Skate With Santa: Enjoy skating with Santa, bring a non-perishable food item that will be donated to Harvesters, 2 to 4 p.m., Line Creek Community Center and Ice Arena, 5940 NW Waukomis Drive, Kansas City, $4-$6, 816-513-0760.
Sounds of the Season Christmas Concert: Bring the family to enjoy an evening that will fill the air at the annual Christmas concert, 3 to 8 p.m., Northland Cathedral, 101 NW 99th St., Kansas City, 816-455-2555.
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Northland Chamber of Commerce Monthly Luncheon: Join the group as they celebrate the holiday, enjoy food, friends and networking with fellow Northlanders, noon, Cascone’s, 3737 N. Oak Trafficway, Kansas City, $25 members, $30 others, 816-455-9911 or email@example.com.
Advanced Excel: Experienced users can learn the advanced option offered by Microsoft Excel, previous attendance by beginning and intermediate users is suggested, 2 to 3 p.m., Liberty Mid-Continent Library, 1000 Kent St., Kansas City, 816-781-9240.
Northland Cathedral Students Ugly Sweater Party: $5 gift exchange, lots of food and an ugly sweater contest, red carpet experience, photo booth and many more activities, parents are welcome to stay, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Northland Cathedral, 101 NW 99th St., Kansas City, 816-455-2555.
Dinosaur O’Dell Christmas Time is Here: The season of giving as Dinosaur serves up old Christmas favorites and a cup of good cheer in a singalong, dance-along, rock-along show, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., North Oak Mid-Continental Library, 8700 N. Oak Trafficway, Kansas City, 816-436-4385.
Christmas Eve Candlelight Service: 6 to 7 p.m., Northland Cathedral, 101 NW 99th St., Kansas City, 816-455-2555.
40th Annual Senior Citizens’ Christmas Day Dinner: All senior citizens over 60 who do not have any family to be with on Christmas Day are welcome, rides will be provided if needed; please call for a reservation in advance, noon until 1:30 p.m., Open Door Bible Baptist Church, 4300 NE Parvin Road, Kansas City, 816-572-2646.
Kids Fest New Year’s Eve Bash: Join us for a daytime countdown to the New Year with games crafts, and more, don’t end 2016 without celebrating, 2 to 3 p.m., Boardwalk Mid-Continental Library, 8656 N. Ambassador Drive, Kansas City, 816-741-9011.
Excelsior Spring SAFE Community Luncheon: The Substance Abuse Free Environments coalition invites the public to join in the planning programs and events to promote safe and healthy communities for youth, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Early Childhood Education Center, 113 Line St., Excelsior Springs, 816-589-6697 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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