PEO Chapter HT presented gift bags to Community Services personnel for distribution. Sydney Lyles, Nodaway County outreach director, is shown with PEO members, Sue Schenkel, Sue Gille, Sharleen Reedy who presented the bags to Kathy Rybolt, representing Community Services special projects. Twenty gift bags for older children plus a $100 gift certificate to a single
* First United Methodist Church, Maryville, Advent Worship “I am Mary” series, “Birth: Pain and Wonder,” at 9 and 11 am. * Laura Street Baptist Church Christmas Worship Choir Musical, 8:15 and 10:45 am. * Roadhouse Kids Christmas Crafting Party at Highway 136 Roadhouse, Burlington Jct., 1 to 3 pm. Children can make two Christmas
* Santa will be at the American Legion Building, Conception Jct. at 2 pm. * Breakfast in Who-ville, Maryville Community Center. * The Elks will hold a tenderloin meal fundraiser from 11:30 am to 6 pm. Orders accepted day of event. * Guilford United Methodist Church Annual Chili and Caroling, 6 pm.
The Second Harvest Community Food Bank, St. Joseph, is bringing a fresh mobile pantry, 11 am, Tuesday, December 13 to Fourth Street, Barnard. This is open to the general public and begins at 11 am and lasts until supplies are gone. Check the Second Harvest website calendar, shcfb.org/news-events/event-calendar.html for changes due to weather conditions.
The Nodaway News Leader is accepting toys and monetary donations for the Today’s Civic Women’s Toys for Tots of Nodaway County. The NNL is offering a $5 discount on a new or renewed subscription with the donation.
The Beebusters will meet from 7 to 9 pm, Monday December 12 at the Laura Street Baptist Church, 120 South Laura Street, Maryville.
Hopkins Community Betterment is hosting the Hopkins Second Annual Holiday Lighting Contest. Sign up by contacting Cameron Morrison at 660.254.3754 by Sunday, December 18. Judging will take place Tuesday, December 20. Prizes are $100 for first place, $75 for second place and $50 for third place and are sponsored by US Bank.
The students of Alpha Psi Omega (APO), Northwest Missouri State University’s honorary theatre fraternity, are hitting the road again this winter with a play for area children. The engaging and interactive children’s show, “Once Upon a Crime: The Trial of Goldilocks,” casts the audience as a jury and allows it to choose how the play
The Graham United Methodist Church is holding a lunch benefit for the Christmas Adopt-a-Child program from 11 am to 1 pm, Sunday, December 11 in the fellowship hall. The menu includes beef and noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, corn, hot rolls, desserts and drinks. It is freewill donation and the proceeds will provide clothing, hygiene
The Nodaway Chorale will present a concert of holiday vocal music at 4 pm, Sunday, December 11, at Schneider Performing Arts Center, Maryville High School, 1501 South Munn Street, Maryville. The theme of the concert is “Holiday Tapestry.” Chorale Music Director Jim Rash explains, “With thousands of holiday music titles of every type and taste,