News Briefs – December 7, 2016

Chris Clegg
South Peace News
Annual Cookie Extravaganza Dec. 7

If you need to stock up on Christmas treats for the holiday season, here’s your chance.
The High Prairie United Church’s annual Cookie Extravaganza will be held Dec. 7 from 5-6 p.m. at the downtown Elks Hall in High Prairie.
Patrons can purchase a large container for $10 or a small container for $5 and fill it with their choice of many delicious homemade cookies.
Cookies usually go fast so be sure and arrive early.
Little Elves Party Dec. 7

The High Prairie and District Children’s Resource Council Little Elves Christmas Party will be held Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the centre.
Families and caregivers of children 0-6 years of age are invited to the celebration to join Santa and his helpers for songs, rhymes, lunch and crafts.
A potluck lunch occurs at noon so everyone is invited to bring a dish.
Admission is free. Although the party is geared toward children 0-6 years, everyone is welcome to attend.
Christmas Family Fun Day Dec. 10

Marigold Enterprises is holding a Christmas Family Fun Day Dec. 10 from noon to 4 p.m. in the building where they hold the Farmer’s Market.
Crafts, games and cookie decorating are planned at a cost of $10 per person.
Test your skills in the gingerbread house decorating contest. Bring your own home. Cost to enter is $3.
St. Paul’s Christmas Dinner Dec. 11

St. Paul’s Roman Catholic Church is holding its annual Christmas Dinner Dec. 11 from 5-7 p.m. at the church hall.
Donations will be accepted for the High Prairie and District Food Bank.
A silent auction will also be held as a fundraiser.
Everyone is welcome to attend regardless of denomination.
Last Chance Christmas Sale Dec. 18

Last-minute Christmas stocking stuffers, gifts and some fresh baking just in time for Christmas will all be available at the Last Chance Christmas Sale Dec. 18 at the High Prairie Golf Course’s Spike Lounge.
Home-based businesses will be selling their wares, including crafts and baking.
The sale runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The kitchen will be open for food and beverages featuring Audrey’s Catering. She will be serving her locally famous doughnuts and elephant ears.
Interested vendors can call Dayna Jarvis at [780] 523-7200 to book a table.
New Year’s Dance at Triangle

The Pioneer Thresherman’s Association will be ringing in the New Year in style with a dance Dec. 31.
Backwater Breakdown will be providing the music at the dance, held from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. A midnight lunch will be provided and a designated driver service will be provided.
Tickets are $25 each and are limited. They can be purchased at Max Fuel Distributors, Revolution Chevrolet, and NAPA Auto Parts. Attend the dance the night away!
For more information, please call [780] 523-4010 or [780] 523-2651.

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