December 17, 2008 — Ornament making
The Olive Hill Library will host a free Family Craft day Dec. 17, 5:30 p.m. Bring your family together this holiday season and make many precious memories, as you create a Snow Family and Ornaments. All materials will be provided. Supplies are limited.
Call 606.286.8070 to register.
Benefit Christmas Gala
The Carter County Republican Party will present a Benefit Christmas Gala Friday, Dec. 19 at the Grayson Conference Center, 7-11 p.m.
The public is invited to this special event that will include dinner, music, dancing and a silent auction. Special guest speaker will be U.S. Congressman Geoff Davis. Tim Err from WSAZ TV will be the emcee.
Proceeds from the event will go to Grayson and Olive Hill Meals on Wheels and to the OHFD’s toy drive.
Admission will be $20 and a new unwrapped toy. For tickets call 606.316.6850 or visit firstname.lastname@example.org.
Christmas in the Park
The public is invited to “Christmas in the Park” at Princess Chapel Park every weekend through New Years Day, 6 – 9 p.m.
Everything is free including: coffee and hot chocolate, hotdog roasts, Amish buggy rides, hayrides, 30,000 Christmas lights, 20 Christmas trees with voting available to help choose the favorite one, and live music each Friday and Saturday evening.
Pastor Clell Lucas and friends invite everyone to bring their whole family and come where the “big flag flies”, at the junction of U.S. 60 and Rt. 5.
Bikers give toys, coats
• Eastern Ky. Holy Rollers bike club will be giving away free coats and free toys to those in need on Saturday, Dec. 20, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. at New Beginnings Assembly of God in Grayson.
New Beginnings is located at 126 Promise Land Drive, Grayson.
The club will also be giving a new toy to every child who comes to visit a parent in the Carter County Detention Center Saturday, Dec. 20 and Sunday, Dec. 21. This annual event is to enable the children to receive a Christmas present from his or her mom or dad and is in memory of Gerad Maggard.
For more information or to donate, contact Andy or LeAlan at 606.369.6264 or 606.315.1264.
Pancakes and photos
The Olive Hill Historical Society and the Olive Hill Adult Learning Center & Library are hosting a Pancake Breakfast with Santa on Saturday Dec. 20, 7 a.m. - 11 a.m. at the Olive Hill High School.
Have breakfast and a photo with Santa. For more information, call 286-2124 or 286-2511.
December 17, 2008 — Ornament making
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