The South Attleboro Knights of Columbus Council #5876 recently installed their new slate of officers at St. Theresa'a Church. They include from left to right: Inside Guard - Jack Clauson, Treasurer - Paul Laplante, Advocate - Richard Enright, Deputy Grand Knight - Bob Schwab, Chancellor - Matt Sweeney, Grand Knight - Art Caouette, Trustee - Fred Wyatt and Warden - Lenny Carr. New members are always welcomed. Contact Art Caouette at 508-761-5646 or firstname.lastname@example.org
National Shrine of Our Lady of La Salette Announces “Light of Life” 2011 Christmas Festival of Lights
The National Shrine of Our Lady of La Salette, located at 947 Park St.,on Route 118 in Attleboro, MA, announces the 2011 Christmas Festival of Lights beginning Thanksgiving evening November 24, 2011 to January 1, 2012 with daily Illuminations from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. depicting the new theme, “Light of Life.” Admission and parking are free to the public! But donations are always welcome! Father Pat’s concerts are held Tuesdays thru Sundays, in the Shrine Church. Other visiting guest artist’s concerts are held in the Welcome Center Concert Hall. For more information go to www.lasaletteshrine.org/services/Christmas_schedule.html or call (508) 222-5410. A new feature this year is a special international mailart exhibit, “The Faces of Jesus”, which combines the talents of contemporary artists from 42 countries and 41 of the United States in depicting the face and life of Jesus . Other highlights include: the traditional and popular International Display of Nativity Sets Museum; the Annual Christmas Bazaar with new vendor’s room in the Welcome Center (Fri. – Sun., Nov. 25, 26, 27); daily masses, confessions; lights blessing ceremonies; Bookstore/Giftshop; Bistro/Cafeteria; Trolley & New Hayride Tractor-Pull Tours; Children’s’ Carousel; and the Family/Children’s’ Room featuring Birthday Cards for Jesus and other activities.
Looking for a relaxing, music filled way to ring in the December holiday season? There are still tickets available for the annual Holiday Extravaganza at Bristol Community College, Friday, December 9, at 6 p.m. The evening event is planned and created by the Culinary Arts Department. The evening begins with an open wine and beer bar, followed by a lavish buffet. Roast sirloin of beef, vegetables, potatoes, and other treats will be offered. A Viennese pastry table offers a sweet ending to the meal, and guests can enjoy the music and dance to the sound of Malloi, a six-piece band. Tickets for the event are $50 per person. Tables can be reserved for groups of 8 to 14. Reserve tickets by calling Chef John Caressimo at 508.678.2811 ext. 2111