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'Christmas Around The World'
Faith Lutheran Church will present ''Christmas Around The World'' Saturday, Dec. 9 from 2 to 5 p.m. Children ages 3 to 11 will make craft projects, learn to say ''Merry Christmas'' in other languages and hear the true meaning of Christmas.
Parents are welcome to stay or take the opportunity to do some Christmas shopping. Registration begins at 1:50 p.m. at the church, and the program will end at 5 p.m. after the children eat a pizza supper. For more information, please call the church at (440) 934-4710 or Mark and Sharon at (440) 835-4935. The church is at Garden and Lakeland drives.
Research Club's party
The Avon Research Club will meet tomorrow for its Christmas party at the Avon Branch Library at 1 p.m.
National honor inductions
The National Honor Society Induction ceremony will be tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. at Avon High School.
Schools' Christmas concerts
On Monday, Dec. 11 students in the second grade will present Christmas programs at 1 and 7 p.m. in the Avon Village School auditorium. On Tuesday, Dec. 12, the Avon High School Band Concert will be in the auditorium at 7 p.m. The public is invited.
Society's holiday gala
Avon pioneers Priscilla and Wilbur Cahoon will host the annual Christmas party of the Avon Historical Society in their home at 2940 Stoney Ridge Road, Avon, which was built in 1826. The affair is set for Sunday, Dec. 10 at 5 p.m. Dues must be paid to attend. Contact Barbara Wolfe, treasurer, at 3409 Long Road.
Investment Club to meet
The Avon Detroit Road Investment Club will meet Sunday, Dec. 10 in the parlor of the Avon United Methodist Church at 11 a.m. Guests are welcome.
Veterans post, auxiliary meetings
The Avon Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7035 will meet Thursday, Dec. 14 at 8 p.m., and the post's auxiliary will meet Monday, Dec. 18 at 7 p.m. Holiday plans will be completed.
Lunch menu selection
Check out what's served for lunch in the Avon schools from Thursday, Dec. 7 to 14:
Avon East Elementary and Village:
-- Today: Soft meat taco with shredded lettuce and tomato, fruity cocktail, milk
-- Tomorrow: Hot ham and cheese on bun, French fries, blueberry cobbler, milk
-- Monday: Hamburger on bun with shredded lettuce and tomato, pasta salad, pineapple tidbits, milk
-- Tuesday: Rotini and meat sauce, garlic breadstick, buttered corn, raspberry sherbet, milk
-- Wednesday: Cheese pizza, steamed broccoli, applesauce, milk
-- Thursday: Chicken nuggets, potato mounds with gravy, roll and butter, diced peaches, milk
Avon middle and high schools:
-- Today: Soft taco or Steak Um on bun with shredded lettuce and tomato, blueberry cobbler, milk
-- Tomorrow: Hot ham and cheese on bun or chicken pasta salad with garlic breadstick, potato coins, fruity cocktail, milk
-- Monday: Cheeseburger on bun or meatball submarine, pasta salad, pineapple tidbits, milk
-- Tuesday: Rotini and meat sauce with garlic breadstick, buttered corn, raspberry sherbet, milk
-- Wednesday: Cheese pizza or nachos with beef and cheese, tossed salad, applesauce, milk
-- Thursday: Chicken nuggets, potato mounds with gravy, green beans, roll and butter, diced peaches, milk and cookie
Pancake breakfast with Santa
The Avon Preschool Parents Club will hold a pancake breakfast with Santa from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9 at Avon Middle School, 3075 Stoney Ridge Road, Avon. Cost is $1.50 for children 4 to 11 and $4 for adults. Children 3 and under are free. Children will also have a chance to visit with Santa, and a photographer will be present to take pictures.
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