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festivities planned

Children should get ready for a fun night at Grand Coulee Library. There will be a special holiday lighting, gifts, refreshments and a lot of fun for everyone, Thursday, Dec. 15, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Librarian Lisa Moore said that Santa plans to arrive on a fire truck.

The library will give door prizes, kids will get book gifts, and there will still be time for some caroling.

Each year, the library has an evening for kids just before Christmas.

Moore stated that adults are welcome to take in the various activities.

Ski club to

meet tonight

The Grand Coulee Dam Area Ski Club will have an informational meeting on Dec. 7 (this evening) at 5:15 p.m., at Nespelem School, and then at Lake Roosevelt High School at 7:30 p.m. Loup Loup Ski Area representatives will be there to issue season passes so that they can be used during Christmas break.


coming up

Lake Roosevelt Schools will present their “Annual Holiday Concert” next Wednesday, Dec. 14, at 1:30 p.m. in the big gym.

The concert will feature singers from kindergarten, second and third grades, as well as the fifth- and sixth-grade bands and the bands and chorus of the seventh through 12th-grade students.

An art show will also be presented.

The community concert is scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 18, at 3 p.m. at St. Henry’s Catholic Church in Grand Coulee.

Getting ready for present delivery

Trees of Sharing volunteers are preparing this week and next for delivery of Christmas gifts Saturday morning, Dec. 17, to children in Elmer City, Coulee Dam, Grand Coulee and Electric City.

Gifts will be delivered between 10 a.m. and noon to 127 children in 51 local families.

If you have an ornament tag, please return your wrapped gift to any “tree” location no later than Tuesday, Dec. 13.

If you are unable to purchase a gift to go with the tag you took from a tree, or if you have a gift that you cannot return to a tree by Dec. 13, please call Linda Black, 633-3611, or Mary Ann Boll, 633-0305, as soon as possible.

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