December 18th

The Holt county support group for the visually impaired will meet at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 18th at the Evergreen Assisted Living in O'Neill. A Christmas party with games and fun activities is planned. Please bring a small gift. Anyone dealing with vision loss or a combination of vision and hearing loss is welcome to attend. More information is available by calling John at 877-809-2419.

The moblie food pantry for Holt County will be held on Tuesday, December 18th from 4:30 p.m. until all the food is gone. It will be held at the O'Neill Community Center. Volunteers are welcome and appreciated.

December 19th

Chye (shy) is a full time Christian touring band with the Todd Becker Foundation. Their mission is to share the love of Jesus Christ with the high school students through music that focuses on the hopes, fears and choices facing students today. They will be in concert at seven p.m. on Wednesday, December 19th at the New Hope Christian Camp which is located three miles south of Platte, South Dakota. Directions to the camp can be found on the website at

December 20th

The Stangl Family Band will perform at seven p.m. on December 20th at the Community Theater in West Point. This nine member group from Nebraska plays bluegrass gospel music on numerous instruments. A meet and greet time with the artists will be held 30 minutes before and 30 minutes after the concert. Concessions will be available. A free will donation will be accepted.

December 22nd

Gathering Grounds Coffee Shop in conjunction with Discovery Church at 205 West 3rd Street in Yankton will offer free Christmas gift wrapping from nine until noon every Saturday through December 22nd. Enjoy free coffee, hot chocolate, cappuccino and a free gift while you wait for your gifts to be wrapped. Please provide your own boxes and they will provide the wrapping paper, bows and labor. All free will donations will benefit Yankton's Pathways Shelter for the Homeless.

December 24th

A Christmas Eve Service will be held at seven p.m. on December 24th at the Evangelical Free Church in Ainsworth. The church is located one mile east of town on Highway 20.

December 31st

Make a New Beginning is a community all night activity for youth. It will be held from 8 p.m. on December 31st through 8 a.m. January 1st at the Word of Life gym in O'Neill. There will be games, food and worship to kick off the New Year. For more information or to register send an email to

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