Nov. 23-Dec. 24

Salvation Army Christmas kettles, Mount Gilead Kroger, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Monday-through Saturday; 9 a.m.-9 p.m. the week before Christmas. To sign up for a shift, call 567-231-3824 or email Chad Richey at Donations help with transportation, medical and food for needy residents of Morrow County; in partnership with HelpLine.

Nov. 30-Dec. 2

Marion Palace Theatre’s annual community production of “Christmas at the Palace”; times are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.

Dec. 1

Marengo United Methodist Church Annual Christmas Craft Show & Cookie Walk; 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 8 N. Main St. Marengo.

Annual Jingle Bells Craft & Gift Show at Morrow Manor of Chesterville. Door prizes and a special visitor from the North Pole. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Proceeds to benefit the Resident Council New Year’s Eve Party. 115 N. Portland Ave. Chesterville.

Perry Cook Library hosting their Annual Christmas Open House 10 am.-3 p.m. Refreshments, make-and-take crafts, cookie decorating and a visit from a gentleman from the North Pole.

HPM retirees, office workers, annual Christmas dinner, noon; Trinity United Methodist Church. Ham loaf or chicken breast plus sides, pies. Bring donation of canned good item for church food pantry. Questions, call Sheryl Hawk at 740-485-2075. Cost is $8.50 per person.

Dec. 6

Hospital Auxiliary Collective Goods Sale, Room A, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Formerly known as Books For Fun.

Dec. 7

Annual Christmas Parade, downtown Mount Gilead, 7 p.m., Light the Night with Musical Madness; other events begin at 5 p.m. Activities will be held at the Mount Gilead Library and at participating downtown merchants. Parade will kick off from the fairgrounds at 7 p.m. and travel north on Main Street.

Dec. 8

Pines Christian Church, 6775 U.S. North, Johnsville, Nativity open house, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. More than 2,000 sets; homemade soup, cookies and hot drinks. Free clothes closet in the cabin, 9 a.m.-noon. For special group visits to nursing homes, etc. call 419-362-6903.

Dec. 9

Christmas Open House at Selover Library, Chesterville, 3-5 p.m. Llama petting zoo, live music, crafts, cookies and hot chocolate.

Dec. 13

Christmas in Cardington, 5 p.m. Lights contest and prize for the best lighted house. Santa, cookies, raffles, music, Grinch, cookie decorating, ornament making, food, live Nativity. Hosted by Cardington Market.

To submit items for the Community Calendar email them to Deadline is 4 p.m. Friday to appear in the following week’s edition.

To submit items for the Community Calendar email them to Deadline is 4 p.m. Friday to appear in the following week’s edition.