Beta Sigma Phi new officers

The Delta Beta Master chapter of Beta Sigma Phi recently announced the group’s officers for 2019-2020. They are: Judy Switzer of Harker Heights, left, president; Cindy Osborne of Salado, vice president; Sharon Fischer of Belton, treasurer; and Hilde Cort of Temple, recording secretary.

Bell Fine Arts workshop

The Bell Fine Arts group will hold a palette knife workshop 1-4 p.m. Monday, June 10, through Wednesday, June 12, at the group’s studio at 306 E. Fifth Ave. in Belton. Registration for the workshop may be completed at the studio between 9 a.m. and noon on Wednesdays. Reservations must be made by June 1. For information call 254-493-1005 or 409-313-0611.

The workshop costs $100. Materials kits, which contain oil paints, a prepped canvas and a palette knife, may be purchased for $90. Table easels, paper towels, mineral spirit cleaner jars and class palettes will be provided.

Michael Windberg, from the Windberg Art Studio in Georgetown, will provide special instruction and critique on Wednesday.

 Wildflower Quilt Guild

The Wildflower Quilt Guild will hold a membership meeting Tuesday in the Family Life Center at the First United Methodist Church, 102 N. Second St. in Temple.

Refreshments will be served at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Guests are encouraged to attend.

Native Plant Society

The Tonkawa Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Texas will meet 6:15 p.m. Thursday in the boardroom on the third floor of the Temple Public Library, 100 W. Adams Ave. in Temple.

Randy Johnson, from the Dallas Zoo, where he was director of the Discovery Garden and former manager of horticulture, will be the guest speaker. He will bring flats of milkweed plants and speak on identifying and propagation to aid in monarch butterfly migration.

Master Gardeners and Master Naturalists will be able to count this presentation as one education credit hour.

The meeting is open to the public and new members will receive a potted native plant.

For information contact Ilse Meier at 254-630-6760.

Central Texas Republican Women

Central Texas Republican Women will meet Monday at The Gin, 219 S. East St. in Belton for the group’s annual Scholarship Endowment Foundation dinner. Registration begins at 6 p.m., dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. and the program will begin at 7 p.m.

The guest speaker will be Tom Maynard from the State Board of Education District 10.

Cost is $25 per person; reservations are not required.

The group awards three scholarships each year: the Kitty Pope scholarship, the Sonny Pope scholarship, and the Dr. Hiroko DeLoach scholarship. The scholarships are awarded on the basis of a written application and an essay “What does it mean to be an American”.

For information visit

National Active and Retired Federal Employees

National Active and Retired Federal Employees chapter No. 586 will meet 9:30 a.m. Thursday in the boardroom on the third floor of the Temple Public Library, 100 W. Adams Ave. in Temple.

There will be coffee, snacks, and socializing.

The program will be presented by public relations staff from Fort Hood, who will speak about issues regarding the post.

All active and retired federal employees are invited. Those who attend are asked to bring a cookie donation for the residents of the William R. Courtney Texas State Veterans Home.

Rotary Club of Temple South

Rotarians will meet at noon Monday in the meeting room at Country Lane Apartments in Temple.

Zoe Rascoe will present a virtual tour of “Antarctica: The Bottom of the World”.

Rotary After Work

Rotarians will meet 6 p.m. Tuesday in the meeting room at Clem Mikeska’s restaurant in Temple.

Beverly Luedke, Rotary assistant area governor, will provide an update on the Polio Plus project in India.

Central Texas Travel Club

The Central Texas Travel Club will meet 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Hub in downtown Temple.

The group will discuss upcoming trips, including Branson, Panama Canal, California and India.

The club is open to the public and there are no dues or membership fees. For information email or leave a message at 254-760-3350.

Submission guidelines

Club news items may be submitted by emailing or by mailing or bringing items in person to 10 S. Third St., Temple, TX 76501. All items are due by noon Monday.