THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15
Class for iPhones and iPads
Tom Miller will present a free class for iPhone, iPad and Mac computer users at 1 p.m. at the Mockingbird Branch of the Abilene Public Library, 1326 N. Mockingbird Lane. For information, call 325-692-1087.
Children's art reception
An opening reception for the Children's Museum Art Competition will be presented from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at The Grace Museum, 102 Cypress St. Photos of winning art will be shown, and cookies and punch will be served.
A program and panel discussion on self-managing diabetes will be presented from 5:30-7 p.m. in Women's Center Classroom 3 at Abilene Regional Medical Center, 6250 Highway 83. For reservations, call 325-428-4950 by Nov. 13.
'John & Jen'
A production of the musical "John & Jen" will be presented at 7:30 p.m. in Fulks Theatre at Abilene Christian University. Tickets are $15. For tickets, call 325-674-2787.
Chronic Pain and Depression Group, 11 a.m. to noon, Mental Health Association of Abilene, 333 Orange St., 325-673-2300.
Big Country Chapter American Association of Medical Transcriptionists meeting, 10 a.m., Arbec Room, first floor, Texas State Technical College, East Highway 80, Abilene. For medical transcriptionists or anyone interested in becoming one. 325-698-8898.
Abilene Society of Model Railroaders, 10 a.m. to noon, 598 Westwood Drive.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18
Model railroad open house
In honor of National Model Railroad Month, an open house of the Kannapolis River and Buffalo Northern Railroad model will be presented from 1-5 p.m. at 2324 Moore St. Admission is free.
Abilene Ballet Theatre will present its annual production of "The Nutcracker" at 2:30 p.m. at the Paramount Theatre, 352 Cypress St. For tickets or information, go to abileneballettheatre.org.