Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

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December 4, 2012

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Corsicana —

Dec. 5

American Legion Auxiliary will meet at 7 p.m. at the Legion, 632 N. Beaton. Come join our  Post 22. This meeting is held the first Wednesday of the month.

Eureka Crime Watch will hold its regular monthly meeting at 1:30 p.m. at the Eureka Methodist Church. Final plans will be made for the Christmas Project as well as future programs. Bring your favorite Christmas snacks, dips, chips, candies etc. and enjoy the fellowship with your friends and neighbors in celebrating the real “reason for the season!”

The Board of Directors of Kinsloe House invites members to its Christmas Tea from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Kinsloe House. The house will be decorated for the holidays and there will be food, music and fun for all. This is an annual tradition at Kinsloe House. There will also be a silent auction with many beautiful and interesting items for all to bid on. Members, be sure to put this on your calendar and come visit, feast on good food, and listen to Christmas music.

Dec. 6

A Christmas concert by the combined choirs of Corsicana ISD will take place at 7 p.m. at the Corsicana High School Auditorium. Choirs from Drane Intermediate, Collins Middle, and Corsicana High schools will perform individually, and in a combined group of 300 students. The concert is free and open to the public. The choirs will also be selling a Christmas CD at the event. The CDs will cost about $10.

Blooming Grove Crime Watch will meet at 7 p.m. at the Blooming Grove Fire Station. The speaker will be Navarro County Sheriff Les Cotten. Everone is welcome to attend. Light refreshments will be served.

Dec. 7-9

Second Avenue Missionary Baptist Church, 3045 W. Second Ave., will host a free drive-thru Nativity Scene from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The public is invited.

Dec. 8

Shakers and Scrapers Car Club will hold its annual toy drive starting at 3 p.m. Please bring one or more unwrapped toy along with your classic car, truck, motorcycle. Admire each other’s cars and make sure those less fortunate have a wonderful Christmas. All toys will be donated to The Salvation  Army. Gather at Don’s Auto Center (Old Stewart’s Auto) at Second Ave. and Beaton Street. For more information, call Dan at (903) 467-7170.

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