What's there to do in the next week?

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.

Monday, December 11

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

Tuesday, December 12

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.

7:30 p.m. Orion American Legion Post 255 and Auxiliary, post home.

Wednesday, December 13

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. Orion Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 143 and Auxiliary, post home.

7:30 p.m. Orion school board meeting, superintendent’s office, Orion.

Thursday, December 14

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.

7 p.m. Orion Athletic Boosters, commons, Orion High School.

Friday, December 15

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

6:30 p.m. C.R. Hanna Elementary School’s first- and second-grade music festival, gym, Orion High School.

Call about events

Planning a special event? The Orion Gazette can run stories, brief news items and ads.

Also, the staff can take a photo to promote your event, or organizers can submit one. In the issue just before the event, the newspaper can include it in the community calendar.

Contact the editor at (309) 230-7039 or news@oriongazette.com.