A look ahead

Staff Writer

• Christmas Tree Forest Decorating at the Heritage Museum. During this week, volunteers and businesses will be putting their personal touches on trees used for the annual Heritage Museum's Forest of Christmas Trees display.

• Empty Bowls, a United Way of Big Spring and Howard County, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, East Room of the Dorothy Garrett Coliseum, on the Howard College campus, 1001 Birdwell Lane. Tickets are $20 per person and can be purchased at 215 W. Third St. or call 267-5201 or 935-1604.

• Volunteers for the Howard County's Adopt a Military Hero will be packing boxes for deployed troops at 2 p.m. Sunday at First Christian Church.