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Gotta Do It 5

HOMEMADE SOCK BUDDIES

WHEN: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7

WHERE: Morris Area Public Library, 604 Liberty St., Morris

COST & INFO: For information, call 815-942-6880 or visit www.morrislibrary.com.

EUCHRE AT THE LIBRARY

WHEN: 1 to 4 p.m. Dec. 8

WHERE: Coal City Public Library District

COST & INFO: An afternoon of friendly euchre with prizes and refreshments. Adults only. For information, contact Kathy Brown at 815-634 - 4552, ext 114, or kathy@ccpld.org.

UNITED METHODIST WOMEN GATHERING

WHEN: 9 a.m. Dec. 9

WHERE: Coal City United Methodist Church, 6805 E McArdle Road, Coal City

COST & INFO: United Methodist Women is an action organization that helps women, children and youth. Focus areas at this time are: climate justice, economic justice, mass incarceration of people of color, stopping the pipeline from school to prison, maternal health and a living wage. Our units, our district gatherings and our conference UMWs address these issues by providing information and suggestions for making changes. All women welcome. Call 815-634-8670.

COOKIE HEAVEN

WHEN: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 9

WHERE: First Presbyterian Church Morris, 200 E Jackson St., Morris

COST & INFO: Help support a great cause, Loving Deeds for Kids in Need. The event ends when cookies run out. For information, call 815-942-1871.

SAXOPHONE RECITAL

WHEN: 2 to 3 p.m. Dec. 10

WHERE: First Presbyterian Church Morris, 200 E Jackson St., Morris

COST & INFO: Rev. Roy Backus will give his first saxophone recital on alto and soprano saxophones. He will play some classical arrangements, traditional religious hymns, jazz standards and some Christmas favorites. Accompanists include; Jill Kopczick on piano, Robert Ferraris on bass and Adam Roseland on vocals. This is part of the Grundy County Arts Guild Series. For information, call 815-942-1871.

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