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.
The Attleboro Historic Preservation Society will have its annual Holiday Dinner Meeting at the Hearth and Kettle Restaurant, 250 Washington Street, Attleboro, MA. on December 15, 2011 at 5:30 PM. The menu for this festive dinner is Soup - Prime rib or Baked Scrod - Dessert and Coffee or Tea. Reservations should be made by December 12, 2011. Send menu choice and checks for $22 to Attleboro Historic Preservation Society, PO Box 2774, Attleboro Falls 02763. For dining entertainment David Downs will present 'Getting Rid of Junk'. The society will be selling AHPS ornaments for $10.00 to aid in the ongoing mission of the Attleboro Historic Preservation Society to preserve, restore, promote and develop the historical assets of our city
The Attleboro High School Music Department is proud to announce that its annual Winter Concert will be held this year on Thursday, Dec. 15 at 7pm in the Robert H. Bray Auditorium. Admission is free. Donations are accepted ($3 suggested). Performances will include the Concert Band, Jazz Ensemble, Women's Choir, Select Choir and Mixed Chorus. Selections will include a variety of selections including: A Christmas “Pop” Sing-along, Don’t Stop Believing (featured in the hit TV show Glee) and more! This concert will be the first for new Attleboro Band Director, Ms. Coralyn Miller, who comes to us from the North Attleboro School District. We are happy to have her and excited to work along side of her!