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Dec. 19

Christmas Concert:

The Jacomo Chorale will present a benefit, proceeds will defray medical expenses for Dianna Bibler, who is a member of the chorale, 7 p.m., Nativity of Mary Parish, 10017 E. 36th Terrace, Independence. njwhite1973@gmail.com.

Dec. 20

Brown Bag Concert Series:

Aeolian Effect will perform “An Aeolian Christmas with Flute and Harp,” 12:10 p.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1700 Westport Road, Kansas City. Free.

Dec. 21-22

Christmas Production:

“The Wonderful World of Christmas” presented by Monica’s School of Dance, 7 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Lee’s Summit North High School Performing Arts Center, 901 N.E. Douglas, Lee’s Summit. $12 advance, $15. 816-246-6776 or www.MonicaSchoolof Dance.com.

Dec. 22

Father Christmas: Hear stories of Christmases past from Father Christmas, 1:30 p.m., The Toy and Miniature Museum of Kansas City, 5235 Oak, Kansas City. $5-$7. 816-235-8000 or www.toyandminiaturemuseum.org

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Dec. 25

37th Annual Christmas Day Dinner:

Senior citizens 60 and over who have no family to be with on Christmas Day, transportation will be provided, RSVP by Dec. 21, noon-2 p.m., Christ United Methodist Church, 14506 E. 39th St., Independence. Free. 816-572-2646.

37th Annual Christmas Day Dinner:

Senior citizens 60 and over who have no family to be with on Christmas Day, transportation will be provided, RSVP by Dec. 21, noon-2 p.m., St. Peter’s Elementary School, 6400 Charlotte, Kansas City. Free. 816-572-2646.

Dec. 27

Rhyming to Reading:

Teaches children early reading skills through he use of their senses of sight, hearing and touch to increase learning, pre-registration is required for the February 9 week session, space limited, Children’s Mercy Hearing and Speech College Boulevard Clinic, 5520 College Boulevard, Suite 370, Overland Park. 913-696-5750.

Dec. 31

A Night with the Tejano Stars Fundraiser Dance:

The Ulimate New Year’s Eve Party with Las Estrellas and Ambixion from Dallas; proceeds to benefit Sacred Heart Guadalupe Church and KKFI’s, Taste of Tejano Winter Fund Drive, 7 p.m., - 1 a.m., Sacred Heart Hall, 814 W. 26th St. Kansas City, $15 individual, $25 couple. 913-927-2466 or 816-379-1974.

Jan. 3-5

2014 Winter Show: Students from 16 different schools will perform “Hairspray,” Friday-Saturday 7:30 p.m., Sun., 2 p.m., UMKC White Recital Hall, 4949 Cherry St., Kansas City, $20-$6. 816-235-6222.

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