Working for the Weekend

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TRI-CITIES, Neb. -- As we're "Working for the Weekend," there are a few holiday inspired events you can check out.

What: Jingle Brew: An Art Bar Holiday Sing-Along
When: Friday, December 23 from 7:30 P.M. to 9:30 P.M.
Where: Art Bar, 647 W 2nd St, Hastings
Details: Singer/songwriter Emily Dunbar of Star Belle, accompanied with the talented songbird Sarah Nottage-Tacey will be hosting a holiday singalong in Art Bar. Sheet music to sing along will be passed out. Join us in the Christmas spirit this weekend as we sing our hearts out!

What: Christmas Eve by Candlelight
When: Saturday, December 24 at either 4 P.M. or 6 P.M.
Where: Grace United Methodist Chruch, 1832 W 9th St, Hastings
Details: Join Grace United Methodist Church as we worship with two services on Christmas Eve. Both services include lessons and carols, special music, communion for all, and the beautiful tradition of lighting candles together.

What: Free Christmas Eve Lunch
When: Saturday, December 24 from 11 A.M. to 2 P.M.
Where: St. Mary's Cathedral Square Parish Center, 112 S Cedar St, Grand Island
Details: Serving Turkey with all the Trimmings
29th Year of Free Christmas Eve Lunches. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus Councils #1159, #9562, #10387, #11363, and Doniphan Nebraska Council #11824

What: St. Paul's Community Christmas Dinner
When: Sunday, December 25 from 12 P.M. to 2 P.M.
Where: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 1515 S Harrison St, Grand Island
Details: Description: Come enjoy Christmas dinner with friends and family at the Community Christmas Dinner. A traditional Christmas dinner with all the trimmings, Christmas Carols, and even a visit from old St. Nick. There is no charge for the dinner, but free will offering is always accepted.

What: Gift Wrapping by TeamMates Mentoring Program
When: Through Saturday, December 24
Where: Hilltop Mall, 5011 2nd Ave, Kearney
Details: Don't want to wrap all of your holiday gifts? Bring your gifts to the Hilltop Mall and the TeamMate Mentoring Program can take care of it for you! A donation of $2 per gift is suggested and tips are welcome. The gift wrappers will be available at the mall December 9th-December 24th at center court. Check the Hilltop Mall website for the gift wrapping times.

What: "It's a Wonderful Life" Free Viewing
When: Saturday, December 24 at 7:30 P.M.
Where: The World Theatre, 2318 Central Ave, Kearney
Details: Catch a FREE viewing of "It's a Wonderful Life." Brief synopsis of the movie -- After George Bailey (James Stewart) wishes he had never been born, an angel (Henry Travers) is sent to earth to make George's wish come true. George starts to realize how many lives he has changed and impacted, and how they would be different if he was never there.