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  • Area events: Wednesday, December 12

  • Wednesday, Dec. 12



    AARP


    Southeast Crawford County AARP Chapter 646 will meet at the Homer Cole Community Center, 3003 N. Joplin, for its monthly fellowship and program.

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  • Wednesday, Dec. 12
    AARP
    Southeast Crawford County AARP Chapter 646 will meet at the Homer Cole Community Center, 3003 N. Joplin, for its monthly fellowship and program.
    Cookies and coffee will be ready by 9:15 a.m. Program of Christmas music will be presented by 60 first grade students from Meadowlark Elementary School.
    Members are asked to bring food products, plastic bags and/or money for Wesley House. All AARP meetings are open to the public.
    ‘Coffee, Cocoa & Carols’
    Pittsburg public Library will have its annual “Coffee, Cocoa & Carols,” open free to those of all ages.
    At 10:30 a.m. J.T. Knoll will read from the Dave Barry novella “The Shepherd, the Angel and Walter the Christmas Miracle Dog.” Around 11 a.m. pianist Phil Carter will lead the group in a carol sing.
    Those attending will also have the opportunity to make original gift tags while having coffee, cocoa and cookies.
    The event is offered by the staff to thank the public for its support of the library and its programming.
    Frontenac Rotary
    Frontenac Rotary Club will meet at noon at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
    Pianist Jim Benson will present a program of Christmas music. Rotary Minute will be presented by John White, Rotarian of the day. A.J. Menghini will be greeter, and Gary Miller will serve as sergeant at arms.
    Chili will be featured for lunch.
    Liberal Ladies
    Liberal Ladies Who Lunch will meet at noon in the small upstairs meeting room at the Pittsburg Public Library. Those attending should bring any issues they wish to discuss.
    Alzheimer’s program
    John Von Wedell will present the fifth part of a family series on Alzheimer’s disease at 1:30 p.m. at the Homer Cole Community Center.
    The program, open free to the public, will focus on medications. Anyone needing additional information may call the Alzheimer’s Association at 620-421-6550, ext. 1764.
    Xi Pi Chapter
    Xi Pi Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi sorority, will have its annual Christmas party at 5:45 p.m. at the Crestwood Country Club.
    Gifts will be exchanged after dinner and secret sisters will be revealed.
    School skate
    Frontenac  school skate will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at Lowe’s Skateway.
    Alpha Kappa Chapter
    Alpha Kappa Chapter, Phi Tau Omega sorority, will have its annual Christmas party at 6 p.m. at the Raymond Community Home, Girard, with Becky Cobb, Susan Herrell and Kathy Puckett as hostesses.
    Members are asked to bring their secret pal gifts and an ornament for the ornament exchange. Members unable to attend should contact another sorority members to make sure their gift is delivered for the party.
    Page 2 of 2 - ‘Star of Bethlehem’
    Grace Place will present the movie “The Star of Bethlehem” at 7 p.m. at the Homer Cole Community Center.
    The Christian documentary uses modern technology and science in a study of the star followed by the Three Wise Men to the infant Jesus in Bethlehem.
    Anyone needing additional information may call 620-670-4510.
    SEK Interlocal 637
    Southeast Kansas Interlocal No. 637 will have a board meeting at 6:45 p.m. at the Interlocal office, 400 N. Pine.
    Anyone needing additional information may contact 620-235-3180 or 1-800-281-2749.
    Chicopee card games
    Card games will be played from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. every Wednesday, except holidays, at the Chicopee Community Center.
    All card games are welcome. Bridge players do not need to bring a partner, since the game is set up so that everyone plays, even when there is an odd number of players.
    Weight Watchers
    Weight Watchers will meet every Wednesday at the Homer Cole Community Center. Weigh-in starts at 5 p.m., followed by the meeting at 5:30 p.m.
    MovieMakers
    Next meeting of the Pittsburg Public Library MovieMakers program will be held at 4 p.m. in the library meeting room.
    The program is open free to anyone in sixth through 12th grades and new members are welcome.
    The MovieMakers program encourages teens to follow their own interests in the movie-making process, including writing, directing, make-up and costumes, set design or editing movies. Anyone needing additional information may call the library at 231-8110 or visit the Pittsburg Public Library YA Services Facebook page.

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