Around town

There will be a live nativity from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15 at Tunnel United Methodist Church, Ohio 550 and Coffman Road (behind the Warren Volunteer Fire Department). Come out and drive through to enjoy the live animals. Hear Mary and the angel tell the story of the birth of Jesus. Watch the shepherds tend their flocks. Find out when the Wise Men really came. The event is presented by the youth of the church.

• For information: 740-373-4571.

There will be no immunization clinic at the Belpre City Health Department, 715 Park Drive, on Dec. 14. The clinic will resume from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 21.

A soup luncheon will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at Mt. Moriah Masonic Hall, 110 Sixth St., Beverly. The suggested donation is $8. Carryout is available by calling 740-984-2826.

A free community meal (ham) will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Dec. 13 at Tunnel United Methodist Church in celebration of Christmas. The meal will be served in the festively decorated multi-purpose building. Those at the meal are invited to sing carols, and Santa will be there with a gift for each guest. The public is invited. Tunnel UMC is located at Ohio 550 and Coffman Road. Handicapped parking is available in the upper parking lot by the church entrance. For delivery within a 5-mile radius, please leave a message at 740-374-5634.

The annual Breakfast with Santa will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Dec. 15 at Belpre Heights United Methodist Church at 720 Clement Ave. Everyone is welcome.

Santa and the Oak Grove Volunteer Fire Department will be touring the Oak Grove area with treats for the children on Dec. 16. Starting at 1 p.m., children should listen for the fire engine’s siren to announce Santa’s arrival on their street.

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