ANNUAL NATIVITY, MUSIC EVENT TO BE TODAY, SUNDAY AT BISHOP RYAN HIGH SCHOOL The Bishop Ryan High School Music Department will present its annual Nativity and music celebration event today from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. in the school.
There will be nativities from around the world on display.
Today's schedule follows: 10:30 a.m., vocalist Brad Gulbranson; 11:10 a.m., Living Nativity reading; 11:15 a.m., Voices of Note; 11:55 a.m., Living Nativity reading; noon, pianist Lucas Brown; 12:40 p.m., Living Nativity reading; 12:45 p.m., Christmas Brass Quartet; 1:25 p.m., Living Nativity reading; 1:30 p.m., high school choir; 2:10 p.m., Living Nativity reading; 2:15 p.m., sixth-grade choir; 2:55 p.m., Living Nativity reading; 3 p.m., The Nodakords; 3:40 p.m., Living Nativity reading; 3:45 p.m., Junior High choir; 4:25 p.m., Living Nativity reading; and 4:30 p.m., trumpeter Craig Zietz.
Sunday's schedule will be: 1:10 p.m. Living Nativity reading; 1:30 p.m., high school band; 2:10 p.m., Living Nativity reading; 2:15 p.m., junior high band; 2:55 p.m., Living Nativity reading; and 3 p.m., sixth-grade band.
During the event families will have an opportunity to pose in their own nativity photo today from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. There will be a supervised place for children while their parents view the nativities.
Homemade holiday treats will be available for sale.
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PULSE EVENT SET FOR DEC. 13 IN MINOT A multi-media Christmas event, "The Reason," will be presented by PULSE in Minot on Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. in Ann Nicole Nelson Hall at Minot State University. Doors will open at 6 p.m.
The evening will feature Christmas music from artists Sara Groves, Leeland and Dave Lubben as well as a message from internationally known speaker Nick Hall.
Admission will be free.
For more information about PULSE, visit (www.pulsemovement.com).
ADVENT TEA TO BE HELD IN GRANVILLE The 44th annual Advent Tea in First Lutheran Church, Granville, will be Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.
This year's theme is "The Legends of Christmas."
Refreshments will be served.
WOMEN'S CHOIR TO PERFORM CHRISTMAS CONCERT The Voices of Note women's choir will perform their annual Christmas concert Thursday at 7 p.m. in Vincent United Methodist Church, 1024-2nd St. SE.
The free Christmas concert is performed as a special thank you to the community for their support. There will be no freewill offering.
Some of the numbers to be performed will be "Breath of Heaven," "God of Wonders" and a special rendition of "Away in a Manger."
Directors for the choir are Roberta Johnson, Sharon Strube, Nadine Holmly and Deb Armstrong. Accompanists are Briana Schwan, Lucas Brown and Deb Armstrong.
Refreshments will be served after the concert.
FIRST BAPTIST XYZ TO MEET THURSDAY First Baptist Church XYZ, a senior adult ministry for people in the 50-plus age group, will meet Thursday at 2 p.m. in First Baptist Church, 200-3rd St. SW.
The Rev. Kent Hinkel and his wife, Trish, will present the program "Holiday Strings with a Christmas Message."
Refreshments will be served. People are asked to bring a plate of Christmas goodies to share.
CHURCH CHOIRS TO PERFORM CHRISTMAS CANTATA A Christmas cantata, "The First Noel, Born Is the King," by Vader/Rouse, will be presented by a combined Faith United and Vincent United Methodist choir Dec. 11 at 11 a.m. in Vincent United Methodist Church, 1024-2nd St. SE.