December 2016


School concerts

The Wilton High School Band and Choir concert will be on Thursday, Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. in the Wilton Gymnasium. This concert will include the 5th and 6th grade bands along with the High School Band and Choir. The Wilton elementary music program will be on Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. in the Wilton Gymnasium. The Preschool and Kindergarten will have a short program to start the evening followed by the musical “Flakes” performed by first through sixth- graders. The Wilton PTO is sponsoring a bake sale following both concerts with proceeds going toward new sound equipment.

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Craft and Vendor Show

The Holiday Craft and Vendor Show will be held Sat., Dec. 3, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Washburn Memorial Building.  Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

10:00 AM - 2:30 PM Central

Santa Day

Wilton Lions Santa Day is set for Saturday, Dec. 3, at the Wilton City Hall. Pancakes and sausage served from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Santa arrives at noon. All are welcome.

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Central

Vendor show

Holiday craft and vendor show, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Washburn Memorial Building.

10:00 AM - 2:30 PM Central

Turkey dinner

Men of Concordia Lutheran Church invite you to the 2nd Annual Turkey Dinner from 4 to 6 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 4, in Benedict. Smoked turkey and all the fixin’s. See ad for full details.

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Central

Christmas tea Dec. 4

Washburn Baptist Women will host “Christmas in America”, a mother-daughter tea, at 6 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 4, at the Washburn Baptist Church. Special musical guests are the Northern Lights Barbershop Chorus from Bismarck.

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Central

Nutritionist available

The WIC Nutritionist will be available Monday, Dec. 5, at the public health office in Washburn. Call 462-3330 to schedule an appointment.

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Making A Difference (M.A.D.) will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, Dec. 5, at Washburn United Methodist Church. Volunteers will work on projects for the community. Everyone is welcome. Cheryl, 462-8392.

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Central

Soup’s on

A soup fundraiser is set for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 6, at the Lewis and Clark Senior Center. Soups and crackers donated by the Captain’s Cabin. All proceeds will be donated to the McLean Family Resource Center.

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Central

Legion meeting set

The Victor B. Wallen Post #12 of the American Legion will hold their monthly meeting Wednesday, Dec. 7. Meet and Greet is at 7 p.m., followed by the business meeting at 7:30 p.m. Members and anyone interested in become a member are welcome to attend.

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Central

Retirement party

Farmers Security Bank is holding a retirement party for Julie during the holiday open house, Thursday, Dec. 8. Lunch served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cake and coffee served from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

11:30 AM - 3:00 PM Central

Washburn Elementary Christmas Concert

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Central

Make burlap wreaths

Join NDSU Extension in making a unique, burlap wreath. Registration limited to 12 per class. Classes set for 6:30, Dec. 9, at Turtle Lake SCD; 2:30 p.m., Dec. 10, at Max Senior Center; and 6:30 p.m., Dec. 12, at ND 4-H Camp, Washburn. Call 701-462-8541 to register.

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Central

Church service schedules requested

Area churches are asked to send their Christmas service schedules to the Leader-News for publication. Email us at, call 462-8126, fax 462-8128 or drop off the information by Friday, Dec. 16. The schedules will be published on Thursday, Dec. 22.

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