Places to go and people to see

Places to go and people to see

Posted: Friday, December 16, 2011 8:03 pm

Saturday
A Very Merry
Martin Christmas
6:30 p.m.
 A benefit for We Care Ministries sponsored by Sodexo  Dining Services. There will be fellowship, a Christmas dinner and a live Christmas music variety show featuring local talent.
Sunday and Dec. 28
Church Christmas
program in Murray
On Sunday night, the adult choir will present “Light Looked Down” arranged by Marty Parks. This beautiful collection of songs, carols and drama serves to remind people that God sent Jesus to be an extraordinary presence in life, no matter how anyone might feel in his or her heart.  
On the night of Dec. 28, the youth choir will sing selections from “Celebrate the Day” created by Jonathan Crumpton and Luke Gambill. This modern praise and worship musical for Christmas relates a message of relationship with Jesus for every day of the year and especially during the Christmas holidays.
Songs like “I Will Follow” and “Light of the World” are arranged along with contemporary versions of beloved traditional carols.
The children’s and adult musicals will begin at 6 p.m. on Sunday night.
The youth service will begin at 7 p.m. on Wednesday. Poplar Spring Baptist Church is located just east of Murray about five miles within the Pottertown community at 749 Poplar Springs Drive.
No admission charge or ticket is necessary for any performance.
For more information, call the church office at (270) 436-2564.
Sunday
The children and youth of Dresden First United Methodist Church will present two Christmas plays on Sunday evening at 6 p.m. There will be a fellowship meal after the plays.
All community members are invited to join in for a fun evening and invite your friends.
For more information, call 364-2419.
Jan. 2, 2012
First hike of
the new year
Big Cypress Tree Natural Area and the Friends of the Big Cypress Tree invite the community to come and participate in the first hike of the new year Jan. 2, 2012. This is a family hike along the park’s tree identification trial, which is approximately three-tenths of a mile long. Three times around the trail makes about a mile.
The hike will end at the picnic shelter where there will be a short program about the history of the park as well as a talk about the 75th anniversary of Tennessee state parks. The Friends of Big Cypress Tree will serve refreshments in the picnic shelter.
The trail is paved, level and suitable for wheelchairs and baby strollers. The entire family is encouraged to come out and be part of the first hike of the new year at Big Cypress Tree State Natural Area. The hike will begin at 1 p.m.
The park is located five miles west of Greenfield on Highway 445.
Turn west onto 445 from Highway 45 east and follow the signs.
Feb. 21, 2012
WLJT Channel 11
Wedding Wonderland
Watch for details. Wedding Wonderland will be at the Lindell and the Opera House.

wcp 12/15/11

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