A look ahead

Staff Writer

• The Howard College Fine Arts Department will host the Madrigal Feast. There will only be one opportunity to be treated to a holiday meal and enjoying sundry entertainment by the royal court, wondering minstrels and troubadours. This special holiday dinner theater will on Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Hall Center for fine arts.

• A series of informational meetings over the Howard College tax rollback election are scheduled throughout the month. This week meetings are: 6:30 p.m tonight at Coahoma High School Auditorium, 606 N. Main St.; 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, at St. Thomas Hall, 605 N. Main St.; and at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, at the Hall Center for the Arts on the Howard College campus, 1001 Birdwell Lane.

• The annual Forsan Christmas in Boomtown parade is set for 10 a.m. Saturday and organizers expect a larger turnout of entries than last year. The parade will begin at the Forsan High School parking lot near the cafeteria and tennis courts. From there, the parade will head down Avenue H and then turn left on FM 461 which is locally known as Three Mile Road. The route heads left on Rex Avenue and then turns left again on Main St. where it will end at the Forsan Baptist Church.
The town of Forsan is located near Howard County's southern border off of Highway 87.

• Cub Scout Pack 305 is hoping to making Christmas special for some four-footed friends. The pack will host a food, cloth and adoption drive on Saturday, Dec. 5, for the benefit the Happy Days Humane Society at Tractor Supply in Big Spring, 1104 W Interstate 20, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

• The Big Spring Herald annual lighted Community Christmas Parade float will begin at 5:30 p.m. This year’s parade, themed “A Charlie Brown Christmas.” The parade will come The parade, which lasts about an hour and
a half and runs north on Scurry Street from 24th to Fourth St.

• The 37th annual Living Christmas Tree is expected to be one of its biggest productions yet and both performances are free to the community, however, you still need a ticket to get in. Tickets are now available at the First United Methodist Church office, 400 Scurry St., between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. for the church’s Living Christmas Tree production. Performances are set for Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 5-6, at 8 p.m. both days

•The Feast of Sharing will take place Sunday at the Dorothy Garrett Coliseum. Sponsored by HEB, the plan is to feed 5,000 people with a community wide dinner. Contact Debra Moreno at 432-816-6018.