News Briefs: Friday, November 27, 2009

KINGMAN

The Kingman Recreation Department advises parents that the North Pole Calling Program is underway and forms will be at schools Monday as well as at City Hall, the Centennial Park Recreation Office and Fire Station No. 3 on Gordon.

Forms should be filled out and returned to the red Santa's North Pole mailboxes at the above locations. Calls from Santa, Mrs. Claus or one of the elves begin Dec. 5.

The callers are community volunteers. The program is for children in the third grade and younger. The recreation department asks that only children old enough to speak receive calls.

For more information or to volunteer to make calls, contact Keith Adams at (928) 692-3109.

Museum

program Dec. 6

KINGMAN - The Mohave Museum of History and Art Christmas program begins at 2 p.m. Dec. 6 in the museum auditorium.

Local performers Dave Morphew and his sister Sheri Morphew Cullison, Floranda Powskey and Chris Commiso will perform. In addition, Paul Carson will play the Austin Pipe Organ, and a new Christmas exhibit will be open.

The museum is located at 400 W. Beale St.

Holiday donation drop point set up

KINGMAN - Realty Executives, 2404 Stockton Hill Road, Suite F, is a collection point for a number of organizations during the holiday season.

Non-perishable food items and toiletries for the Kingman Food Bank and Salvation Army Food Bank, old cell phones for soldiers and unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots will be accepted. For more information or to arrange for items to be picked up, call Elane Jennings at (928) 897-1976 or Ann White at (928) 727-3564.

Fil-Am party Dec. 13

KINGMAN - The Filipino-American Club Christmas Party and Program is from 3:30-7:30 p.m. Dec. 13 in the Kathryn Heidenreich Adult Center, 1776 Airway Ave. Call Armi Davies at (702) 741-8520 for more information or to sign up to attend.