Community Calendar

December 4
Kiwanis meets at 12 p.m. on Wednesday at the Jefferson Country Club for lunch and a program.
December 6
Rotary meets at 12 p.m. on Friday at the Chamber for lunch and a program.
December 6
Monticello Jamboree Band performs music for dancing every Friday night at 7 p.m. at 625 S. Water St. Everyone is welcome to come to dance, listen to some of the finest music, enjoy door prizes, soft drinks, snacks and just enjoy some fun and camaraderie with neighbors and friends. This is a nonprofit charitable event. Donations are accepted. For questions or concerns contact Darlene Aldrich at (850) 556-5218.
December 6, 7
The 20th annual Live Nativity Bethlehem in Monticello will be held on Friday and Saturday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Step back in time as visitors walk through the town of Christ's birth. There will be various recreated scenes from the Bible, as well as live characters and animals. In addition, the First United Methodist Church will provide refreshments and live music during this free event, located on South Water Street, behind the church. For more information, call (850) 997-5545.
December 7
Santa Claus will be making a visit to the Monticello Woman's Clubhouse on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Santa will offer free books and treats to all children attending. This is a free event, located at 975 E. Pearl St.
spots are $25 per booth.
December 9
Palmer Place Book Club meets at 6 p.m. on the second Monday of the month at Palmer Place for discussion of its most recently read book. Contact Abi Hudson at (517) 290-8506 or kissamolly@yahoo.com, or b53clayton@aol.com for more information. All are welcome to join for the discussion, to help select the next book and to suggest authors.
December 9
Kate Dilworth Scott Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy meet at 12 p.m. on the second Monday. Membership is open to women who are lineal descendants of men and women who served honorably in the service of the Confederate States of America or gave Material Aid to the Cause. For more information contact Pat Cichon at (850) 228-4633.
December 9
Boy Scout Troop 803 meets at 7 p.m. on Monday nights at The Eagle's Nest on South Water Street, for boys ages 10 to 18. For more information contact Troop Leader Bear Register at (850) 519-3955.
December 10
A free Community Healthy Hour Social will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 10 at the Jefferson Arms Apartments, beginning at 3 p.m. This social will allow attendees to win prizes and giveaways, learn about information pertaining to women's health, receive HIV, A1C and Sickle Cell screenings, and learn more about the health recourses within the area. This event is free to all. For more information, contact Tonya Bell at (850) 253-5355. Jefferson Arms Apartments is located at 1425 E. Clark Ave., in Monticello.
December 10
The Gathering Tables, a Soup and Bread Ministry, will be serving hot vegetable soup. A soup and bread meal will be served from 5:30 through 6:30 p.m., at the Jefferson Senior Citizens Center, located at 1155 N. Jefferson St. For more information about this ministry, contact Michelle Dollar at mmdollar@bellsouth.net for find the ministry at their Facebook page under “The Gathering Tables, A Soup and Bread Ministry.”
December 10
American Legion Post 49, Sons of the American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary Unit 49 meet at 6:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month at the Otto M. Walker Post, 1065 S. Water St., for dinner and a meeting. Contact Post Commander Ken Faircloth at (850) 509-2628 or Secretary Debbie Snapp at (850) 997-0901 for more information.
December 10
Jefferson County Ministerial Association meets on the second Tuesday at the Brick House Eatery at 8 a.m. to discuss upcoming community events. Churches and communities are stronger when they cooperate and meet together.
December 10
Jefferson Somerset School Advisory Committee (SAC) will be held on the second Tuesday, at 5:30 p.m., followed by a PTO meeting. Interested parents, staff and community members are invited to attend in the Cafeteria. For more information, contact the school at (850) 997-3555. SAC chairman is Steve Cordle.