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Friday, December 1

Last day to submit applications for Wyman R. Coulter Trust funding to Ames Law Office, Orion.

Business hours. Main Street Orion’s Christmas in Orion, free cookies.

9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Main Street Orion’s Christmas in Orion, open house, Western District Library, Orion.

3 p.m. Fun & Fit Club, The Ark, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Orion.

4 to 7 p.m. Main Street Orion’s Christmas in Orion, wine tasting, Orion IGA.

5 p.m. Main Street Orion’s Christmas in Orion, cookie walk and soup supper, Methodist Activity Center.

5:30 p.m. Main Street Orion’s Christmas in Orion, tree lighting, Orion High School’s Orion Chamber Choir performance and holiday decorating contest winners at band shell, Central Park.

6:30 p.m. Main Street Orion’s Christmas in Orion, C.R. Hanna Holiday Music Makers, Methodist Activity Center.

Saturday, December 2

6:30 a.m. Shop ‘Til You Drop breakfast, followed by boarding bus for Woodfield Mall; 9 p.m. Return to church.

8:30 a.m. Orion Middle School robotics teams at contest, Deere & Company headquarters, Moline.

2 to 4 p.m. Main Street Orion’s Saturday with Santa, commons and gym, Orion Middle School.

4:45 p.m. Andover Christmas Walk, tree lighting, bandstand, Andover Lake Park.

5 to 7 p.m. Andover Christmas Walk, soup supper and other activities, American Legion Park.

5:30 to 7 p.m. Andover Christmas Walk, tractor-pulled wagon rides, east pavilion, Andover Lake Park.

6:30 to 8 p.m. Andover Christmas Walk, Tewanta & Company Trio and Orion High School’s Orion Chamber Choir, Jenny Lind Chapel.

Sunday, December 3

2 p.m. Piano recital, Kim White’s students, First Baptist Church, Orion.

Monday, December 4

Noon. Celebration of beginning of 200th year of Illinois statehood, Henry County Courthouse, Cambridge.

3 p.m. Fun & Fit Club, The Ark, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Orion.

7 p.m. Orion Village Board, basement, Orion Village Hall.

Tuesday, December 5

Noon. Henry County Senior Citizens’ meal site, Fellowship Hall, Orion United Methodist Church.

3:10 to 4:30 p.m. CONNECT after-school program, Methodist Activity Center, Orion, followed by 4:30 to 6 p.m. CONNECT, Western District Library, Orion.

4 to 6 p.m. Orion Area Food Pantry distribution, Orion Village Hall.

Wednesday, December 6

10 a.m. Listen & Do story time for pre-school children, Western District Library, Orion.

3 p.m. Fun & Fit Club, The Ark, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Orion.

7:30 p.m. Joy of Christmas Past and Present, Augustana Lutheran Church, Andover.

Thursday, December 7

3:10 to 4:30 p.m. CONNECT after-school program, Methodist Activity Center, Orion, followed by 4:30 to 6 p.m. CONNECT, Western District Library, Orion.

6 p.m. Orion Music Boosters, Woo Dog’s Pub & Grub, Orion.

Friday, December 8

3 p.m. Fun & Fit Club, The Ark, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Orion. 7 p.m. Orion Middle School band and choir winter festival, Orion High School.

Saturday, December 9

9 to 11 a.m. Cookie walk, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Orion.

2 p.m. Love for Jen benefit for the family of the late Jennifer (Rose) Miller, Gunchie’s, Davenport.

Sunday, December 10

3 p.m. Orion High School band and choirs, winter festival, with Orion Community Band, OHS gym.