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Community announcements for Dec. 21
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The Richmond Hill Public Library will close at 6 p.m. Thursday and reopen at 10 a.m. Tuesday. The library also will be closed Dec. 31 and Jan. 2.

Meeting nixed
The Richmond Hill Planning and Zoning Commission’s regular meeting for December has been canceled due to the holidays.
For more information, call 756-3735.

Holiday events
Corinth Baptist Church has several events planned for the holidays.
A Christmas Eve candlelight service is at 6 p.m. Sunday.
For more information, call 727-2617. 

Eve worship
Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church will have a Christmas Eve worship service at 6:30 p.m. Saturday in the sanctuary at 12965 Hwy. 144.
Worship Christ, the newborn King, with a traditional worship service. Dress up or dress down.
For more information, call 756-2339.

Christmas events
New Beginnings will have a Christmas Eve candlelight service at 6 p.m. Saturday, as well as a celebration of the Lord’s birth at 10:30 a.m. Christmas Day, Sunday, at the church near the entrance of the Buckhead subdivision. Everyone is invited. For more information, call 308-7635.

Christmas service
Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church will have a Christmas service Sunday at 12965 Highway 144.
All Sunday school classes for children and adults will meet in the church house from 9:45-10:30 a.m. for a celebration of Jesus’ birth. There will be a birthday cake for Jesus, a Christmas quiz game with prizes and fellowship. Young people are invited to bring one of their new gifts for a show-and-tell time.
Worship is at 11 a.m. Dress up if you like, but dress casually if that is what works for you.
The service will take a simpler tone and will be appropriate for all ages. Childcare will be offered for younger children.
For more information, call 756-2339.

Lights show
Homes of Integrity will host the second annual dancing-lights show from 6-10 p.m. through Jan. 2 at its model home in Richmond Hill.
The light show is free. Park in front of the model home at 65 Eddenfield Lane in Richmond Hill and tune the radio to 107.1 FM to enjoy the sights and sounds of Christmas.

Club fundraiser
The Pembroke Garden Club is having a winter raffle. Tickets are $2 each or three for $5 and are available from club members.
The grand prize is a garden dump cart with accessories. The second prize is a 30-inch fire pit with a poker, and the third prize is a garden tub full of accessories.
The drawing is Jan. 19 at Dixie Harn Community Center, 91 Lanier St., but the winner does not need to be present to win.
For more information, call Diane at 661-4447 or 547-5313.

Forestry pageant

The Tattnall County Forestry Pageant is set for will Feb. 18 at the restored Glennville City Auditorium. 
Children and young adults 24 and younger who live in the Middle East District, which includes Bryan County, are eligible to participate. 
The winners of the local pageant will have their entry fees paid to the 73rd Miss Georgia Forestry Pageant in Tifton in June. 
The deadline for entering the pageant is Jan. 15, and spaces are limited.
For more information, email Tri-County Forestry Pageant Director Sherry Long at

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