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Sterling House Parade of Trees on tap Friday

Sterling House of Ennis will host its annual Parade of Trees and Door Wreaths again this year. The trees and wreaths will be on display through the holidays and will be auctioned off silently up until the week of Christmas. Proceeds will benefit the Ennis Boys and Girls Club. A special evening event at 7 […]

Production continues

My Favorite Christmas, the latest production of Theatre Rocks! in Ennis,  continues at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Dec. 21, with a 2:30 p.m. Sunday matinee set Dec. 22. Tickets cost $15 for adults, $12 for seniors or students. Call 972-878-5126 or visit www.theatrerocks.com for more information.

Santa pet pictures set

Tammy Koch will take pet pictures with Santa Claus from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Bluebonnet City Veterinary Clinic, located at 215 SW. Main St. in Ennis. Photos cost $5 and proceeds will benefit Tails of Hope Pet Rescue.

B&G Club collecting toys

The Boys and Girls Club of Ennis will be collecting toys for children in need from now until Dec. 20. Toys can be dropped off from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Club’s location at 1211 South Clay Street. For more information, call Quentin Holloman at 214-723-2666.

‘My Favorite Christmas’ production continues

My Favorite Christmas, the latest production of the Theatre Rocks! playhouse in Ennis, continues at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Dec. 21, with a 2:30 p.m. Sunday matinee set Dec. 22. Tickets cost $15 for adults, $12 for seniors or students. Call 972-878-5126 or visit www.theatrerocks.com for more information.

Blessing Center hosts Cool Jamz Nation

The Blessing Center at 1700 N. Kaufman St. will host Cool Jamz Nation from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays featuring homework help, fun and games and a hot meal. For more information, call 972-875-1118 or email w…@sbcglobal.net.

Monthly luncheon for Christian Women’s Connection set

The Christian Women’s Connection of Ellis County will host their monthly luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18. The speaker will be small business owner, nurse and college professor Jeanette Swahn. The cost is $13. RSVP by Dec. 15 by calling Margaret at 972-825-3559 or emailing pmes…@yahoo.com, or by calling Barb at 214-463-5064 or emailing […]

Baylor Baptist to host Living Christmas Tree program

Baylor Baptist Church’s Living Christmas Tree Choir will present “All Is Well” from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15. Tickets not required. Arrive early to get the best seating. Pre-concert music and Puppets of Praise presentation begins 10 minutes before the hour.

Give a Kid a Chance calls Santa to town

The Give a Kid a Chance Christmas celebration this year will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 at San Jacinto Auditorium. The event features holiday dance and vocal performances by GO Academy and New Hope church.  There will be “Photos with Santa”, face painting, book nook and other kid and family friendly […]

Poetry and art contest in motion

The 12th Annual Martin Luther King Oratorical, Poetry and Art Contest is open to all EISD students in grades K-12. Students can compete for awards and scholarships. The event will be at 7 p.m. Jan. 16, 2014 at San Jacinto Auditorium. For more information, call Mary Dowell at 469-387-4051 or email uitc…@gmail.com.

Santa to be Ennis Public Library

The Ennis Public Library will have a visit from Santa Claus at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12. Families that attend will be able to take pictures with Santa with their own cameras, hear Christmas stories and sing holiday jingles. This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the Ennis Public Library; a United Way […]

Ennis Historical Society plans two holiday events

The Ennis Historical Society will host two events during the Christmas holidays. The group’s Christmas Party is set at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6 at Wildflower Café. It is open to all, and more information is available at www.ennishistoricalsociety.org. Guests can bring children, and plans including caroling outside, weather permitting. The organization will also host […]

Ennis Retired School Personnel host annual luncheon

The Ennis Retired School Personnel Association will meet at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 5 at the St. Thomas Episcopal Church Fellowship Hall for their annual soup and cornbread luncheon. Members are reminded to bring a dozen of their favorite cookies gift-wrapped for playing Bingo for Cookies. Also remember to bring a Christmas stocking filled with […]

‘My Favorite Christmas’ opens Thursday

My Favorite Christmas, the latest production of the Theatre Rocks! playhouse in Ennis, opens at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5. It continues at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Dec. 21, with a 2:30 p.m. Sunday matinee set Dec. 22. Tickets cost $15 for adults, $12 for seniors or students. Call 972-878-7529 or visit www.theatrerocks.com for […]

EHS class of 2004 sponsoring Goff family benefit

The Ennis High School class of 2004 has sponsored a benefit account for the Goff family at Prosperity Bank in Ennis. Donations can be made at any Prosperity Bank. For more information, call Jenna Hartley at 972-589-2552.

Senior Angels in Angel Tree

Senior Angels will be in the Angel Tree at Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral homes in Waxahachie and Ennis. The proceeds benefit Ellis County seniors. Senior angels will be available now through Dec. 3. For more information, call 972-878-2211.

Parade of Lights signups continuing

The Ennis Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for parade floats for the annual Christmas Parade of Lights on Dec. 5. The deadline for entry is Nov. 27. The parade will start on Clay Street and proceed south to Ennis Avenue, turning east onto Ennis Avenue to West Main and turning north. Line up starts […]

Goff family benefit set up

The Ennis High School class of 2004 has sponsored a benefit account for the Goff family at Prosperity Bank in Ennis. Donations can be made at any Prosperity Bank. For more information, call Jenna Hartley at 972-589-2552.

Parade apps due Nov. 22

The Ennis Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for parade floats for the annual Christmas Parade of Lights on Dec. 5. The deadline for entry is Nov. 22. The parade will start on Clay Street and proceed south to Ennis Avenue, turning east onto Ennis Avenue to West Main and turning north. Line up starts […]

Library’s Teen Movie Nite set

The Ennis Public Library will be hosting a Teen Movie Nite on Thursday, Nov. 21 from 5 to 8 p.m. Teens in seventh to 12th grades are invited to come to the library for the movie showing. There will be fun, food, and door prizes. This free event is sponsored by the Friends of the […]

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