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LOCAL NOTES Senior Center Christmas Party set for Saturday


Senior Center Christmas Party set for Saturday

Charles City Senior Citizen members have a very special and unique opportunity to hear Doc Anderson of Nevada, Iowa, at their annual Christmas Party, Saturday, Dec. 5, beginning at 1:30 at the Senior Center. He’ll give a lighthearted 30 minute comedy program that’s filled with humor, interactive stories, and some nostalgia about Doc’s experiences growing up among carnies, hucksters, and pitchmen. There’s even some magic tricks and lots of audience involvement. It’s down-home, corny humor, clean entertainment that will bring a smile to everyone’s face.

Christmas carols will be sung and all members will be asked to bring treats to share with the group. The board will be making sandwiches and will provide coffee and Christmas cider. Those wishing to join the Senior Citizens should take their membership dollars to Kenny Elliott or Noriene North, Monday through Friday from 9-11 a.m., or send to: Senior Citizens, 900 Hulin St., Charles City, attn. membership.

Holiday home tour returns to Charles City

Get into the holiday spirit by seeing what some of your neighbors do to celebrate the season!

The Design Committee of Community Revitalization is hosting a holiday home tour entitled “There’s No Place Like Home For The Holidays” on Sunday, Dec. 6. A total of six different locations around town will be open to the public from noon until 4 p.m. showcasing their own unique holiday traditions, decorating and spirit. They include a variety of homes, both old and new, as well as a stop at the Festival of Trees located at Otto’s Oasis, 1313 Gilbert St.

Ticket are $10 in advance and $12 at the door of any of the tour stops the day of the event. Advance tickets will go on sale Monday, Nov. 30, at both the Charles City Community Development Office, 401 N. Main St., as well as at Otto’s Oasis. Proceeds from this event will go towards community beautification and new holiday street decorations.

Refreshments will be available at the Festival of Trees, which is the recommended final tour stop. Directions to each tour location and a brief description of the homes will be included with your ticket.

For more information, contact Community Revitalization at (641) 228-2335, e-mail or visit the website at ccrevite. com.

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