DEC. 6, 2012
• Byng Elementary’s book fair is ongoing through Friday. The book fair will offer books and educational products for all ages. The book fair hours Thursday are from 8 a.m. until 5:30 p.m., and Friday from 8 a.m. until noon. A special family night is from 3-5:30 p.m. Thursday. Proceeds go for the purchase of new library books. For more information, phone Byng Elementary, 580-310-6770.
• Ada Chickasaw Senior Citizens hosts an Indian taco sale from 3-7 p.m. at the senior site, 1005 Chamber Loop. Dr. John Garber will auction pies and cakes beginning at 5:30 p.m. Cost of the meal, including dessert and drink, is $7. Red Barn Band will entertain. For delivery of two or more taco dinners in the city limits, phone 580-436-1007.
• Date for Weight Watchers meeting held at the Ada Arts and Heritage Center, 400 S. Rennie, at 5:15 p.m. has been changed from Thursday, Dec. 6, to Tuesday, Dec. 4. This change is for this week only.
• United Campus Ministry Spaghetti Spectacular takes place at First United Methodist Church, located at the corner of Broadway and 14th streets. Lunch is served from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Dinner is from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Cost is $6 per adult and $3 per child for all-you-can-eat spaghetti, bread, salad and dessert. Proceeds benefit United Campus Ministry, an outreach to college students on the campus of East Central University. Deliveries and pick-up orders are available for businesses during lunch. For more information, call 436-3400.
• NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness) meets the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in the conference room next to the dining room at Valley View Regional Hospital.
DEC. 7, 2012
• The Polar Express Park Train made its opening season run Friday, Nov. 23, at 6 p.m. Braving the cold, the train circles Wintersmith Park, giving passengers a special view of the holiday lights. The train will be open to the public each Friday and Saturday evening until Christmas between 6-9 p.m. All rides are free. A complimentary cup of hot chocolate awaits passengers returning from their journey. These special trips are provided for children between the ages of 1 and 100 and are a gift from the Kiwanis Clubs of Ada.