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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4
Holiday concert
As a part of the Holiday Luncheon Concert Series, the Key City Jazz Quartet will perform at 12:15 p.m. at The Grace Museum, 102 Cypress St. Listeners are encouraged to bring a lunch. Admission is free.
Pecan show
Public viewing for the 2018 Abilene Area Pecan Show will be open from 3-6 p.m. at the Taylor County AgriLife Extension office, 1982 Lytle Way. Awards will be presented at 6 p.m.
Feast of Sharing
The annual H-E-B Feast of Sharing will be served from 4-8 p.m. at the Abilene Convention Center, 1100 N. Sixth St. Admission is free.
All-star concert
The Ben Richey All-Star Christmas Concert will begin at 6:30 p.m. at 389 Walnut St. Performers include Catherine Hall, Luke Harwell, Sherry Luster and Todd Moebes. Tickets are $50, and are available through eventbrite.com.
Square dance workshop
TYE — The Wagon Wheel Squares will conduct a square dance workshop at 6:30 p.m. at the Wagon Wheel. Tracey Dowell will be the caller.
Christmas concert
The Hardin-Simmons University bands will present a Christmas concert at 7:30 p.m. in Behrens Auditorium on campus. Admission is free.
Others ...

  • Mission on the Move Soup Kitchen, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Southwest Drive Community United Methodist Church, 3025 Southwest Drive.
  • Abilene Southwest Rotary Club, noon, Beehive Restaurant, 442 Cedar St.
  • High Noon Al-Anon, noon, Southern Hills Church of Christ, 3666 Buffalo Gap Road (south end; follow the yellow signs).
  • Bridge, etc., noon, Mabel Lilius Bridge Center, 3001 S. Ninth St. 325-698-5601.
  • Blood drive, 1-6 p.m., Brookshires, Cisco.
  • Stroke/Aphasia Recovery Program support group, 1:30-2:30 p.m. West Texas Rehabilitation Center boardroom, 4601 Hartford St. 325-793-3535.
  • Betty Hardwick Center board of trustees, 5:15 p.m., Betty Hardwick Center, 2616 S. Clack St., Suite 150.
  • Dystonia Support Group, 5:15-6:15 p.m., Not Without Us, 3301 N. First St. Suite 117.
  • Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS), 5:30 p.m., Brook Hollow Christian Church, 2310 S. Willis St. 325-232-7444.
  • Legacies Al-Anon Family Group, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Open Door Building, 3157 Russell Ave. 325-280-7584.
  • Family (of Mental Health Consumers) Support Group, 6-7 p.m., Mental Health Association in Abilene, 333 Orange St. 325-673-2300.
  • MHAA Bipolar/Depression Peer Support Group, 6-8 p.m., Ministry of Counseling & Enrichment, 1502 N. First St. 325-673-2300.
  • Free certified nurturing parent class (pregnancy to toddler), 6-8 p.m., Mission Church, North Third and Mockingbird streets. 325-672-9398.
  • Abilene Star Chorus, 6:30 p.m., Mesa Springs Retirement Center, 7171 Buffalo Gap Road.
  • Overeaters Anonymous, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Exodus Metropolitan Community Church, 1933 S. 27th St.
  • Al-Anon Parents Group, 7 p.m., Hillcrest Church of Christ, 650 E. Ambler Ave. Use Church Street entrance.
  • Al-Anon, 7 p.m., Doug Meinzer Activity Center, Knox City. 940-658-3926.
  • Abilene Society of Model Railroaders, 7-8:30 p.m., 598 Westwood Drive.
  • Unity Group of Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest, 602 Meander St.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5
Nutrition class
Laroona Jones, of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, will present the first part of a three-part class on nutrition and food safety from 10-11 a.m. at the Mockingbird Branch of the Abilene Public Library, 1326 N. Mockingbird Lane. The class will continue Dec. 12 and 19. Admission is free.
Others ...

  • Overeaters Anonymous, 8 a.m., Baker Heights Church of Christ, 5382 Texas Ave.
  • Blood drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Hawley High School.
  • Abilene Cactus Lions Club, 11:45 a.m., Cotton Patch Cafe, 3302 S. Clack St.
  • Abilene Wednesday Rotary Club, noon, Abilene Country Club, 4039 S. Treadaway. $12 for lunch. Jo Ann Wilson, 325-677-6815.
  • Kiwanis Club of Abilene, noon, Abilene Country Club, 4039 S. Treadaway Blvd.
  • Clearly Speaking Toastmaster Club, noon, Hunter Welcome Center, Abilene Christian University.
  • Free swim class for people with multiple sclerosis, 5:30 p.m., YMCA, 3250 State St.
  • Veterans Peer Support Group, 6 p.m., 765 Orange St. 325-670-4818.
  • Mid-week Al-Anon Family Group, 6-7 p.m., Open Door Building, 3157 Russell Ave. 325-698-4995.
  • Al-Anon, 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 1501 N. Broadway, Ballinger. 817-689-2810 or 325-977-1007.
  • DivorceCare support group, 7 p.m., Hillcrest Church of Christ, 650 E. Ambler Ave. 325-691-4200.

 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6
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.
Food truck benefit
Several food trucks will conduct a fundraiser from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at The Food Park, 1089 S. First St. Proceeds from sales will benefit Abilene Operation Blue Santa. Live music, vendors and more will be available.
'Proof'
A production of "Proof" will be presented at 7:30 p.m. in the Ryan Little Theatre at McMurry University. Tickets are $7.
Living Christmas Tree
The 36th annual Living Christmas Tree will be presented at 7:30 p.m. at Wylie Baptist Church, 6097 Buffalo Gap Road. Tickets are required, but are free. To reserve tickets, call 325-692-3206.
Others ...

  • Chronic Pain and Depression Group, 11 a.m. to noon, Mental Health Association of Abilene, 333 Orange St., 325-673-2300.
  • Abilene Founder Lions Club, 11:30 a.m., Al’s Mesquite Grill, 4801 Buffalo Gap Road.
  • Kiwanis Club of Greater Abilene, noon, Beehive Restaurant, 442 Cedar St. 325-695-0092.
  • Bridge, etc., noon, Mabel Lilius Bridge Center, 3001 S. Ninth St. 325-698-5601.
  • Mental Illness Open Support Group, 1-2 p.m., Mental Health Association of Abilene, 333 Orange St. 325-673-2300.
  • Abilene 42 Club, 6 p.m., Rose Park Senior Center.
  • Teen Recovery Group, 6-7 p.m., Mission Abilene, 3001 N. Third St.
  • Free certified nurturing parent class (all ages), 6-8 p.m., Mission Church, North Third and Mockingbird streets. 325-672-9398.
  • Take Off Pounds Sensibly, 6:30 p.m. Our Savior Lutheran Church, 4933 S. Seventh St. Weigh-in begins at 5:30 p.m. 325-665-5052.
  • Free swim class for people with multiple sclerosis, 6:30 p.m., YMCA, 3250 State St.
  • Gambler’s Anonymous, 6:30 p.m., Unity Spiritual Living Center, 2842 Barrow St. 325-338-2575.
  • South Pioneer Al-Anon Group, 8 p.m., 3157 Russell Ave.
  • Unity Group of Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest, 602 Meander St.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7
Insurance enrollment fair
A health insurance enrollment fair will be open from 3-7 p.m. in the lobby of the Shelton Building at Hendrick Medical Center, 2000 Pine St. Counselors will help participants to find a plan on the 2019 Marketplace, which is accepting open enrollment through Dec. 15.
College cram session
A quiet study area will be available for college students from 6-9 p.m. at the South Branch of the Abilene Public Library, in the Mall of Abilene. Coffee, drinks and snacks will be available. Admission is free, but a college ID is required.
'Othello'
A production of Shakespeare's "Othello" will be presented at 7:30 p.m. at Abilene Community Theatre, 809 Barrow St. Tickets are $15 for adults and $13 for students, seniors and military. For information, go to abilenecommunitytheatre.org.
Christmas concert
The Celebration Singers will present a free concert, "Christmas Everywhere," at 7:30 p.m at the Paramount Theatre, 352 Cypress St.
'Proof'
A production of "Proof" will be presented at 7:30 p.m. in the Ryan Little Theatre at McMurry University. Tickets are $10.
Christmas haunted house
BAIRD — "Christmas Nightmare" will be open from 8 p.m. to midnight at 13 Vultures Haunted Estate, 3480 I-20 West. Admission is $10. Concessions will be available.
Others ...

  • Blood drive, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Texas Oncology, 1957 Antilley Road.
  • Abilene Chinese Corner, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Abilene Christian University library. lld09a@acu.edu.
  • Mid-City Al-Anon, 7 p.m., First Christian Church. 325-670-4304.

 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8

Webb Wilder w/ A Systematic Paradox/ Contra Ted

The Human Cannonball man himself Webb Wilder will be in Abilene at Homer's bar and Music Venue 4201 north 1st. 7pm 

Breakfast with Santa
A breakfast with Santa will begin at 9 and 10:30 a.m. at the Abilene Zoo, 2070 Zoo Lane. A craft activity, photos and zoo admission will be included. Admission is $15 for adults, $10 for children ages 3-12 and $5 for children 2 and under. Space is limited. For reservations, call 325-676-6085.
Trout derby
Texas Parks and Wildlife and Abilene Parks and Recreation will conduct a free rainbow trout derby from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cal Young Park, 950 T and P Lane. Information on fish identification, casting and knot tying will be presented, and hot dogs and chips will be served. Loaner tackle will be available for youths. Participants are encouraged to bring their own equipment if available. All participants age 17 and older must have a valid Texas fishing license.
Holiday market
The Abilene Holiday Art & Craft Gift Market will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Abilene Convention Center, 1100 N. Sixth St. Admission is free. For information, go to https://facebook.com/events/1541909445922331.
Model railroad open house
The Abilene Society of Model Railroaders will conduct its annual open house from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 598 Westwood Drive. Displays will include a HO-scale model train layout, an operating O scale train and Thomas the Tank Engine. Admission is free.
Movies at the library
A free showing of "Trolls," rated PG, will begin at 11 a.m. at the South Branch of the Abilene Public Library, in the Mall of Abilene. A free showing of "Mission Impossible: Fallout," rated PG-13, will follow at 2 p.m.
College cram session
A quiet study area will be available for college students from 6-9 p.m. at the South Branch of the Abilene Public Library, in the Mall of Abilene. Coffee, drinks and snacks will be available. Admission is free, but a college ID is required.
Christmas parade
TYE — A Christmas parade will begin at 6 p.m. in downtown Tye.
Professional wrestling
Rampage Wrestling will perform at 7 p.m. in the Disability Resources Inc. gymnasium, 3602 N. Clack St. Doors will open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children age 12 and under.
'Othello'
A production of Shakespeare's "Othello" will be presented at 7:30 p.m. at Abilene Community Theatre, 809 Barrow St. Tickets are $15 for adults and $13 for students, seniors and military. For information, go to abilenecommunitytheatre.org.
'Proof'
A production of "Proof" will be presented at 7:30 p.m. in the Ryan Little Theatre at McMurry University. Tickets are $10.
Living Christmas Tree
The 36th annual Living Christmas Tree will be presented at 7:30 p.m. at Wylie Baptist Church, 6097 Buffalo Gap Road. Tickets are required, but are free. To reserve tickets, call 325-692-3206.
Dance
SWEETWATER — A dance featuring Midnight Blue will begin at 8 p.m. at VFW Post 2479, 216 Avenger Field Road. Admission is $10.
Christmas haunted house
"Christmas Nightmare" will be open from 8 p.m. to midnight at 13 Vultures Haunted Estate, 3480 I-20 West. Admission is $10. Concessions will be available.
Others ...

  • Overeaters Anonymous, 10 a.m., Shades of Hope, 402A Mulberry St., Buffalo Gap. 800-588-4673.
  • Abilene Society of Model Railroaders, 10 a.m. to noon, 598 Westwood Drive.

 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9
Model railroad open house
The Abilene Society of Model Railroaders will conduct its annual open house from 1-5 p.m. at 598 Westwood Drive. Displays will include a HO-scale model train layout, an operating O scale train and Thomas the Tank Engine. Admission is free.
Living Christmas Tree
The 36th annual Living Christmas Tree will be presented at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. at Wylie Baptist Church, 6097 Buffalo Gap Road. Tickets are required, but are free. To reserve tickets, call 325-692-3206.
'Othello'
A production of Shakespeare's "Othello" will be presented at 2 p.m. at Abilene Community Theatre, 809 Barrow St. Tickets are $15 for adults and $13 for students, seniors and military. For information, go to abilenecommunitytheatre.org.

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