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Annual Christmas Bazaar

Saturday, December 5th 2015 - 12:00 am - 6:00 pm at Basilica of St. John
1915 University

The Basilica of St. John Altar and Rosary Society, 1915 University, Des Moines, will host its annual CHRISTMAS BAZAAR ON Saturday, December 5 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, December 6 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. A variety of vendors will be there with items for sale. Some of the many items include Norwex, jewelry, wood items, Holiday wreaths, bird houses, fused glass, jelly, soaps, quilted items, crocheted and embroidered items, scarves, mittens, hats and much more! There will be a bake sale, a quilt raffle and a white elephant table. Soup, sandwiches and tamales are available on Saturday and Sunday. Cinnamon rolls will also be available on Sunday. Take-out available Saturday and Sunday. Free Admission. Please enter the church hall using the Martin Luther King Jr. Pkwy. door on the northwest side of the church. For more information, please contact the parish office at 244-3101 ext. 0.

Clive Learning Academy’s “My Favorite Things” Holiday Bazaar

Sunday, December 6th 2015 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm at Clive Learning Academy
1600 73rd St.

Clive Learning Academy’s “My Favorite Things” Holiday Bazaar will be held on Sunday, December 6, 2015 at Clive Learning Academy. A $3 cash admission (12 and younger FREE) will open your eyes to a bazaar filled with shopping, food and fun. Do all your holiday shopping and raise money for your school!

Shop more than 30 booths with vendors such as Jamberry, Norwex, Thirty-One Gifts and find unique one-of-a kind items from our crafters in our gymnasium and cafeteria. Bid on our items from our silent auction and vote on your favorite classroom’s snowman design! Stop and enjoy a yummy bake sale item. Don’t forget the Kid’s Zone! In our Kids Zone we will be taking over 2 sixth grade classrooms with interactive displays from Usborne Books and Discovery Toys, applying tattoos, and then having a special visit from 1:30-3:30 from some of your favorite super heroes with the Justice Corps of Iowa! Tie it all up in a bow at our donation based wrapping station at the end!

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Concert of Advent and Christmas music

Sunday, December 20th 2015 - 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm at Faith Lutheran Church
10395 University Avenue

Join us for Gloria!, an uplifting program of Advent and Christmas music.

The concert, under the direction of Dr. David Johnson, director of music ministries at Faith Lutheran, will feature vocal music choirs, handbell ensembles and musicians from the Des Moines area. Plans call for the program to feature music of Antonio Vivaldi, George Frederik Handel and Daniel Pinkham. A free-will offering will be taken for the benefit of Soli deo Musica, the fine arts ministry of Faith Lutheran Church.

For more information, please call the church office at 515-225-8334.


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