TUESDAY Dec. 6
Claremore Community Chorus free Winter Concert, 7:30 p.m., at First Christian Church, 200 E. Fifth St. Reception following. Information: (918) 693-0359.
Rogers County Retired Educators and Support Personnel meeting, 10:30 a.m., at Claremore Pizza Hut. Program by Shirley Morrison.
Musgrove-Merriott-Smith Funeral Service Candlelighting Ceremony, 6:30 p.m., at First Presbyterian Life Center, 5th and Florence. Reservations: (918) 341-2487.
WEDNESDAY Dec. 7
American Red Cross blood drive, noon-6 p.m., at the Rogers County Building, 416 S. Brady. Schedule an appointment at 1-800-RED CROSS. All donors receive a long sleeved T-shirt.
THURSDAY Dec. 8
Three Rivers Artists meeting, 6:30 p.m., at the Rogers County Building, 416 S. Brady. Christmas party and swearing in of the new officers.
Rogers County Republicans meeting, 7 p.m., Northeast Technology Center Claremore campus. Rep. George Faught, 2nd Congressional District Candidate, will speak.
AARP Chapter 3521 Christmas Party at American Legion Post 141 on North Highway 88. Main entree is ham with scalloped potatoes and vegetable. Cost for lunch, $7. Information or reservations: Loretta Genn, (918) 343-7099.
FRIDAY Dec. 9
St. Cecilia Women’s Club 5th Annual Cookie & Candy Sale, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday and Saturday, at 1304 N. Dorothy. Information: (918) 341-2343.
Justus-Tiawah School Christmas Bazaar, Friday, 5-8 p.m., and Saturday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., at the North Campus gymnasium. Spaghetti supper on Friday. Cost is $6 adults, $3 children. Admission to the bazaar is free, with more than 30 vendors, door prizes, concessions. Gift wrapping available by donation.
SATURDAY Dec. 10
Pancake breakfast to benefit Claremore Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association 7-10:30 a.m., Claremore Senior Citizens Center, 116 N. Missouri. Cost $5.
SUNDAY Dec. 11
Christmas Dinner at Little Rock Church, 12:30-2:30 p.m., at 19105 E. 430 Rd. (3.5 miles east of Kong’s Korner and Highway 66). Everyone welcome. Information: (918) 341-6880.
American Red Cross blood drive, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., at First United Methodist Church, 1615 N. Highway 88. Schedule an appointment at 1-800-RED CROSS. Walk-ins welcome.
MONDAY Dec. 12
Claremore High School SADD (Students Against Destructive Decision) organization sponsors “Lights on for Life” Dec. 12-16. They encourage the community to drive with headlights throughout each day this week and turn their Christmas lights on early to bring awareness to the issue of impaired driving.
Will Rogers Junior High and Claremore High School bands Christmas Concert, 7 p.m., at Robson Performing Arts Center. Toys will be accepted for Toys for Tots.
THURSDAY Dec. 15
Inola High School Spanish Club Famous Enchilada Dinner, 5:30-7:30 p.m., during the Inola-Chouteau basketball game. Adults, $5; kids 12 and under, $4. Hispanic dessert buffet.
SATURDAY Dec. 17
All you can eat pancake breakfast benefiting Claremore Schools bands, 7-10 a.m., at Elks Lodge. Cost, $5.
MONDAY Dec. 19
Claremore Band Boosters meeting, 7 p.m., in the high school band room.