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Sunday, Nov. 27

Greater St. Stephen Church, 6513 Whaleyville Boulevard, is having their 82nd anniversary celebration at 3:30 p.m.

Bishop P. L. Whitfield, pastor of Rising St. James, will be the special guest.

For more information, call (252) 357-1639 or 986-2219.

Monday, Nov. 28

The Nansemond Parkway Civic League will meet at 6 p.m. at Tabernacle Baptist Church, 3667 Nansemond Parkway. Call 539-2548 for information.

Friday, Dec. 2

The Suffolk Red Hat Society will meet at 12:30 p.m. at The Dining Room. It is the last meeting of the year. Any woman over 50 with a red hat and purple clothing is invited to attend. Call Evelyne Graham, 923-5751, for information.

Main Street United Methodist Church, 202 North Main Street, presents &uot;Trilogy&uot; today at noon for a 30 minute free concert and a soup and sandwich luncheon.

&uot;Trilogy&uot; will present a program of seasonal carols and songs.

Donations for lunch ($5 suggested) will benefit the Organ Fund.

For more information, call 539-8751.

Santa will visit the Seaboard Railroad Train Station Museum on North Main Street from 6-7:30 p.m. Photos will be offered at $5 per child. Call 923-4750 for reservations.

Students in the former Booker T. Washington High School classes of 1968 and 1969 are invited to a meet-and-greet at Fire Mountain, on North Main Street, from 5 to 7 p.m. Call Gail Hinton Copeland, 539-3689, or June Bowers, 548-9220, for information.

Saturday, Dec. 3

The East Suffolk High School Alumni Association will meet at 1 p.m. at the East Suffolk Complex on South 6th Street. Call 986-2322 for information.

Providence United Methodist Church, 3109 Providence Road, will conduct its December Citrus Fruit Sale as part of its fund-raising activities.

Fresh naval oranges, grapefruit, and tangerines will be available.

For information or to place an order (by Dec. 5) call 934-9263.

White Poinsettia Celebration Weekend at White’s Old Mill Garden Center begins today and runs through Dec. 4. Free tram rides through the greenhouse will be available from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday and noon until 4 p.m. Sunday. Santa will be there at the same times each day. Call 487-2300.

Have lunch with Santa and Rudolph from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Wakefield Foundation, 100 Wilson Ave, Wakefield. Cost is $5 per person and two and younger are free.

Photos with Santa will be taken.

Tickets available at Wakefield Pharmacy, Kids Korner, Waverly Drug Store and Windsor Pharmacy. Reservations required. Call 899-2365 or 89-6005.

Learn the game of tennis or brush up on your skills in the park. This tennis clinic is for youth ages 5 to 15 and will be held at the Howard Mast Tennis Courts, 1401 N. Main St. The cost is $20 per person and the registration deadline is Nov. 30. Call 923-2366.

The 11th annual Battle of Great Bridge Celebration will be held today from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 500 Callison Drive, Chesapeake. For information, call 382-6411.

Sunday, Dec. 4

Annette Montgomery, author of &uot;The Black History Series: Suffolk,&uot; will visit the Seaboard Railroad Train Station Museum on North Main Street from 1-3 p.m. Her book will be available that day.

The 11th annual Battle of Great Bridge Celebration will continue today from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 500 Callison Drive, Chesapeake. For information, call 382-6411.

Main Street United Methodist Church will hold a &uot;Hanging of the Greens – Preparing God’s House&uot; at 6:30 p.m. at 202 North Main Street.

Monday, Dec. 5

&uot;The Shoemaker,&uot; performed by 40 Ukrainian orphans, will be presented at Wilroy Baptist Church, 306 Williams Road, at 7 p.m. Admission is free.

Suffolk Christian Church, 216 North Main St., will present a Christmas concert featuring Judy Fischer at the piano and Mary Huber at the organ at 4 p.m. Call 539-1025.

Wednesday, Dec. 7

Laurel Garden Club will present &uot;Creating a Hogarth Curve,&uot; using fresh fruit, live berries, cones and greens at 10 a.m. at 1520 Woodspath Lane. Guest: Otis Owen. Exhibits: Class of the Day and Open Class. Call 238-3489.

Friday, Dec. 9

Apostolic Faith Churches of God Headquarters, 680 Oak St. Doors open at 6 p.m., concert at 7 p.m. Early bird tickets $10, after that $15. Includes Dynamic Tones, Brothers in Christ, Southernaires.

A Christmas Cantata, &uot;The King of Kings,&uot; will be presented at Wilroy Baptist Church, 306 Williams Road, at 7 p.m. Nursery provided.

Saturday, Dec. 10

The Band Parents Association of Nansemond-Suffolk Academy will host its 18th Annual Breakfast with Santa 8:30-10:30 a.m. (2 separate seatings) at the school. Tickets: $5 per person, $3 to have photo taken with Santa. Everything is Santa’s Shopping Village is $2. Reservations required. Call 365-4434.

A Christmas Cantata, &uot;The King of Kings,&uot; will be presented at Wilroy Baptist Church, 306 Williams Road, at 6 p.m. Nursery provided.

Santa will visit the Seaboard Railroad Train Station Museum on North Main Street from 6-7:30 p.m. Photos will be offered at $5 per child. Call 923-4750 for reservations.

Sunday, Dec. 11

A Christmas Cantata, &uot;The King of Kings,&uot; will be presented at Wilroy Baptist Church, 306 Williams Road, at 6 p.m. Nursery provided.

Wednesday, Dec. 14

Elvis concert, at Southampton High School, 6:30 p.m. Tickets call Joan Bunn 654-6286.

Sunday Dec. 18

Main Street United Methodist Church will have a live nativity at 3:30 p.m. and a candlelight musical reception with Santa at 4 p.m. in the fellowship hall. The church is at 202 North Main St.

A Christmas Breakfast will be held at 9 a.m. at Wilroy Baptist Church, 306 Williams Road. Worship service is at 10:30 and includes a special program with puppets. Nursery provided.

A drive-through Christmas Panorama will be held at Wilroy Baptist Church, 306 Williams Road today through Dec. 21 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 24

Main Street United Methodist Church will hold a Christmas Eve candlelight communion at 5:30 p.m. (the Christmas Story for families) and 11 p.m. (traditional service.)

Wilroy Baptist Church, 306 Williams Road, will hold a Christmas Eve service at 5 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 25

Main Street United Methodist Church will hold a Christmas service with worship at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. and a Praise Connection at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 202 North Main St.

On-going

The Suffolk Citywide Martin Luther King Day Celebration Committee is accepting applications for the 2006 I Have a Dream Award. It is presented annually to a group or individual working to fulfill the ideals of the slain civil rights leader. The award will be presented to the recipient at the annual citywide celebration event on Jan. 16, 2006. Applications can be gotten from the Rev. Dr. Mark A. Croston, P.O. Box 1834, Suffolk, 23439; by calling 539-3324, or via e-mail at eebcmac@aol.com. Completed applications must be returned by Jan. 4, 2006.

First aid/CPR/AED Instructor training at the Suffolk Chapter of the American Red Cross. Call Lisa Harrell 539-6645.

The Lakeland High School Class of 1996 is planning its 10-year class reunion.

Contact Dion Scott

819-3518; e-mail myshizz@yahoo.com; or Darius Bailey 435-4617;

DaGrain2005@yahoo.com.

Bennetts Creek Ruritan will be holding Turkey-Ham Shoots every Saturday through Nov. 26 at 5433 Shoulders Hill Road. The benefits help the Driver Volunteer Fire Department, Boy Scout Troop 16 and the North Suffolk YMCA.

Tickets go on sale each Saturday at 5:30 p.m. and the shoot starts at 6 p.m.

The Suffolk Volunteer Fire Co. Turkey Shoot runs through Nov. 19 on Friday and Saturday from 7-10 p.m., at Route 460 behind Oliver’s Auto (3624 Pruden Boulevard).

Suffolk High School Class of ’75 is looking for classmates for a reunion. Call Ann Ruffin 582-0155, Paquita Lawrence 535-4021, or Jackie Williams 376-2275

The John F. Kennedy High School Class of 1973 is planning a gala for its 35rd class reunion celebration.

Call Dr. Freddie J. Wiggins, 923-1006 or fax, 923-0566.

Crewmembers from the USS Rio Grande (AOG-3) are planning a reunion in Norfolk in the fall of 2006. Call Richard Hughes (480) 895-5611 or email at dichughes@robsoncom.net