Area students are home for the holidays, and families everywhere will gather to celebrate Christmas over the weekend. This week, we’ve got holiday events galore, including several Christmas Eve services, plus a free class at the .
Tuesday, Dec. 20. Need help learning to use Microsoft Word 2007? The is holding a Word II class on Tuesday from 9:30 am to 11:30 am. Students will learn how to print and format text to enhance visual impact. Classes are free, but registration is required. To register, call the library at 314-994-3300.
Wednesday, Dec. 21. Not in the holiday spirit yet? Head over to on Wednesday for a holiday choir performance in the center court. From 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm, the choir will delight shoppers with holiday music. For more information, call guest services at 314-432-0604.
Thursday, Dec. 22. Is your holiday shopping all done? If not, you might be interested in knowing that has extended shopping hours until Jan. 31. All retail stores will be open from 10:00 am until 8:00 pm, Monday through Friday. For more information, call guest services at 314-432-0604.
Friday, Dec. 23. Still working on that holiday meal plan? , located at , will have its resident chef on hand between noon and 4:00 pm on Friday to answer all of your last-minute holiday meal planning and entertaining questions. The chef will also be available on Wednesday and Thursday. Visit Sur La Table’s website for more details.
Saturday, Dec. 24. Saturday is Christmas Eve, and many area families will be celebrating together and attending Christmas Eve Services.
- will hold Christmas Eve services at 4:30 pm. For more information, call the church at 314-991-3424.
- will have Christmas Eve Services at 5:00, 8:00 and 11:00 pm. For more information on Salem’s services, call the church at 314-991-0546.
- will hold its Christmas Eve services at 5:00 pm. For more information, call the church at 314-993-6743.
- is holding Christmas Eve services at 4:00, 6:00, 10:30 and 11:00 pm. For more information, visit the church website.
Sunday, Dec. 25. Sunday is Christmas Day. Spend the day enjoying your family, and remember what the late Andy Rooney said, “One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Christmas day. Don't clean it up too quickly.”
Merry Christmas from all of us at Ladue-Frontenac Patch!
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