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Bay Area Strings, a community orchestra, will be in concert at 7 p.m. at in the senior citizen center at the Poarch Band of Creek Indians.

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Dec. 5
Poarch Christmas Parade will start at 5p.m., with participants lining up at 4. The parade will go from the SeniorCitizens' Subdivison to Martin Road to Green Road, and end at the gym.
Dec. 6
Atmore's "Christmas: Night of Lights" twilight Christmas parade will start at 5 p.m. It will go down South Main Street, from City Hall to Escambia County High School. You may call the chamber of commerce at 368-3305 for more information.
Breakfast with Santa will be from 9-10:30 a.m. at the Watson Cabin in Atmore's Heritage Park. For $8, children may have two 5×7 photos with Santa and eat breakfast. For more information, you may call the chamber of commerce at 368-3305.
Children's Christmas Parade starts at 1:30 p.m. at the corner of Main and Church Streets. Children 12 and under are invited to participate; please, no motorized vehicles. For information, you may call 368-3305.
.McCullough Friendship Club will meet at 11 a.m. at the Cavalry Baptist Church in Bay Minette. Members are reminded to bring items for the church food pantry. For directions or more information, you may call Rev. Ron McGhee at 577-6690.
The Pensacola Macintosh Users Group (PMUG) will have its monthly meeting at Barnhills on Nine Mile Road in Pensacola, beginning with lunch at 11:30. This month's meeting will be the annual "yard sale" meeting, where members will be bringing their used "stuff" for others to buy. This can include hardware, software and books. Everyone interested in learning more about the Macintosh is invited. For further information contact John
DeWitt at ccjohn@aol.com or call 850-476 6968.
Jay's Fifth Annual old fashioned Christmas. Parade starts at 10 a.m. and tree lighting at 5 pm. free admission and parking.
Dec. 9
Atmore Garden Club will meet at 12:30 p.m. at the Watson Cabin in Heritage Park. Lunch will be served.
Oak Grove Cemetery Association annual meeting 7 p.m. at the Oak Grove Community House.
Dec. 10
Joyriders will meet at noon at the First United Methodist Church. All are invited to attend and bring your favorite dish.
Dec. 11
Woodmen of the World Lodges 1872 and 1892 will meet at 6:00 at the VFW building at 206 West Ashley St. This will be their annual Christmas Party, and members need to bring a dish to compliment ham. All members are invited to attend. Please RSVP Jettie Everette by Dec. 6 at 368-4986 with number in your family attending and what you will bring. All future meetings will be held the second Thursday night of each month at 6 p.m
Dec. 12-16
A Christmas Story 7 p.m.Dec. 12- 13 at JDCC in Brewton and Dec. 15-16 At Escambia County High School Auditorium in Atmore. Adult admission is $6.00. Students l8 and younger admitted free. College students may be admitted free with a college ID
Dec. 13
Escambia County Historical Society Christmas party. Time and place to be announced.
Kiln Walk showcase 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Navarre Parkway, Highway 98. Raku firing on site.
Jan. 15
Master Gardener classes, offered by the Escambia County Office of the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, begin. The classes will be held in the Atmore United Methodist Church and the course will include Plant Physiology, Turf, Soils, Vegetables, Fruits, Landscape design, Plant Pathology, Bedding Plants, Insect and Weed Control and other topics. To register for the classes, which run from Jan. 15-April 1, or for more information, you may call 867-7760.
Events in our community
December 1 – 31
Lottie Baptist Church – Lottie Lights – Dark until 10 p.m.
December 7
Brooks Memorial Baptist – Sanctuary Choir Musical- 6 p.m.
First Baptist – "A City On A Hill" – Youth Cantata – 6:30 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church – Christmas Service – 6 p.m.
First United Methodist Church – Cunningbells – I I a.m.
McCullough Christian Center – Christmas music and solos –
presented by the Choir; A Christmas Pageant – by Kid's
Church; Candlelight and Open Communion – 6 p.m.
December 9
Johnson-Quiihby Funeral Home and Atmore Memorial Chapel
Funeral Home – Candlelight Memorial ceremony (come and
go) – 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home
December 12-13
Greater Escambia Council for the Arts presents "A Christmas Story" at JDCC at 7 p.m. Adults $6, Under 18 FREE.
December 13
Calvary Baptist Church – "Amazing Grace" cantata – presented
by Pine Forest Estates Baptist Church choir – 6 p.m.
First Baptist Church – Christmas Music – presented by Jubilee
Singers and the Sanctuary Hand Bells – 6:30 p.m.
December 14
Brooks Memorial Baptist Church – Youth Program – 6 p.m.
First Assembly of God – Double Feature – "A Christmas
Parade" and "An Adventurous Christmas" presented by
Powerhouse Pre-teen – 6:30 p.m.
First Assembly of God – "A Lambs Tale" – presented by Powerhouse UMA and Two – I I a.m.
First United Methodist Church – "The Best Little Christmas Pageant Ever" by children, youth and adults – 6:30 p.m
December 15-16
Greater Escambia Council for the Arts presents "A Christmas Story" at ECHS at 7 p.m. Adults $6, Under 18 FREE.
December 17
Brooks Memorial Baptist Church – Christmas Family and Gathering – 6:30 p.m.
December 19, 20, 21
Lottic Baptist Church – Christmas Play – Dark until 10 p.m.
December 20
Bethel United Methodist Church – "Hark the Herald Angels Sing" presented by the children – 6 p.m.
December 21
First Baptist Church – Christmas Cantata – 6:30 p.m.
First United Methodist Church – "Let All Heaven and Nature Sing" Cantata – Chancel Choir – I I a.m.
Brooks Memorial Baptist Church – Vesper Service – 5 p.m.
Lottie Methodist Church – "He is Still the King of Kings" – Choirs of Lottic Baptist and Lottie Methodist – 9:30 a.m.
Lottie Baptist Church – "He is Still the King of Kings" – Combined choirs – 11 a.m.
First Assembly of God – "Scrooge Meets the Christ of Christmas" – 6:30 p.m.
December 24
Bethel United Methodist Church – Christmas Eve Service with Holy Communion – 6 p.m.
First Baptist Church – Christmas Eve Candlelight Service – 6 p.m
First United Methodist Church – Communion Service (come and go) – 5:30-7 p.m.
First Presbyterian – Christmas Eve Communion service – 6 p.m.
December 31
Brooks Memorial Baptist Church – Candlelight Lord's Supper – 6:30 p.m.