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Hockey tourney in works for holidays


The Friends of the Emo-La Vallee Community Centre is planning a 3-on-3 hockey tournament on Dec. 27-28 to raise funds for the arena.

The cost of entering a team, comprised of nine players and one goalie, will be $300. There will be a maximum of six teams in each of the three divisions: Atom, PeeWee, and Bantam.

The organizing committee also is looking for donations to the penny table. If you have anything you’d like to donate, call Lucille at 486-1251 or you can drop items off at the arena.

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The Borderland Community Orchestra will present its “Holly Daze” Christmas concert, with special guests the DYS “Seussical” cast, this Friday (Dec. 5) at 7:30 p.m. at Donald Young School.

Admission is $6 for adults, with children under 12 being free. Proceeds to go towards the drama program at DYS.

There also will be a Scholastic book fair held in conjunction with the concert, so come out, enjoy the music, and purchase a for someone special this Christmas.

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The local Right Relations Circle will be hosting a potluck feast at Knox United Church in Emo on Dec. 18. The theme for the event is “Getting to know your neighbour.”

Everyone is welcome to attend—just bring along a dish to share.

For more information, call Janet at 482-2585.

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The Emo Centennial Choir, along with director Renée Martin-Brown and accompanist Lisa Vos, will present an evening of Christmas music and readings, entitled “Hark, A Glad Sound,” on Monday, Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m. at the Christian Reformed Church in Emo.

A free-will offering will be taken, and everyone is welcome!

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Don’t forget that St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Emo will be holding its Christmas tea this Saturday (Dec. 6) from 1-3 p.m. in the church hall.

Admission is $3, and there also will be baking, religious articles, mini-draws, crafts etc.

The tea is sponsored by the St. Patrick’s C.W.L., and everyone is invited to attend.

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The Royal Canadian Legion Br. #99 in Emo will be holding its annual seniors’ Christmas supper this Sunday (Dec. 7) starting at 5:30 p.m.

The cost of the supper is $6, with take-out order to be available starting at 4:30 p.m.

For tickets, contact the Legion at 482-2250, or Adelia (482-2513), Jacqui (482-2051), or Lois (486-3602).

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