Around Town First Day December 06, 2013
(EDITOR’S NOTE: Today is the first day the following items have appeared in Around Town. Items are generally published a maximum of five times.)
FOOTBALL BANQUET — The Artesia High School football banquet will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 16, at the First Baptist Church Total Life Center. Tickets are $10 and are available at the AHS athletic office at Bulldog Pit, Tate Branch Dodge and The Paddock Café.
ZIA CHOIR — The Zia Honor Choir will perform a special holiday concert at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, in the Fellowship Hall at First Christian Church, 1006 W. Bullock Ave. For more information, call 746-9895.
(EDITOR’S NOTE: Around Town is intended to announce events of interest to the general public in Artesia and the immediate area. Announcements of club and non-profit organizations, school activities, government events and church activities are generally included in Around town.)
SECOND CITY — The Second City Comedy Troupe (PG-13) will perform at 7:30 p.m. today at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center. To purchase tickets, visit www.artesiaartscouncil.com or call 746-4212.
TOY DONATIONS — Templo Cristiano Eben-Ezer Spanish Assembly of God is asking for toy donations for children ages 1-16. Toys may be dropped off at 704 W. Lolita Ave. For pickup or more information, contact Sara Torres at 575-616-1632.
GINGERBREAD WORKSHOP — The Artesia Arts Council will present its Ninth Annual Gingerbread Workshop from 9 a.m. – noon Saturday, Dec. 7, at First Presbyterian Church, corner of Fourth Street and Grand Avenue. Cost is $15 per house, all materials provided. Pre-registration is required by calling 746-4212.
SPECIAL OLYMPICS — Special Olympics Pecos Valley is starting poly-hockey season. The Heroes will practice from 2-4 p.m. each Saturday from Dec. 7 through Feb. 22 at the First Baptist Church Total Life Center. Everyone with an intellectual disability, ages 8 and up, are welcome to join. For more information, contact Joyce at 746-3649.
GOOD SHEPHERD TOY BLITZ — The Good Shepherd Toy Drive will hold a toy blitz for dropping off new or used toys from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, in the Kmart parking lot. For more information, contact Sally Carrera at 575-520-1075.
CRAFT SALE — The Senior Center will hold a craft sale from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at the center, 202 W. Chisum Ave. Items for sale will include jewelry, greeting cards, quilts, baked goods, purses, Christmas gifts and more. Refreshments will be served.