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The Place is Argyle: Argyle Christmas Festival and Tree Lighting slated for Saturday

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Lynn Sheffield Simmons

Keep Argyle Beautiful will host the annual Argyle Christmas Festival and Tree Lighting from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Argyle Fire Station, 511 S. Gibbons Road. Those attending are asked to bring canned or boxed food to benefit the Argyle Food Bank.

Lynn Sheffield Simmons
Lynn Sheffield Simmons

The event will have food, games, face painting, scavenger hunts, balloon sculptures, holiday vendors, entertainers, a photo booth and crafts for children. Santa will make a special entrance and children can have their pictures taken with him. The evening will end with holiday songs and the tree lighting in front of the Argyle Fire Station.

KAB board member Deborah Cottle said, "Santa will be making his appearance at 4:30 in a very special way and you don't want to miss it. Everyone needs to come help make the Grinch's heart grow three times larger before the tree lighting at 6:30."

Holiday Open House set for Dec. 8

The Denton County Historical Commission invites the public to attend their Holiday Open House from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8 at Denton County Historical Park, 317 W. Mulberry St. Light refreshments will be served.

For more information, call Kelsey Jistel with Denton County Office of History and Culture at 940-349-2850

Women of Argyle planning happy hour mixer

Robin Massey, a founder of the Women of Argyle, announced the organization has planned a holiday happy hour mixer and would like to invite all the ladies of Argyle.

For more information about the event, such as the time and place, email her at womenofargyle@gmail.com.

Organizations

Argyle Lions Club will meet at noon Tuesday at Coffee Tree Café, 144 Old Town Blvd. in Argyle. For more information, contact Deborah Cottle at dcottle@temporah.com.

Argyle Chamber of Commerce meets the third Tuesday of every month for breakfast from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at Lantana Golf Club, 800 Golf Club Drive. The chamber office is located inside PointBank, 302 U.S. Highway 377. For more information, visit www.argylechamber.org or call 940-464-9990.

Argyle Senior Center meets every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday in the Community Room at Argyle Town Hall, 308 Denton St., with exercise beginning at 10 a.m. followed by card games at 11 a.m. The ASC has a monthly luncheon on the third Friday of every month at noon. Those attending are asked to bring a side dish. Anyone age 50 and older is welcome to attend. For more information, call Stella at 940-464-7438 or Karen at 940-464-0506.

Keep Argyle Beautiful meets the second Monday of every month at 5:30 p.m. in PointBank, 302 U.S. Highway 377. Keep Argyle Beautiful preserves and enhances the town's natural environment through visit educational and motivational programs and special events. For more information, visit www.keepargylebeautiful.com or email Deborah Cottle at dcottle@temporah.com.

LYNN SHEFFIELD SIMMONS is the founder and past president of the North Texas Book Festival Inc. She is the author of 10 children's books and two history books on Argyle. Her website is www.argylebooks.com. She can be reached at lynn@argylebooks.com.