45th Annual Community Christmas Dinner
First United Methodist Church, 903 Third Street, Wausau
Greater Wausau Area residents who would otherwise be alone on Christmas Day are invited to share in the 45th annual Community Christmas Dinner. It is FREE OF CHARGE thanks to the generosity of area churches, businesses, individual donations and a host of volunteers from the community.
Dinner is promptly served at 12 Noon at First United Methodist Church located at 903 Third Street in downtown Wausau. We offer a time of fellowship, singing and musical performances starting at 11:15. After dinner, the festivities continue and include a special visit from Santa. No reservations required for those dining in.
For those who are homebound, a hot meal will be delivered to you between 11:15am and Noon. Reservations for meal delivery will be taken between December 15-23 by calling 715-675-6503 or 715-848-8240. After the Dec. 23rd deadline please plan on joining us at the church.
Freewill donations are always welcome.
Barbara Hunger, Dinner Coordinator, 715-848-4113
Santa Claus Day
11am - 1pm
Santa will be coming to the Dorchester Village Hall. He will be taking Christmas orders from 11:00-1:00 and giving out special treats and there will be horse drawn wagon rides all sponsored by the Dorchester Lions. The Dorchester Lioness will be giving out free Hot Dogs and Hot Chocolate.
Taking Care of Our Winter Bird Friends
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Campanile Center for the Arts
Discover the secrets of healthy bird habitats as the Northwoods Wildlife Center brings “Taking Care of Our Winter Bird Friends” to the Campanile Center auditorium on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. This program is part of the Campanile Center’s Chew On This: Food For Thought monthly lunch-and-learn series. The series is open to the public and free to attend.
Ornithology expert Sharon Reilly, Executive Director of the Northwoods Wildlife Center, will lead the discussion on how to protect songbirds, prevent salmonellosis outbreaks and implement best management practices at birdfeeders. The Northwoods Wildlife Center’s research on songbirds was recently recognized by the National Resources Foundation of Wisconsin through its C.D. Besadny Conservation Grants program.
All Chew On This presentations include opportunities for attendee discussion and participation. The lunchtime series is free to the public. The Campanile Center for the Arts is located in downtown Minocqua on Milwaukee St. one block west of Oneida St. (Hwy 51).
Campanile Center for the Arts, Woody Woodruff, 715-356-9700, firstname.lastname@example.org
Christmas With Living River
Highland Community Church 1005 N. 28th Avenue Wausau, WI
This promises to become a favorite Christmas tradition. Living River is a blend of contemporary, gospel and
a cappella styles. The concert is free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Please join us!
Highland Community Church 715-842-5683
St Paul Community Table Christmas Meal
5:45pm - 6:45pm
1919 Wyatt Ave, Stevens Point, WI 54481
This is a community event where a FREE Meal is served to anyone in the community. We also have some food we had out to those who attend and routinely send leftovers home as well.
St Paul Lutheran Church, 715.344.5660
Classical Ballet Classes
Thursdays & Saturdays
Allegro Dance Studio 1930 Grand Ave Wausau
Free Classical Classes for Pre-Ballet, Beginners, and Advanced. Ages 4-16.