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Civil Air Patrol’s Composite & TLC Academy Cadet Squadrons are partnering for Wreaths Across America, to place wreaths on the graves of fallen military on Sat. Dec.15. The public is invited to join them in laying a wreath at a grave to say Thank You for their life and service to our nation. The event starts @ 11 am @ Belvedere Memorial Park.

 

17th Annual Christmas Posada will be 6 to 9 p.m. Fri. Dec. 14, @ McNease Convention Center. . Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. There will be a feast of tamales, and more. There will also be live entertainment and gifts for children delivered by Santa. Sponsored by Conexion San Angelo, the event is free for the community, and everyone is welcome.

 

Concho Valley PAWS is hosting a free adoption event on Sat. Dec.15 @ San Angelo Animal Shelter on US Highway 67 N. The “Homes for the Holidays” event is 10 am - 6 pm. Those wishing to adopt are asked to complete the adoption application online at cvpaws.org this week. PAWS will also provide spay and neuter vouchers for $25 for the 1st 75 people.

 

25th anniversary of Concho Christmas Celebration Tour of Lights is every night through Monday, Dec. 31st. Open from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. weeknights, & 6 p.m. to Midnight Fri. & Sat. Suggested donation of $5 per vehicle, and families are invited to walk, run, bike, or drive the Tour. Several other events are planned and for dates and times, visit the Concho Christmas Celebration website, "concho christmas celebration dot com".

Family Shelter is seeking donors for its annual Christmas “adopt-a-mom” program. Donors are provided a wish list from the moms and children that reside at the safe haven. Gift givers can also choose single adults residing at the shelter. Needed items include unwrapped gifts for adults, teenagers and children, stocking stuffers, gift bags, wrapping paper, ribbon & tape. Contact Valerie or Hilarie at 325-655-5774. Donation checks may be brought to the shelter or to: Family Shelter, P.O. Box 5018, San Angelo, Texas 76902

 

Angelo State Planetarium presenting 2 astronomy shows in the Vincent Building. Each Thursday “Season of Light” at 7 p.m. & “Secret Lives of Stars” at 8 p.m. Open to the public with admission $3 for adults and $2 for children, active military and senior citizens. ASU students, faculty and staff admitted free.

 

City Parks & Rec Dept. is considering installing hammock hookup poles where the public could hang their own hammocks to relax. They need the public’s thoughts on the best place to do this … that is, where would citizens most like to recline in their own hammock. Parks and Recreation is conducting an online survey of possible park locations from now through December 15 "cosatx.us/hammock".

 

Concho Christmas Celebration continues... activities include “Run Rudolph Run,” a non-competitive fun run on Sun. Dec. 16th and the new “Kayak Through the Lights,” an evening paddle along the Concho River at 5:30 PM Sat. Dec. 16. FMI: "Concho Christmas Celebration dot com."