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Erika Vela Special Assignments Editor



Christmas is Only 9 Days Away…

Christmas is getting closer and we’d like to encourage our readers to shop local. There are plenty of local merchants looking forward to serving you. Christmas is only 9 days away and you can do any last-minute shopping right in your hometown. There are still a few happenings in the area we’re sharing with you, as well as, holiday break schedules for parents of local kiddos. Keep spreading the Christmas cheer and share your photos with us on Facebook!

Local School Holiday Break Schedules

The last day of school is this Friday, December 18 for area students. We hope they make the most of their Christmas Break and enjoy their holiday!

Pleasanton ISD: Christmas Break begins Monday, December 21 and classes resume on Wednesday, January 6, 2016.

Charlotte ISD: Christmas Break begins Monday, December 21 and classes will resume on Monday, January 4, 2016.

Jourdanton ISD: On Friday, December 18 all students will be dismissed at 12:30 p.m for Christmas Break. Classes will resume on Monday, January 4, 2016.

Poteet ISD: Christmas Vacation begins on Monday, December 21 and classes will resume on Tuesday, January 5, 2016.

Leming V.F.D. Christmas Parade

A Christmas Parade is being held in Leming on Saturday, December 19 at 6:30 p.m. with Santa as a special guest. He will be available for a visit after the parade at 1470 Western St. in Leming. There’s still time to see him before he makes this trip around the world!

Holiday Stroll on Main

If you missed out on the Ugly Sweater Bash at the Art on Main Co-Op due to the weather, they will be holding another fun event this weekend from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be live Christmas music, vendors, and people selling wonderful baked goods. Prizes will also be given out and the event is absolutely FREE! Swing on by 217 1/2 N. Main St (The BLUE Building) for Christmas shopping and fun!

Santa Photo-Op

Santa will be available for photos at the American Legion Hall in Jourdanton from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, December 19. Heather Roberts Photography will be hosting the event and photos will be $10 per child and include 5-10 professional photos. You may call (210) 288-2924 for more information.

Celebrate HIS Birth

Christmas carols, special music, a brief Nativity message, Lord’s Table and a crock pot meal can all be found at 12 p.m. on Christmas Day at 707 Second St. in Pleasanton on Christmas Day. Evangelist Gary Frey invites the community and surrounding areas to join them at the Future Grace Gospel Church. Come late or leave early, but join them in remembering the reason for the season! For more information you may call (830) 480-9943.

New Year’s Ev e Dance

A dinner and dance brought to you by Cobalt Entertainment will be held at the Atascosa County Show Barn on New Year’s Eve! Music will be provided by Exit 505. Only a select number of tickets will be sold and the fun is open only to adults 21 and up. For ticket information you may call (210) 517- 8909 or (210) 422-1392.

If you have an event or know of something happening in the area, send an E-mail to Special Assignments Editor, Erika Vela, at evela@pleasantonexpress.com.

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