Scott #2968 32˘ State of Texas Sesquicentennial

Mid-Cities Stamp Club

of ARLINGTON and IRVING, TEXAS

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2018 Coming Attractions

SEP 5

MID-CITIES STAMP CLUB - ARLINGTON MEETING

The next Arlington meeting for 2018 will be held on September 5. The program for this meeting will be a presentation by MCSC President Ray Cartier, on The French Navigator and Explorer - Jacques Cartier. As a reminder, Club Officers will be voted on in October. Please consider serving as an officer of the club. October is also the time for our Annual Picnic. APS sales books will be available.

This meeting will be held at the Bob Duncan Community Center in Arlington. The street address is 2800 South Center Street, in Vandergriff Park (MAPSCO 97A). The regular meeting begins at 7:00 pm (note new start time for 2018); however the room may be accessible earlier.

NOTE: MEET'N'EAT is at China Harbor Super Buffet, 3512 South Cooper Street in Arlington (817-466-3888), (1 block north of Spring Creek BBQ on west side of Cooper St.). The group will gather between 5:00 and 5:30 PM, and finish around 6:45 PM.

NOTE: The group will gather at 4:30pm due to a BOARD MEETING at 6 PM. The Board meeting will take place at the usual club meeting location.

SEP 19

MID-CITIES STAMP CLUB - EULESS MEETING

The next Euless (formerly Irving) meeting for 2018 will be held on September 19. The program is to be determined, but members should bring items for a Show and Tell session, as that may be the actual program. APS sales books will be available at this meeting.

This meeting will be held at Central Station Marketing, 12750 S. Pipeline Road, Suite #1C, Euless, TX 76040. The meeting room is under a striped awning toward the back of the Dalworth Rug Cleaning building. Look for Dalworth Cleaning sign along the road. The entrance is off South Pipeline Rd. This section of Pipeline is between Highway 157 (Industrial Blvd) and Euless South Main Street. Be aware that street addresses are "irregular" in this area of South Pipeline Rd. Nearby addresses are in the 400 and 600 ranges. Make sure you are not on West Pipeline Rd. Meeting begins at 7:30 pm. The room will be available from around 7 pm.

MEET N' EAT is at Pizza Garden, 217 Harwood Road, Bedford. Phone (817) 281-7627. The group will gather between 5-530pm, and finish by 645pm.

SPT 21-23

GREATER HOUSTON STAMP SHOW

Humble Civic Center
8233 Will Clayton Pkwy.
Humble, TX.
10a-6p Fri/Sat., 10a-4p Sun.
Sponsored by the Houston Philatelic Society.

SEP 25

MID-CITIES STAMP CLUB - GRANBURY MEETING

The next Granbury meeting for 2018 will be held on September 25. The program is to be presented by MCSC member KenAldridge, on Lewis & Clark. Ken will be bringing a guest, Professor Mike Gallagher, who will assist in adding a historical perspective to Ken's presentation. Also, a Bentwater resident, who is selling her fathers collection, will bring several lots for sale. on tables. Doors will open at 6 PM. Bring something for SHOW & TELL. Also, bring any philatelic literature you may be willing to share with other members. Additionally, a reminder from Alliene to bringworthwhile items for the 2018 EXPO Mystery Box. Denny Ludlow is looking for auction lot #69 (US Face $58) from the June auction. If you find it, please return to Denny. This meeting will be held at the Bentwater Activities Center, 1800 W Emerald Ct, Granbury TX, adjacent to the Bentwater Marina northeast of Granbury. The meeting will begin at 7:00 pm.

Directions to Bentwater Activities Center .

View the Remaining Granbury 2018 Program Schedule as a WORD document, or as a PDF file.

OCT 3

MID-CITIES STAMP CLUB - ARLINGTON MEETING

The next Arlington meeting for 2018 will be held on October 3. This meeting will feature our annual Mid-Cities Picnic. Attendees will start gathering around 5pm, and begin eating around 5:30pm. Bring a covered dish of some kind, such as a salad, bean dish, mac and cheese, chips and dip, vegetable tray, dessert, etc. The club will provide hot dogs, buns, condiments, plates, eating utensils and non-alcoholic drinks. If you have any questions please contact Judy Christmas. If you did not sign up but will be coming please let Judy know so that we have enough hot dogs for everyone. Following the picnic, we will have our annual EXPO envelope stuffing, with lots of door prizes. Also, it will be time to vote for new officers. The nominating committee has selected a slate of officers for your consideration. A ballot was printed in the most recent newsletter, and blank ballots will be available at the October meeting. Results will be announced at the November meeting. APS sales books will be available.

This meeting will be held at the Bob Duncan Community Center in Arlington. The street address is 2800 South Center Street, in Vandergriff Park (MAPSCO 97A).

NOTE: there will be no MEET"N"EAT, due to the annual club picnic.

OCT 12-13

GREATER DALLAS POSTCARD AND PAPER SHOW

Comfort Inn and Suites Plano East
700 Central Parkway East,
Exit (#29), east side of expressway
Plano, TX 75074
Friday, Oct 12, 10 am - 6 pm
Saturday, Oct 13, 9 am - 4 pm
Admission charge for non-members.

NOV 2-3

HOUSTON STAMP FAIR

Crowne Plaza Hotel
>>>SAME LOCATION AS 2017
7611 Katy Fwy. (IH-10 West)
Houston, TX 77024
Fri. 10a-5p, Sat. 9a-4p
>>>SAME HOURS AS 2017
Driving directions, if needed,
can be obtained at www.mapquest.com
Sponsored by Texas Stamp Dealers Association

NOV 9-10

2018 MID-CITIES STAMP EXPO

The 31st annual exhibition and bourse of the Mid-Cities Stamp Club will be held at the Grapevine Convention Center, 1209 South Main Street, Grapevine, Texas. Hours: Friday 10 am to 5 pm, Saturday 9 am to 4 pm. Visit our Stamp Show page for more information on EXPO 2018.

DEC 7-8

DALLAS STAMP FAIR

Richardson Civic Center
411 West Arapaho Road
(exit US 75 at Arapaho and go west about 2 blocks)
Richardson, TX 75080-4551
Fri. 10a-5p, Sat. 9a-4p.
Sponsored by Texas Stamp Dealers Association