The Week in Windsor: Dec. 16-23
Sunday, Dec. 16, is the final Farmers Market of the year, highlighted by a performance of the Windsor Middle School Chorus. The group will be walking the Town Green singing and caroling between the hours of 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. The Farmers Market will return April 21.
The Community Posada Celebration starts at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16, at the Mary Agatha Furth Center, with parishioners of Our Lady of Guadalupe performing in Spanish a reenactment of Mary and Joseph attempting to find lodging on the night Jesus was born. The Furth Center is located at 8400 Old Redwood Highway.
Monday, Dec. 17, the Senior Center is sponsoring a holiday lights tour of San Francisco. The group will have dinner in the city and then view the lights in city neighborhoods. The bus leaves at 3 p.m. The Senior Center is located at 9231 Foxwood Drive, 838-1250.
Also Monday, Dec. 17, Shiloh Covenant Church hosts a posada that starts at 6 p.m. at the church, 251 Windsor River Road, and continues through the Town Green. It’s free and open to all.
Tuesday, Dec. 18, the Knights of Columbus and Madonna Sodality will hold their annual holiday prime rib dinner at the Furth Center, 8400 Old Redwood Highway. The fundraiser benefits the Our Lady of Guadalupe Church. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased through the church, 837-8962.
On Wednesday, Dec. 19, the Children’s Community Choir will perform at 4:30 p.m. in the Charlie Brown Christmas Tree Grove on the Town Green, sponsored by the Downtown Windsor Merchants Association. More than 175 decorated trees will remain on display until Dec. 31, with snow falling nightly at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m.
Also on Wednesday, Dec. 19, the Hembree House Museum will host a holiday open house from 5 to 7 p.m., with snacks and beverages. The public is invited to visit the museum at 9225 Foxwood Dr.
Friday, Dec. 21, at the Senior Center, the weekly Sit and Fit class takes place 10 to 11 a.m. Participants will focus on upper body strength through the use of light weights, and a portion of the class will be set aside for stretching. There is no cost to take the class, although donations are accepted. The center is located at 9231 Foxwood Drive, 838-1250.
— Howard Senzell