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Corridor briefs: Nov. 26

SPECIAL EVENTS

Meals on Wheels holds its annual Thanksgiving Dinner and Pie Auction today at 10051 Miami in Mayer. Serving starts at 11:30 a.m. with the auction immediately following.

High Desert Heritage Museum's monthly flea market at the Tourist Center/Museum building at 19600 E. Stagecoach in Cordes Junction is Nov. 29.

The Highway Tree Decorators will meet at McDonald's 3 p.m. Dec. 3 and go in a group to the big tree to decorate it for the holiday season.  All are welcome.

Mountain of Faith Lutheran Church in Cordes Lakes will have its midweek Advent services at 6 p.m. on Wednesdays, Dec. 3-17. A Christmas Eve service also will take place at 6 pm. Wednesday, Dec. 24. Everyone is invited. The church is located at 20135 E. Stagecoach Trail. For more information, call (928) 632-8785.

The craft sale at Cordes Lakes Community Center, 16357 S. Cordes Lakes Drive, where vendors will have unique items to help with your Christmas shopping, will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6. The drawing for the Christmas Chest will be held at noon.  There will also be a bake sale.

Wear your ugliest holiday sweater to the Mayer Area Meals on Wheels fundraiser dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 7. Dine on a ham dinner with all the fixings and dessert and drink for only $8.

Meals on Wheels Cookie Exchange is 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7, at the Bensch Ranch Clubhouse on Highway 69, across from the fire station.  Bring a few cookies, a donation to Meals on Wheels, and enjoy singing Christmas carols and making conversation. Performers Paula Erlene from "The Patsy Cline Show" and Ermal Williamson from "The John Wayne Show" will be entertaining.

House Lighting Contest judging will be from Dec. 15 to 18. If you have registered for the contest, please have your lights on.  If you haven't registered, the entry fee is $5, payable to Cordes Lakes Community Association. Pick up a registration form at the Tuesday meeting form 9 to 10 a.m., or contact Pam Davis at 632-4669.

Entries for the Lights Parade are being taken. Call Pat Williamson at 632-8965 to register.  

Cookies with Santa will be held on Dec. 20.  The parade starts at 6 p.m. and ends at the Community Center at 16357 S. Cordes Lakes Drive. Santa will arrive at the center to open the event. Winners of the House Lighting and Parade will be announced.

WEEKLY EVENTS

Bingo is held every Wednesday at 6 p.m.; doors open at 5 p.m. at  Cordes Lakes Community Center, 16357 S. Cordes Lakes Drive.  Jackpot varies weekly.  There will not be Bingo today, Nov. 26, due to the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Exercise class starts at 8:30 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. Chris Shackelford leads the exercise classes at the Cordes Lakes Community Center.

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) is held weekly on Fridays at 20049 E. Club Lane. Weigh-in is at 8:45 a.m., with meetings starting at 9 a.m.

United Teens meets every Friday at 11:30 a.m. at the Cordes Lakes Community Center. Group

members plan and run their own events with adult supervision.  If interested in  joining, contact Tom at 928-853-1973.

The Tuesday Planning Committee meets at the Cordes Lakes Community Center at each week at 9 a.m.  Meetings are open to everyone. Present your ideas for fundraisers, improvements, etc.

Big Bug Charity Quilters meet every Monday at the Mayer Senior Center, 10051 Miami, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Beading is held Wednesdays at 12:30 p.m.  

Beading Class is held every Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. at the MAAC, 10051 Miami.

MONTHLY EVENTS

Storytime at the Cordes Lakes Public Library is held on the first Friday of the month, with Miss Ruth reading a store to the pre-schoolers at 3 p.m.  The library is located at 15989 S. Cordes Lakes Drive.

Big Bug Gem & Mineral Club meets the third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. at various members' homes.  The group has its field trips on the Monday prior to their meeting. Contact Jack Bennetto at 928-632-4277 for more information.

Love Ministry, providing items to the needy, is located at 14720 S. Stagecoach Trail in Cordes Junction in the mobile at the Extra Self Storage. Hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the third and fourth weekends of the month.  For more information or to give a donation, contact Carol Peck at 928- 899-5050.

American Legion meets the third Friday of each month at 1 p.m. in the Conference Building at the Cordes Junction Motel, 19780 Hitching Post Way.  As you enter the property, the building is directly in front of you.

Mayer Fire has its open board meetings on the third Monday of the month at 6 p.m. at the main location on Highway 69.  

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