwood Art Association
215 Fisk St.
Brownwood, TX
Contact:   325-641-2916
Email:   brownwoodart@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   6-8 pm
Every Tuesday
Fees/Admission:   $12 per session
Jun 14   Beginning Smartphone Class
Learn all the basics of using your smart phone at the Brownwood Library. This class will cover the basics for Android phones. Windows and iPhone users are welcome to attend but your settings and apps are different. Please sign up at the Brownwood Library! For more information, please call 325-646-0155.
Date:   June 14, 2016
Time:   06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Website:   http://www.brownwoodpubliclibrary.com/
Location:   Brownwood Public Library, 600 Carnegie St, Brownwood, Texas 76801
Contact:   325-646-0155
Jun 16   Summer Reading Club: San Angelo Symphony
Today, the Brownwood library brings the San Angelo Symphony for Summer Reading Club 2016. Open to all kids, 0-17. Be sure to sign up for Summer Reading Club at the library for a chance to win some great prizes! For more information, please call 325-646-0155.
Date:   June 16, 2016
Time:   10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Website:   http://www.brownwoodpubliclibrary.com/
Location:   Brownwood Public Library, 600 Carnegie St, Brownwood, Texas 76801
Jun 17   June Luncheon - Presentation on New Salary Overtime Rules
The US Department of Labor has implemented new rules regarding overtime pay for salaried workers.    Under the new rules effective December 1st, employers will be required to pay overtime to salaried workers who make $47,476 per year or less.   The new rules will affect 370,000 workers in Texas. 

The Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce will host a luncheon on June 17th with guest speaker Brian Sullivan to outline the new rules and how it will impact employers and employees.

The June luncheon is sponsored by Bruner Auto Group.

Table sponsors include McCoy's Building Supply Center, State Farm Insurance - Mike Hall Agency, and Rural Issues Consultant Bob Turner.

There will also be a chance to win cash in our Ace's Wild drawing sponsored by Brownwood Regional Medical Center as well as several door prizes.

The luncheon will be held Friday, June 17th at the Brownwood Country Club.  Buffet lunch opens at 11:30 AM and the program will begin at noon.  Cost is $14 per person for the lunch to be paid at the door to the Country Club.

Brian Sullivan serves as Associate General Counsel for the Texas Hotel & Lodging Association (THLA), the largest state hotel association in the country. In that role, he helps lead the expert legal department of THLA in its superior legal services, educational resources, and legislative representation to more than 3,300 members.

Brian earned a Bachelor of Arts with honors in Communication Studies and Sociology from Stephen F. Austin State University.  He later graduated with both his Juris Doctor and Master of Business Administration degrees from Texas Tech University.

With proven experience as a former civil litigation attorney and a revered public speaker, combined with past service to many sectors including corporate, government, and nonprofit, Brian's expertise and leadership allows THLA to better serve you as it continues to meet the needs of the growing lodging industry in Texas.

To RSVP, call the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce at 325-646-9535.
Date:   June 17, 2016
Time:   11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Location:   Brownwood Country Club
Contact:   Jennifer Barberie
Email:   membership@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Friday, June 17th
Buffet Opens at 11:30 AM
Program begins at noon
 
Fees/Admission:   $14.00 per person for buffet lunch
Jun 17   Juneteenth Celebration
Juneteenth is a celebration of life and freedom; of diversity and acceptance; of remembrance and reflection.
3 on 3 Basketball Tournament will be Saturday 18th from 10 am to 2 pm. Hosted by Richard Griffin Jr., They can win Basketball gear, Basketball and etc. 
Richard Griffin, known to the Brownwood folks and coaches as “Junior aka Griff”, is excited to be hosting a free 3 on 3 basketball tournament for kids ages 9 to 18 during the Juneteenth celebration.  He is a Brownwood High School graduate and he and his teammates had some phenomenal basketball skills. In 1990, they started the year off with 3-2 but by year’s end they were 30-3 with a 27 game winning streak and he was named district newcomer of the year as well as first team all-district.  And again in 1991, his senior year, they started the season with a 0-4 but finished with an amazing 23-9 and he averaged 23 points per game along with 5 assists per game in which a 23 points average is the highest in Brownwood High School history.  Also in 1991, he was the first team all-district as well as district MVP, first team all-area, first team all-region, and all-state player.  During his tenure, his class of 1991 was the only class to won 100 plus games.
Richard played college basketball and is in his fourth year of coaching with the Dallas Mavericks National Basketball Association developmental league team, “The Texas Legions”.  He also is head of the Dallas Mavericks Basketball Academy. He oversees the basketball skills training department.  During his off season, he does basketball camps as well as team skills training throughout the metroplex for various groups, teams, as well as individuals.
Richard Griffin along with his 1991 High school basketball team members is encouraging teams to come out and have fun and enjoy the game of basketball during the Juneteenth Celebration.

Free hot dogs for children Friday 4pm - 6pm - Saturday 4pm - 6pm
 
Nonie’s Famous Burgers, Chipsters BAR-B-Que , Turkey Legs Pork Chops and more… 
Date:   June 17, 2016
Time:   04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Location:   Cecil Holman Park and Bennie Houston Center
Contact:   Gladys Bryant 643-3195 or Erma Hall 325-642-3284
Jun 18   Monster Truck Show
A night of Fire and Thrills Spectacular featuring a Jet Fire Show, Hollywood Thrill Show and rides for the kids!  Gates open at 5 and the show starts at 7:30.
Date:   June 18, 2016
Time:   05:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:  

Brown County Fairgrounds
Hwy 377S
Brownwood, Tx

 

 

Date/Time Details:   June 18, 2016
Gates open at 5pm
Show begins at 7:30pm
Fees/Admission:   Tickets are $16 for 13 & older.$10 for ages 3-12.  Tickets available at KOXE and Trans Texas Tire.
Jun 19   Heart of Texas Dutch Oven Society Monthly Meeting
The group gets together monthly to cook, share recipes and do demonstrations.  Members may learn about the latest techniques and equipment.
 
Public is welcome.
Date:   June 19, 2016
Time:   10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Website:   http://www.brownwood.com
Location:  
Riverside Park for January meeting.  Future locations TBA.
Contact:   Mansel Clay
Email:   trevmclay1@verizon.net
Date/Time Details:  
Start at 10 AM--finish approximately 2:00 or so.
Fees/Admission:  
No charge.
Jun 21 - Jun 28   Head Start Registration
BISD Head Start and Infant and Toddler are having on-site registration Tuesday, June 21st and 28th from 10:00 - 4:00 at the BISD Administration building on South Side Drive. A limited number of slots remain. Call for information: 325-658-6571. The daily structured programs utilize Pre-k curriculum taught by certified teachers, aimed to give children a head start on life and education.
Date:   June 21, 2016 - June 28, 2016
Time:   10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Website:   http://www.esc15.net
Location:   BISD Administration building. 2707 Southside Drive
Contact:   Head Start offices: 325-658-6571
Email:   renee.farmer@esc15.net
Date/Time Details:   June 21st 10:00 - 4:00 June 28th 10:00 - 4:00
Fees/Admission:   None
Jun 21   Art Classes by Brownwood Art Association
There is a choice of a drawing class or an acrylic painting class.  Classes are designed for beginners and for those wanting to improve their skills.  Must be at least 21 years of age or accompanied by a parent of guardian
Date:   June 21, 2016
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Brownwood Art Association
215 Fisk St.
Brownwood, TX
Contact:   325-641-2916
Email:   brownwoodart@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   6-8 pm
Every Tuesday
Fees/Admission:   $12 per session
Jun 23   Summer Reading Club: Brownwood Fire Department
Today, join the Brownwood Library along  with Brownwood Fire Department for Summer Reading Club 2016. Open to all kids, 0-17. Be sure to sign up for Summer Reading Club at the library for a chance to win some great prizes! For more information, please call 325-646-0155.
Date:   June 23, 2016
Time:   10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Website:   http://www.brownwoodpubliclibrary.com/
Location:   Brownwood Public Library, 600 Carnegie St, Brownwood, Texas 76801
Jun 23   Young Leaders Summer Mixer
The Young Leaders of Brown County will host their Summer Mixer at Humphrey Pete's on the patio. Join other young leaders for an evening of food, drinks, fun, and a chance to win door prizes.
Sponsored by:  West Central Wireless/Right Wireless/Mid-Tex Cellular
Date:   June 23, 2016
Time:   05:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   102 Early Blvd. in Early
Contact:   Jennifer Barberie
Email:   membership@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Thursday, June 23rd starting at 5:30 pm
Jun 27 - Jul 01   Soccer Camp - Challenger Sports Camp
Challenger Sports Camp

Ages 3-4
10:30-11:30 or 5:30-6:30
$89.00

Ages 5-6
8:30-10:00 or 6:30-8:00
$104

Ages 7-10
8:30-11:30
$140

Ages 11-16
5:30-8:30
$140

**Price includes camp, ball, & t-shirt.

You can register online at www.challengersports.com just search camps and Brownwood or you can attend the free practice May 19th at 6:30 at the complex and register there.  We strongly encourage all to attend the free practice to get a feel of what the camp is like.  Please go to their website wwwchallengersports.com to register for the free practice next week, Thursday, May 19th, so they know how many coaches to send.
Date:   June 27, 2016 - July 1, 2016
Website:   http://www.challengersports.com
Contact:   Miles Palmer mpalmer@challengersports.com
Date/Time Details:   June 17 - July 1
Jun 28   Art Classes by Brownwood Art Association
There is a choice of a drawing class or an acrylic painting class.  Classes are designed for beginners and for those wanting to improve their skills.  Must be at least 21 years of age or accompanied by a parent of guardian
Date:   June 28, 2016
Time:   06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:   Brownwood Art Association
215 Fisk St.
Brownwood, TX
Contact:   325-641-2916
Email:   brownwoodart@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   6-8 pm
Every Tuesday
Fees/Admission:   $12 per session
Jun 30   Summer Reading Club: Dinosaur Valley State Park
Today, join the Brownwood Library with Kathy Lenz from the Dinosaur Valley State Park for Summer Reading Club 2016. Open to all kids, 0-17. Be sure to sign up for Summer Reading Club at the library for a chance to win some great prizes! For more information, please call 325-646-0155.
Date:   June 30, 2016
Time:   10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Website:   http://www.brownwoodpubliclibrary.com/
Location:   Brownwood Public Library, 600 Carnegie St, Brownwood, Texas 76801