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HNHS Class of 1959

HARRIS — The Holy Name Class of 1959 is planning its 60th Class Reunion for Aug. 31, 2019. It will be held at the Island Resort and Casino.

Those classmates who are interested in planning this reunion are asked to come to the Family Inn at noon on Dec. 6.

For any questions, call Mary LeMire at 906-553-9234.

Legion Christmas party Thursday in Flat Rock

FLAT ROCK — The annual Christmas party for Escanaba River American Legion Post 115 and the Auxiliary will be held at the Escanaba Township Hall in Flat Rock on Thursday, Dec. 6. The social hour will begin at 5 p.m., and dinner is at 6 p.m.

Sault Tribe Chrildren’s Christmas parties set

MANISTIQUE — The Sault Tribe Children’s Manistique Christmas Party will take place at the Manistique Tribal Center Dec. 15, from 12-3 p.m. Parents must register their child and all children must be accompanied by an adult.

The Sault Tribe Children’s Escanaba Christmas Party will take place at the Escanaba Civic Center, 225 N. 21st on Dec. 8, from 12-3 p.m. Parents must register their child and all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact Viola Neadow at 906-341-6993 or 800-347-7137, Denise Chase at 906-203-2471, or Darcy Morrow at 906-298-1888 to register your child.

Carney-Nadeau Madrigal Dinner set for Dec. 15

CARNEY — Carney-Nadeau High School will step back in time to the Renaissance period with a Madrigal Dinner on Saturday, Dec. 15 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Carney Evangelical Free Church in Carney.

The Madrigal Dinner is a first of its kind for Carney-Nadeau and is hosted by the Carney-Nadeau High School Choir. During the event, traditional songs will be performed such as “Personent Hodie,” “Gloucestershire Wassail,” and “The Boar’s Head Carol,” along with a play titled “Rapunzel, Rapunzel, Let Down Your Heir.” A concert portion will follow the play featuring Christmas music from the Renaissance era including two ancient traditional carols, “Psallite and Fum, Fum, Fum, Ding-a-ding-a-ding” by Greg Gilpin and “What Child Is This?” arranged by Russell Robinson, “Deck the Hall” arranged by Paul Brandvik, and a traditional setting of “Silent Night.”

The Carney-Nadeau High School Choir is directed by Patrick Mallory.

Tickets are available through Dec. 10 at the Carney-Nadeau School office (906-639-2171). For more information, contact Patrick Mallory at pmallory@cnps.k12.mi.us.

Foster Grandparents set in-service and luncheon

ESCANABA — The Foster Grandparent Program will be having an in-service meeting and their Christmas luncheon on Friday, Dec. 7. The in-service meeting will be at 10:30 a.m. The luncheon will begin at 12 p.m. The meeting and luncheon will be at the Island Resort and Casino, W399 US 2, in Harris, Mich.

Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

The Foster Grandparent Program is administered by M.D.S. Community Action Agency, 507 First Avenue North, Escanaba, Mich. 49829. Peggy Ramsden, Director and Donelle Robitaille, volunteer coordinator. For more information, call 906-786-7080.

Events planned at Antique Village Chapel

ESCANABA — During Christmas in the Village, Dec. 7-8 at the U.P. Steam & Gas Engine Association’s Antique Village on the Upper Peninsula State Fairgrounds, a number of activities are planned the Old Village Chapel.

At noon and 4 p.m. on Saturday, Father Thomas Geirke, of OSF, and Father James Alaniz, of OSF, will be explaining the history of the Nativity scene.

At 7:15 p.m. on Saturday, they will be conducting a Latin mass.

There will be Christmas caroling throughout both days.

Other special events throughout both days will include the Salvation Army String Band.

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