Sunday, Dec. 5

Photos with Santa, 2-4 p.m. along with cookies and punch. Hosted by VFW Auxiliary Post 1175, 2201 Main Street, Atchison.

Holiday Open House, 12-3 p.m. Sunflower Gift Shop, door prizes, special discounts and refreshments. Sponsored by Amberwell Atchison Volunteers at 800 Raven Hill Drive, Atchison.

Winter Winds & Christmas Chimes Concert, Benedictine Bands free concert at 2:30 p.m. in the St. John Paul II Student Center in the O’Malley McAllister Auditorium, Benedictine College Campus. Concert to feature Jazz Band, Percussion Ensemble, Brass Band, Concert Band and Wind Ensemble performing Christmas songs, festive music from “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” and “Home Alone,” original seasonal and sacred music accompanied with helpings of cold refreshments and cookies.

Tuesday, Dec. 7

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Program, 12 p.m. near the U.S.S. Arizona Memorial in Veteran’s Memorial Park located at the Atchison Riverfront Park near the intersection of River Road and Commercial Street in Atchison. The public is invited and encouraged to attend the tribute to honor the veterans of Pearl Harbor, all U.S. veterans and active-duty men and women in military service, limited seating available and masks required. VFW Post 1175, Pershing Chapter of the Military Officer Association of America and Benedictine College ROTC Unit to present remembrance tribute program.

Friday, Dec. 17

Atchison Community Blood Drive, 1-5:30 p.m. at Memorial Hall, 819 Commercial Street, Atchison Amberwell Volunteers are sponsoring the blood drive, to make appointment online visit and use Group Code:ZJ. For more details call 816-351-1128.

Sunday, Dec. 19

Longest Night, a community service of remembrance, light and hope, 4 p.m. at Atchison Library Lawn. Atchison United Methodist Church invites the public to a Remembrance event by writing on a chair what is missing like loved ones, employment, relationships, health, security, justice,etc. Take time to pause to come and sit anytime through Jan.1, 2022.

Friday, Dec. 24

Christmas Eve service, 5:30 p.m. at Atchison United Methodist Church, 501 Kansas Avenue in Atchison.

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