DECEMBER 7, 2022 www.wintertexantimes.com 4 WINTER TEXAN TIMES Model Rail Roading & Railroaders Model Rail Roading & Railroaders have started getting together. Anyone interested in joining the group can join them Monday through Friday at the Hidalgo Pumphouse. Call Red at (313) 532-8549 for more information. RGVWoodcarvers The Rio Grande Valley Woodcarvers have begun their seasonal meetings. The woodcarvers are meeting at the Nomad Shrine Club, 1044 W. Nolana Blvd., in Pharr. The Carvers meet weekly on Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. through March. Everyone is welcome to come and visit and join the club. After a third visit, you will be asked to become a member with annual dues. More information can be found online at www.rgvwoodcarvers.org. Get ready to build/carve for the Woodcarvers Show in January. Senior Ambassadors The Senior Ambassadors is looking for singers to join their chorus. Senior Ambassadors is composed of men from the Valley and Winter Texan community. They perform choral music from sacred and semi classical, to pop and country. Practice sessions are held each Friday from 1 to 3 p.m. at Bentsen Grove Resort (1645 S. Bentsen Rd.) in Mission. They perform 10 to 12 times each season at various venues in the RGV. For more information, call Paul Hunter (956) 310-9515. Annual Fayette County, IA Reunion Fayette County, Iowa residents will meet Thursday, January 19 at Mr. Gatti’s, 4100 N. 2nd St., McAllen, at 11 a.m. For more information, call Violet (319) 230-2746. Reunions are a great time to catch up with friends, old and new. Here we will feature reunions and meetings that are happening throughout the Valley. We hope that if you are having such a meeting, you will send the information to us so we can help you spread the word. If you have a great photo from your reunion or meeting, we would love to see that too. We love seeing photos of Red Hatter groups and others as they gather at local restaurants to catch up and share what’s new. You can send your information to news@wintertexantimes.com. Keep McAllen Beautiful to host Posada Keep McAllen Beautiful is hosting a Christmas Posada at Archer Park, located at 101 N. Main St. on Saturday, December 10, starting at 7 p.m. The free, family-friendly event will feature the traditional posada procession that reenacts Mary and Joseph’s search for lodging. The procession culminates at a nativity scene, with shepherds and the Three Wise Men. The posada will be accompanied by traditional singing during the procession and will conclude with Christmas songs performed by choirs from Our Lady of Sorrows Church and The Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints church and missionaries. “Come and experience the joy of Christmas with the story of the baby Jesus’ birth and by singing along to festive Christmas carols,” said Chris Lash, program manager for Keep McAllen Beautiful. “The event is free and open to everyone in the community.” Keep McAllen Beautiful is an educational, non-profit organization that develops and expands the awareness of McAllen’s citizens and visitors about littering and proper disposal of waste and promotes the preservation and enhancement of McAllen’s natural beauty and environment.