Events for August 2016
Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce
Aug 02   Emergency Blood Drive - Brownwood Chamber parking lot
The United Blood Services has issued an Emergency Critical Appeal for blood of all types. 
There will be Bloodmobiles in the Brownwood Chamber parking lot.
Please contact Sean Richey at 325-656-2641 or SRichey@bloodsystems.org for an appointment.
 
Date:   August 2, 2016
Time:   10:30 AM - 02:15 PM
Location:   Brownwood Chamber of Commerce parking lot
600 E. Depot Street
 
Contact:   Sean Richey 325-656-2641
Email:   SRichey@bloodsystems.org
Date/Time Details:   Tuesday, August 2nd
10:30 AM to 2:15 PM
Aug 02   Ribbon Cutting for Painting with Friends
Please join us for a Ribbon Cutting to welcome new member
Painting with Friends
Date:   August 2, 2016
Time:   11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:   308 N. Fisk Avenue, Brownwood
Contact:   Jennifer Barberie 646-9535
Email:   membership@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Tuesday, August 2nd
11:30 AM
Aug 02   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. They 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:   August 2, 2016
Time:   06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Website:   http://www.brownwoodpubliclibrary.com/
Location:   Brownwood Public Library, 600 Carnegie St, Brownwood, Texas 76801
Aug 02   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:   August 2, 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
Aug 03   Ambassador Meeting
Monthly Ambassador meeting   
Date:   August 3, 2016
Time:   11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:   Chamber board room
Contact:   Jennifer Barberie
Email:   membership@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Wednesday, August 3rd
Aug 04   Business After Hours - Texas State Technical College Foundation
Please join us for a Business After Hours hosted by Texas State Technical College Foundation.
Date:   August 4, 2016
Time:   04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Location:   TSTC, Brownwood Campus
305 Booker Street, Brownwood
Contact:   Jennifer Barberie 646-9535
Email:   membership@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Thursday, August 4th
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Aug 06   Quilter's Hide Out class - Hugs & Kisses String Quilting
Hugs & Kisses String Quilting class
Date:   August 6, 2016
Time:   09:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Location:   Quilter's Hide Out
923 Early Blvd., Early
Contact:   Vita Weehunt 325-643-2800 or cell 325-647-2395
Email:   vita.weehunt@verizon.net
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, August 6th
from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Fees/Admission:   $45.00 (includes the materials for the class)
Aug 06   Beatles vs Stones Tribute Concert & Dinner Benefit
Tribute bands, Abbey Road & Jumping Jack Flash will engage in a musical "shoot-out of the hits from the Beatles and the Rolling Stones. Benefiting the West Texas Rehabilitation Center, the evening is a Dinner & Show event with general admission also being available.
Date:   August 6, 2016
Time:   07:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Website:   http://WestTexasRehab.org
Location:   The Brownwood Coliseum 500 East Baker St. Brownwood, Texas
Contact:   Marjorie Cloud West Texas Rehabilitation Center 325-660-8338
Email:   mcloud@wtrc.com
Date/Time Details:   August 6, 2016 Doors open @ 6:30 pm Show starts @ 8:00 pm
CLICK HERE for information
Fees/Admission:   Reserved Dinner & Show tables of 8 - $500 Reserved Individual Dinner & Show - $75 General Admission - $25
Aug 08   HIll Ranch Yoga Classes
75 Minute Vinyasa Flow class open to all levels. General knowledge of sun salutations, warrior poses, triangle poses and balance poses all practiced with the movement of breath to create mindfulness. Block, straps and modifications available to make this class accessible to all levels.
Date:   August 8, 2016
Time:   05:30 PM - 06:45 PM
Website:   http://www.hillranchyoga.com
Location:   NewLeaf Chiropractic & Wellness 1101 Hutchings Goldthwaite, TX 76844
Email:   stephanie@hillranchyoga.com
Date/Time Details:   Monday & Wednesday 5:30pm-6:45pm
Fees/Admission:   Register online at http://www.hillranchyoga.com/class-schedule.html

Online Register - $13.00
Student Online Register - $11.00  
Drop In Class - $15.00
Student Drop In - $13.00
Mat Rental - $2.00

 
Aug 09   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:   August 9, 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
Aug 09   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:   August 9, 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
Aug 09   Light the Night
A community event to show support for local law enforcement will be held on Tuesday, August 9th from 8 PM to 9 PM at the Depot Plaza (600 E. Depot Street).   A reception will be held prior to the event starting at 7:30 PM for the community to meet local officials and law enforcement.

"Light the Night" will be a way for the entire community to join together and honor fallen officers from across the country and show support for law enforcement in Brown County.

The event will feature songs, remarks and prayers from several local organizations.   Blue lights will be distributed during the event to honor fallen law enforcement officers, and "Light the Night" balloons will be released for each of those officers.

Brownwood City Councilman and Mayor Pro Tem Draco Miller will offer closing remarks.

The Brownwood Municipal Police Association will offer a booth with thin blue line merchandise and the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce will begin registrations for the 2016 Brown County National Night Out event in October.

For more information, call Jill Bastardo at 325-642-5574. 
 
Date:   August 9, 2016
Time:   08:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location:   Brownwood's Depot Plaza
Email:   bmpapr@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   Tuesday, August 9th.  Reception at 7:30 PM.  Program will begin at 8 PM.
Aug 10   National health Center Week at Cross Timbers Health Clinic
Free snacks, prizes, coloring contest, blood pressure checks and finger stick blood sugar Test and Register to Vote!
Date:   August 10, 2016
Time:   09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Location:   Cross Timbers Health Clinic 3804 Hwy 377 South, Brownwood, tX
Contact:   Nancy Williams 254-893-5895
Email:   nwilliams@crosstimbersinc.org
Date/Time Details:   August 10th 9:00 AM-4;00 PM
Fees/Admission:   FREE
Aug 11 - Aug 12   Global Leadership Summit
The Brownwood Lyric Theatre will be one of hundreds of host sites for the 2016 Global Leadership Summit.   This two-day event will be broadcast live on August 11 & 12th.
A slate of world-class speakers will present opportunities to sharpen your skills and develop the people you lead.   These skills are designed to help build teamwork, give you a more effective organization, make you feel more significant, and build better leaders.
Speakers for the event include John Maxwell, Patrick Lencioni, Travis Bradberry, Melinda Gates, Erin Meyer, T.D. Jakes and many more.
Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce members can get a discounted registration rate of $95 by using the code TGLS16UR. To register, go to BrownwoodLyricTheatre.com and click on the Global Leadership Summit link. Registration includes both broadcast days, workbook and snacks.
Chick-fil-a will be providing boxed lunches (that you can order when you register)both Thursday and Friday of the conference.
The local event is sponsored by Chick-fil-a and supported by the Brownwood Lyric Theatre, Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce, Early Chamber of Commerce, and the Heart of Texas Baptist Network.

We also appreciate the encouragement from Brownwood City Manager Emily Crawford and Early City Administrator Tony Aaron. They are even having a little friendly rivalry to see which City has the most leaders in attendance.
Date:   August 11, 2016 - August 12, 2016
Location:   Brownwood Lyric Theatre
Downtown Brownwood
Email:   willowcreek.com/summit
Date/Time Details:  

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

 

Fees/Admission:   for a discounted rate of $95, use code  TGLS16UR
Aug 13   Young Leaders Swim Party at Flat Rock
Join the Young Leaders of Brown County for a Day at the Lake sponsored by Brownwood Municipal Development District.

They will be grilling hot dogs & hamburgers.
Bottled water will be provided and guests are welcome to bring their own food and beverages.  

There will be kayaks, stand up paddle boards and other water accessories available for use.
Date:   August 13, 2016
Time:   11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Location:   Flat Rock Park
332 Flatrock Road, Brownwood
Contact:   Jennifer Barberie 646-9535
Email:   membership@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Saturday, August 13th from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Aug 15   HIll Ranch Yoga Classes
75 Minute Vinyasa Flow class open to all levels. General knowledge of sun salutations, warrior poses, triangle poses and balance poses all practiced with the movement of breath to create mindfulness. Block, straps and modifications available to make this class accessible to all levels.
Date:   August 15, 2016
Time:   05:30 PM - 06:45 PM
Website:   http://www.hillranchyoga.com
Location:   NewLeaf Chiropractic & Wellness 1101 Hutchings Goldthwaite, TX 76844
Email:   stephanie@hillranchyoga.com
Date/Time Details:   Monday & Wednesday 5:30pm-6:45pm
Fees/Admission:   Register online at http://www.hillranchyoga.com/class-schedule.html

Online Register - $13.00
Student Online Register - $11.00  
Drop In Class - $15.00
Student Drop In - $13.00
Mat Rental - $2.00

 
Aug 16   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:   August 16, 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
Aug 18   CWJC
Christian Women's Job Corps Bunco Fundraiser
Date:   August 18, 2016
Time:   12:00 PM
Location:   St. John's Episcopal Church 700 Main St. Brownwood, Texas
Contact:   Contact Casey @ 325-643-1788
Email:   hotcwjc@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   8/18/2016 6:30 PM Meal 7:00 PM Bunco Begins
Fees/Admission:   $20.00 per person
Aug 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:   August 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.
Aug 19   August Chamber Luncheon - Brownwood & Early ISDs
A joint Brownwood and Early Chambers of Commerce luncheon featuring presentations from Brownwood ISD and Early ISD as the new school year kicks off.

Brownwood ISD Superintendent Joe Young and Early ISD Superintendent Wes Beck will be the guest speakers.

Brownwood Presenting sponsors include:
Baird Brothers Express Car Wash. 

Brownwood Table Sponsors include:
Eastlawn Memorial Park,
Elliott Electric Supply Company, and
Dazzling Divas.


Early Chamber of Commerce Table Sponsors include:
Brownwood Music,
Sears Hometown
Ranger College, 

Legacy IT, and
Baird Brothers Express Car Wash. 
Date:   August 19, 2016
Time:   11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Location:   Brownwood Country Club
Contact:   Jennifer Barberie
Email:   membership@brownwoodchamber.org
Date/Time Details:   Friday, August 19th
Buffet Opens 11:30 AM
Program begins at noon
 
Fees/Admission:   $14 to be paid at the door to the Brownwood Country Club for buffet lunch
Aug 19   Coffee Cupping and Tasting
Coffee tasting is an event in which people observe the taste and aromas of brewed coffees in order to distinguish the various textures and flavors. Tim Heinze, and HPU Alumnus, is an internationally certified coffee instructor and owner of the China based Hani Coffee Co. This company is located in China's burgeoning coffee industry. Tim will be our guide as we develop our coffee palate.
Date:   August 19, 2016
Time:   07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Website:   http://hanicoffee.com
Location:   Chick-fil-A Heartland Mall
Date/Time Details:   Friday, August 19th. 7:30pm
Fees/Admission:   Free
Aug 22   HIll Ranch Yoga Classes
75 Minute Vinyasa Flow class open to all levels. General knowledge of sun salutations, warrior poses, triangle poses and balance poses all practiced with the movement of breath to create mindfulness. Block, straps and modifications available to make this class accessible to all levels.
Date:   August 22, 2016
Time:   05:30 PM - 06:45 PM
Website:   http://www.hillranchyoga.com
Location:   NewLeaf Chiropractic & Wellness 1101 Hutchings Goldthwaite, TX 76844
Email:   stephanie@hillranchyoga.com
Date/Time Details:   Monday & Wednesday 5:30pm-6:45pm
Fees/Admission:   Register online at http://www.hillranchyoga.com/class-schedule.html

Online Register - $13.00
Student Online Register - $11.00  
Drop In Class - $15.00
Student Drop In - $13.00
Mat Rental - $2.00

 
Aug 23   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:   August 23, 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
Aug 24   HIll Ranch Yoga Classes
75 Minute Vinyasa Flow class open to all levels. General knowledge of sun salutations, warrior poses, triangle poses and balance poses all practiced with the movement of breath to create mindfulness. Block, straps and modifications available to make this class accessible to all levels.
Date:   August 24, 2016
Time:   05:30 PM - 06:45 PM
Website:   http://www.hillranchyoga.com
Location:   NewLeaf Chiropractic & Wellness 1101 Hutchings Goldthwaite, TX 76844
Email:   stephanie@hillranchyoga.com
Date/Time Details:   Monday & Wednesday 5:30pm-6:45pm
Fees/Admission:   Register online at http://www.hillranchyoga.com/class-schedule.html

Online Register - $13.00
Student Online Register - $11.00  
Drop In Class - $15.00
Student Drop In - $13.00
Mat Rental - $2.00

 
Aug 25   Painting With Friends - Cross Sunset
Paint this beautiful sunset. BYOB event $30 in advance or $35 at the door. email jsernaart@gmail.com for more information
Date:   August 25, 2016
Time:   06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Website:   http://www.paintingwithfriends.com/events
Location:   308 N Fisk, Brownwood, TX
Email:   jsernaart@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   August 25th 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Fees/Admission:   $30 in advance
$35 at the door
Aug 26   Painting with Friends - Deer Sillhouette
Choose your color, bring your partner and make a matching set. BYOB event. $30 in advance, $35 at the door. email jsernaart@gmail.com
Date:   August 26, 2016
Time:   06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Website:   http://www.paintingwithfriends.com/events
Location:   308 N Fisk, Brownwood, TX
Email:   jsernaart@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   August 26th 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Fees/Admission:   $30 in advance
$35 at the door
Aug 28   Painting with Friends - Red Cabin
Come paint this bright red cabin in the woods! BYOB event - $30 in advance or $35 at the door. email jsernaart@gmail.com for more information
Date:   August 28, 2016
Time:   06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Website:   http://www.paintingwithfriends.com/events
Location:   308 N Fisk Ave, Brownwood, TX
Email:   jsernaart@gmail.com
Date/Time Details:   August 28th 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Fees/Admission:   $30 in advance
$35 at the door
Aug 29   HIll Ranch Yoga Classes
75 Minute Vinyasa Flow class open to all levels. General knowledge of sun salutations, warrior poses, triangle poses and balance poses all practiced with the movement of breath to create mindfulness. Block, straps and modifications available to make this class accessible to all levels.
Date:   August 29, 2016
Time:   05:30 PM - 06:45 PM
Website:   http://www.hillranchyoga.com
Location:   NewLeaf Chiropractic & Wellness 1101 Hutchings Goldthwaite, TX 76844
Email:   stephanie@hillranchyoga.com
Date/Time Details:   Monday & Wednesday 5:30pm-6:45pm
Fees/Admission:   Register online at http://www.hillranchyoga.com/class-schedule.html

Online Register - $13.00
Student Online Register - $11.00  
Drop In Class - $15.00
Student Drop In - $13.00
Mat Rental - $2.00

 
Aug 30   Town Hall Meeting
U.S. Representative K. Michael Conaway (R-Texas) will hold a town hall meeting. The town hall is open to the public and members of the media.
Date:   August 30, 2016
Time:   04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Location:   the Brownwood Chamber of Commerce boardroom located at 600 E. Depot St
Contact:   on-site contact: Hilary Stegemoller 325.646.1950
Date/Time Details:   4:30 - 5:30 on Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Aug 30   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:   August 30, 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