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November 26, 2012

Local Beat 11/27/12

Corsicana — A listing of meetings and events of interest from throughout Navarro County

Nov. 27 and 28

The Navarro Regional Hospital Auxiliary will hold two fund-raisers — a uniform sale and monograming in the Hospital classrooms, and a gold and silver buy-back in the hospital dining room. All proceeds from these fund-raisers will go to benefit the hospital auxiliary scholarship fund for Navarro College students going into a medical field.

Nov. 28, 29, 30, Dec 1, 2

Charles Dickens' classic, “A Christmas Carol” will be presented by the Warehouse Living Arts Center. The large cast of adults of all ages, teens and children is led by Alan Barnes as "Scrooge" and directed by C. David Hill. Performances will start at 7 p.m. on November 28, 29, 30; and at 2:30 p.m. on Dec. 1 and 2. Tickets are now on sale at the theatare box office. Ticket prices are $8 for adults, $7 for students/seniors 65 and older, and $6 for children 12 and younger. There is a special discount rate for season ticket holders. Call (903) 872-5421 for reserved seating. Tickets may also be purchased online at www.warehouselivingartscenter.com. The theatre is located at 119 W. Sixth Ave. in downtown Corsicana across from the post office.

Nov. 30

Sugar Rush for a Cure, a Navarro County Relay for Life team, will hold a lunch time special from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Olé Foods selling chopped beef sandwiches, chips and drink for $5. Sweet treats will also be available. For more information call Amanda Spear or Lois Garrett at (903) 872-9300. All proceeds go toward Relay for Life.

The traditional Downtown Open House and Lighting Celebration hosted by the Main Street and Parks & Recreation departments will be held at dark, featuring extended hours at many businesses and the annual lighting of the downtown Christmas lights for all to enjoy.

Dec. 1

The Annual Festival of Lights Christmas Parade will be kicked off at 6 p.m. Line up will begin at 5 p.m. at the old K-mart parking lot on N. 13th St. For information or to sign up, contact Dennis Thornberg at (903) 872-2133. There is no entry fee. Following the parade, the lighting of Community Park is scheduled to take place on Oaklawn Drive.

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