Community calendar: week of Dec. 19
Rec Center and Skate Park closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1
The Rec Center and Skate Park will be closed Dec. 25, 2018 and Jan. 1, 2019.
Williams Post Office closes early Christmas Eve
The Williams Post Office will close at noon on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24.
Old Trails collecting donations for Project Moses through Jan. 2
Old Trails True Value will be collecting donations for the Project Moses Pregnancy and Parenting Center through Jan. 2. The Center is in need of diapers, wipes and gently used baby clothes. All donations can be placed in a box at the front of the store. Items will be distributed to the community as needed throughout the season.
Williams Food Pantry open Saturdays
The Williams Food Pantry is open weekly from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Saturday at 125 S. 3rd Street. More information is available by calling (928) 255-9039.
Ladies Christmas Soup Lunch Dec. 19
Community United Methodist Church will host its annual ladies soup lunch from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Dec. 19. This event is free and open to the community.
Heritage School food drive
Heritage Charter School is hosting a food drive through November. The class bringing in the most food will win a prize. Items needed include: stuffing, canned vegetables, instant mashed potatoes, gravy packets, canned pumpkin, mac and cheese. Items can be brought to the office at 790 E. Rodeo Road in Williams. More information can be found by calling (928) 635-3993.
Warm clothing drive
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 13 are holding a warm clothing drive and are accepting donations of hats, mittens, socks and scarves.
The items will be donated to a veteran and family as the season turns to winter.
Donations are being accepted at Cordova Post 13, 425 W Grant Avenue and Williams City Hall.
American Legion Auxiliary membership drive
The American Legion Auxiliary Cordova Post 13 is hosting a membership drive at the American Legion 425 W. Grant Avenue in Williams. The legion will serve food each Thursday from 5-8 p.m. for those who are interested in membership. Suggested donation is $7, all proceeds will benefit the Auxiliary. Menu will vary but will include stew, spaghetti, burgers, soups and more.
Folklorico dance classes
Folklorico dance classes are being offered to all ages. Everyone is welcome. The classes meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Rodeo Barn. More information is available from Armando at (928) 380-4637.
Kiwanis Coat Drive has begun
The Kiwanis Club of Williams is running a coat drive this winter (Oct. 1 - May 1). Anyone with gently used coats is asked to bring them to the Rec Center drop-off box. The coats will be cleaned by Ogdens Cleaners East and then distributed here in town.
Someone gets a nice warm coat, you get more closet space. Win-Win.
Williams Pickleball Club is moving to a new location with new times. Play will be from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays and Thursdays, and 1-3 p.m. Sundays at the Rodeo Barn, 750 N. Airport Road. All are welcome.
American Legion Auxiliary hosts food, football and fun
The American Legion Auxiliary Cordova Post 13 invites members and guests to enjoy an evening of food, football and fun every Thursday at the American Legion Post, 425 W Grant Avenue in Williams. Each Thursday the post will serve food from 5-8 p.m. Suggested donations is $7, proceeds to benefit the Auxiliary. Menu will vary and include soups, stew, spaghetti, burgers, dogs, hearty “homemade soups” and more. Football team jerseys encouraged, please come have fun with us.
WUSD Governing Board meetings
The public is invited to attend Williams Unified School District Governing Board meetings on second and fourth Wednesdays each month. Meetings are at Williams High School culinary room at 6 p.m. See WUSD2.org for meeting agendas.
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