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Santa in Fenwood

The Fenwood Lions Club will host a visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus on Saturday, Dec.r 14, from 1-3 p.m. at Illusions Bar in Fenwood. Children can enjoy a visit and get a special treat bag to take home.

Snowmobile safety

Snowmobile/ATV safety classes will be held later in December at the Edgar Fire Station.

Classes will be held Thursday, Dec. 26, 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday, Dec. 27, 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.; and Saturday, Dec. 28, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Pre-registration forms are available at the Edgar Village Hall, Edgar Middle School offi ce and the St. John’s School office.

For more information, contact Deb at 715-574-9100.

Family fun night

Edgar Elementary School invites families to a fun night of holiday baking on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 6 p.m. in the school cafeteria. Each child will take home a platter of freshly decorated cookies.

Feed the families

The kitchen staff at Edgar Public Schools will hold their fourth annual food drive for the Edgar/Marathon Circle of Joy food pantry. Breakfast items, such as cereal, Pop Tarts and oatmeal, and after school snacks, such as granola bars and crackers, are suggested donations. For every 100 items, the kitchen staff will donate a turkey roast in a food basket. If the school collects 1,000 items, the staff will provide the entire school with ice cream treats for lunch in January.

Food will be accepted starting Monday, Dec. 9.

Last year, the food drive provided seven Edgar Public School families with needed food for the Christmas break.

Christmas candy sale

Sacred Heart Catholic Church, town of Cassel, will hold its annual Christmas candy and bake sale on Saturday, Dec. 14, from 9 a.m. to noon.

Christmas concerts

Edgar Public School has announced Christmas concerts for K-12 and 4K students.

Concerts for K-12 students will all be held on Thursday, Dec. 12, in the school auditorium. The elementary concert is scheduled for noon followed by the middle school performance at 1:30 p.m. The high school concert is set for 7 p.m.

4K concerts will be held on Monday, Dec. 16. Monday and Wednesday students will perform at 7 p.m. The students in the Tuesday and Thursday group will have their concert at 6 p.m.

St. John’s Catholic School will hold its all-school Christmas program on Sunday, Dec. 15, 1-3 p.m. A social will follow in the church dining hall.

Socks and mittens

St. Stephen ELCA, Edgar, will again donate socks and mittens to the needy in the community. Donations of socks and mittens for all genders/ sizes/colors should be placed in the tubs in back of the church until Sunday, Dec. 15. These will be given to the Edgar/Marathon Circle of Joy on Wednesday, Dec. 18, at the Edgar Village Hall.

Book Club

The Edgar Book Club will discuss “Christmas Caramel Murder” by Joanne Fluke Thursday, Dec. 12, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Family adventure

The Edgar Branch Public Library will hold a Family Adventure Night to hear stories and make crafts involving the PBS “Wild Kratts” television show on Monday, Dec. 9, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Adult night

The Edgar Branch Public Library invites adults to make essential oil diffusers on Monday, Dec. 16, 6-7 p.m.