Christmas parade, meal Saturday

Reporter correspondent

Saturday is the City of Milano’s annual Christmas parade and community meal.

The parade line-up will take place at 9:30 a.m., with judging at 10 a.m. and the parade starting at 10:30 a.m. This year’s theme is “Small Town Christmas.”

Plaques will be award in the following divisions: best overall, floats, bicycles/ walking/small animals, small motorized/battery operated, vehicles/tractors and horses/wagons.

After the parade, the city will host its annual community Christmas meal at the civic center.

CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS— Judging for the city’s annual Christmas decorations contest will be held at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 16. Plaques will be awarded to the winners at the Dec. 18 city council meeting. All city residents have to do to enter is have their Christmas decorations/lights turned on and the judges will be driving around town to make their selections.

CHRISTMAS PROGRAM— The annual Christmas program for Milano Elementary School is set for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13, at Milano High School gym. Milano Junior High’s One-Act Play contest is that same day in the school’s cafetorium.

4-H NEWS—The Milano 4-H Club is selling raffle tickets as part of the Milam County 4-H Givea Way. Tickets are $5 each or five for $20. Prizes are two separate $500 Visa gift cards, one $100 Visa gift card, Igloo lighted party bar cooker filled with party goods ($500 value), metal bear sign art, metal “Welcome” deer sign, Bealls gift card and Galleria Day Spa gift card. Give me a call or text at 254-718-0133 if you would like to purchase a ticket.

The next Milano 4-H Club meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 11 in the Milano High School cafeteria.

Be sure to send me any of you or your group’s upcoming events and fundraisers. Also contact me if you would like me to write about your visitors over the holidays. Send me an email at m_ or call/text to 254-718- 0133.

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