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Kamrar Lions

Christmas party

set for Dec. 19

KAMRAR?- The Kamrar Lions will hold its 47th annual Christmas Party on Dec. 19 at the Lions Club Building.

Coffee and doughnuts will be served at 2 p.m. and Santa will arrive at 3 p.m. Cash drawings will be held and each child will receive a toy.

Stanhope Library

Christmas event

is Saturday

STANHOPE?- The annual Stanhope Library Christmas celebration will be held on Saturday. Local residents are invited to attend for refreshments and a special craft in Santa’s Workshop.

The event will be held in the community room. Crafts, cookies and hot chocolate will begin at 2:30 p.m. with Santa and Mrs. Claus to arrive at 3 p.m.

Legion to hold

holiday ham

dinner Saturday

American Legion Post 191will hold its annual holiday ham dinner on Saturday, serving from 5 p.m. until the food is gone. Cost is $8.

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PEO?Chapter EL

to meet Thursday

Chapter EL PEO will meet Thursday at 7 p.m. at the home of Holly Martin, 2217 Kamen Court, with Jana Reints and Barb Wollan serving as co-hostesses.

Barb Wollan will report on the PEO Educational Loan Fund and Jackie Butler will present the program.

Stanhope Library

Christmas event

is Saturday

STANHOPE?- The annual Stanhope Library Christmas celebration will be held on Saturday. Local residents are invited to attend for refreshments and a special craft in Santa’s Workshop.

The event will be held in the community room. Crafts, cookies and hot chocolate will begin at 2:30 p.m. with Santa and Mrs. Claus to arrive at 3 p.m.

Second Sunday

supper planned

LEHIGH?- The Lehigh United Methodist Church will have its Second Sunday Supper from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sunday.

Pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage links and a drink will be served. The cost is a free will offering.

Legion meeting

set for Tuesday

American Legion Post No. 191 will meet for its monthly meeting on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at 726 Second St.

UCC?circles to meet in December

The First Congregational UCC?circles will meet as follows for December:

Haystack Circle will meet Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at the home of Joyce Gelhaus, who will be hostess and the program presenter.

Morning Star Circle will meet Thursday at 9:30 a.m. at the home of Mary Van Diest, hostess and program presenter.

Mayflower Circle will meet Thursday at noon at the home of Shirley Yungclas with co-hostess Margy Wood.

Providence Circle will meet Saturday at 2 p.m. to cook for the luncheon.

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PEO?Chapter EL

to meet Thursday

Chapter EL PEO will meet Thursday at 7 p.m. at the home of Holly Martin, 2217 Kamen Court, with Annette Louk and Annette Doolittle serving as co-hostesses.

Barb Wollan will report on the PEO Educational Loan Fund and Jackie Butler will present the program.

Stanhope Library

Christmas event

is Saturday

STANHOPE?- The annual Stanhope Library Christmas celebration will be held on Saturday. Local residents are invited to attend for refreshments and a special craft in Santa’s Workshop.

The event will be held in the community room. Crafts, cookies and hot chocolate will begin at 2:30 p.m. with Santa and Mrs. Claus to arrive at 3 p.m.

Second Sunday

supper planned

LEHIGH?- The Lehigh United Methodist Church will have its Second Sunday Supper Sunday from 5 to 7 p.m.

Pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage links and a drink will be served. The cost is a free will offering.

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Progressive

Christmas

Program

returns Dec. 13

STRATFORD?- The time for the 2nd Annual Progressive Community Christmas Program is drawing near. Join the Stratford area churches on Dec. 13, at 4:30 pm. Meet Mary, Joseph, Elizabeth, and the angel Gabriel in the Fellowship Hall of the Stratford Lutheran Church.

See the live sheep in the field, and journey with the shepherds to Bethlehem (Calvary Methodist Church) to experience the wonder of the birth of Jesus, the King, in a stable. Travel on to the First Baptist Church for the arrival of the Magi from the East and learn the significance of the gifts presented to the child, Jesus.

Valet service will be available at the Baptist Church. Everyone is welcome.

PEO?NR?Chapter

plans brunch

The PEO?Chapter NR?Our Christmas Brunch will be held in the home of Jann Anderson on Dec. 8 at 9:30 a.m. Co-hostesses are Janet Adams, Joyce Anderson, and Ramona Hild.

Christmas at

The Bridge

set for Dec. 12

Christmas at The Bridge will return on Saturday, Dec. 12 from 9 a.m. to noon. All area families in the community are invited to attend at no cost and no reservations are required.

Those attending can select a gift for someone, wrap it and make card. Treats will also be served.

Christmas dinner

meeting tonight

Volunteers interested in helping plan the annual Community Christmas Dinner are asked to attend a meeting tonight at 6:30 p.m. at Asbury United Methodist Church.

A?variety of volunteers are needed to help cook, serve as greeters, waiters and waitresses, cleanup, entertainment and drivers.

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Progressive

Christmas

Program

returns Dec. 13

STRATFORD?- The time for the 2nd Annual Progressive Community Christmas Program is drawing near. Join the Stratford area churches on Dec. 13, at 4:30 pm. Meet Mary, Joseph, Elizabeth, and the angel Gabriel in the Fellowship Hall of the Stratford Lutheran Church.

See the live sheep in the field, and journey with the shepherds to Bethlehem (Calvary Methodist Church) to experience the wonder of the birth of Jesus, the King, in a stable. Travel on to the First Baptist Church for the arrival of the Magi from the East and learn the significance of the gifts presented to the child, Jesus.

Valet service will be available at the Baptist Church. Everyone is welcome.

PEO?NR?Chapter

plans brunch

The PEO?Chapter NR?Our Christmas Brunch will be held in the home of Jann Anderson on Dec. 8 at 9:30 a.m. Co-hostesses are Janet Adams, Joyce Anderson, and Ramona Hild.

Christmas at

The Bridge

set for Dec. 12

Christmas at The Bridge will return on Saturday, Dec. 12 from 9 a.m. to noon. All area families in the community are invited to attend at no cost and no reservations are required.

Those attending can select a gift for someone, wrap it and make card. Treats will also be served.

Christmas dinner

meeting tonight

Volunteers interested in helping plan the annual Community Christmas Dinner are asked to attend a meeting tonight at 6:30 p.m. at Asbury United Methodist Church.

A?variety of volunteers are needed to help cook, serve as greeters, waiters and waitresses, cleanup, entertainment and drivers.

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S.A.L.T. to meet

Thursday morning

The Hamilton County S.A.L.T. – Seniors and Lawmen Together -will meet on Thursday at the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office. Free blood pressure checks will be from 9 to 9:30 a.m. with a presentation to follow. Refreshments and snacks will be provided.

This month’s presentation will be “911, What is your emergency?” The presentation will discuss what happens in a 911 Center when someone calls 911.

Christmas dinner volunteers sought

Volunteers interested in helping plan the annual Community Christmas Dinner are asked to attend a meeting Thursday.

The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Asbury United Methodist Church. A?variety of volunteers are needed to help cook, serve as greeters, waiters and waitresses, cleanup, entertainment and drivers.

The meal is traditionally held Christmas night and is open to all in the community.

Faith UMW?circles plan December gatherings

Faith United Methodist Women circles will meet as follows for the month of December:

Peace Circle will meet on Dec. 15 at the church at 5 p.m. for a cookie exchange. Donna and Amy McCollough are hosting.

Hope Circle will meet on Dec. 17 at Second Street Emporium at 11:30 a.m.

Love Circle will meet on Dec. 21 at Godfathers at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets on sale for ‘Junie B.’ play

Tickets for the Webster City Community Theatre holiday production of “Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells” go on sale Saturday at the WCCT box office.

The production will be presented Dec. 4, 5, 11 and 12 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 6 and 13 at 2 p.m. at the performing arts center. Tickets are $10. The box office is open weeknights from 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon, plus one hour prior to performances. Call 832-4456 to make a reservation, or order tickets online at www.wcctonline.org.

The play, based on the Junie B. Jones series of children’s books by Barbara Park, is directed by Stephanie Hill.

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