Community Christmas Dinner to be held Dec. 25th

The Lacombe Community Christmas Dinner will be held on Dec. 25th from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lacombe Memorial Centre.

Looking for a place to go for dinner on Christmas Day?

The Lacombe Community Christmas Dinner is returning this year.

Co-organizer Cora Hoekstra said the long-running community dinner is open to everyone within the community.

“All are welcome,” she said. “Come and enjoy a turkey dinner with your neighbours.”

For the dinner, the Lacombe Memorial Centre will be transformed for the meal with decorated tables and a Christmas-like atmosphere.

“We really make it special,” said Hoekstra. “It is a nice affair.”

The dinner will be a buffet-style traditional turkey dinner with all the fixings.

Afterwards, there will be some games for those in attendance and singing of carols to round off the day.

Hoekstra said the group is expecting a couple hundred attendees but each year is different. The organizers are flexible to accommodate everyone who attends.

Bethel Christian Reformed Church is the main sponsor of the dinner, but other businesses and organizations in the community pitch in to make the dinner a reality each year.

Hoekstra said as of Dec. 11th, the group has enough volunteers to successfully run the dinner, but she encourages those who still want to volunteer their time, to attend and engage in conversation with those at the dinner who may benefit from a friendly face during the holiday season.

“Many people underestimate the value of conversation,” she said. “Come and visit for the meal. Be that friendly face at the table. Sit and engage in conversation.”

The Lacombe Community Christmas Dinner will be held on Dec. 25th from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lacombe Memorial Centre. The dinner is free and open to everyone.

For more information contact the Lacombe Neighbourhood Place at 403-782-0886.

news@lacombeexpress.com

 

Just Posted

Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce hosts 38th annual Spring Trade Show

Show runs April 26th, 27th at the Gary Moe Auto Group Sportsplex

Lacombe Grade 6 students become Mayor for a Day at City Hall

Students took part in a mock City council meeting

Town of Blackfalds holds Multi-Plex Open House

Designs for dual-arena, expanded library shown at public consultation

Lacombe’s Galactic Wranglers Robotics Club earns way to World Championships

Community donates over $18,000 for Houston trip in five days

Lacombe Rams Rugby off to promising start in 2019

Coach looking for right mix of veterans and new players

‘No answers:’ Canadians react to Sri Lanka bombings that killed hundreds

The co-ordinated bomb attacks killed at least 207 people and injured 450 more on Easter Sunday

Person airlifted to hospital after avalanche in Yoho National Park has died

The man was among a party of three involved in an avalanche Saturday afternoon

QUIZ: How much do you know about Easter?

Take this short quiz and put your knowledge to the test

Global Affairs warns Canadians in Sri Lanka there could be more attacks

A series of bomb blasts killed at least 207 people and injured hundreds more

Parents say Austrian climber missing in Banff National Park ‘lived his dream’

David Lama, Hansjorg Auer and American climber Jess Roskelley have been missing since Wednesday

Six months after legalization, high prices and supply issues boost illicit pot market

It has been six months since Canada became the first industrialized country to legalize recreational cannabis

Kirkland Signature veggie burgers recalled due to possible metal fragments

Recalled products came in 1.7 kg packages with a best before date of Apr. 23, 2019

Flooding, climate change force Quebecers to rethink relationship with water

Compensation for victims of recurring floods limit to 50% of a home’s value, or a maximum of $100,000

Storms blast South, where tornadoes threaten several states

9.7 million people in the Carolinas and Virginia at a moderate risk of severe weather

Most Read