November 28, 2012 - Film festival seeks entrants
ADDISON TOWNSHIP – Kingsbury Country Day School's Film Festival 2013 is the second annual short film and video competition open to all students in fifth through eighth-grades.
Students are invited to produce and submit an original video up to 2 minutes long (including credits) based on the theme "Integrity."
The contest categories include: Best Original Story, Best Documentary, Best Animation, and Best Foreign Language Film.
Entry forms and films are due by January 25 at Kingsbury Country Day School.
Winners will be selected by a panel of judges that may include a combination of Kingsbury Country Day School faculty/staff, film/media industry professionals, educators or other qualified judges.
Winning films will be showcased for the public at the Oxford 7 Theater (48 S. Washington, Oxford 48371) on Monday, February 25 at 6:30 p.m.
Go to bit.ly/KCDSff13 for more information and an entry form.
Seniors invited to Christmas party
The Rotary Club of Oxford will host its annual Christmas party for area senior citizens on Tuesday, Dec. 4 from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Oxford Hills Golf & Country Club. The party will include dinner, entertainment and prizes. To make reservations, please call (248) 969-5065.
The North Oakland Transportation Authority (NOTA) will host a Stuff-A-Bus event on Saturday, Dec. 1 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. NOTA is collecting new and gently used toys, stuffed animals, clothing, blankets and household items to be used as holiday gifts. Collections sites are Oxford Bank (60 S. Washington St.), Addison Township offices (1440 Rochester Rd.) and PNC Bank (88 Flint St.).
FISH needs muscles to move gifts
FISH needs some big, strong men to help carry out packages and bags of gifts for its Angel FISH progam on Saturday, Dec. 8 around 12:30 p.m. If anyone else would like to help that would be fantastic.
Other times are Thursday, Dec. 6 from 3:30 to 8 p.m. and Friday, Dec. 7 from 3 to 8 p.m. Folks who can help on any of these dates are asked to please call Lynne at 248-770-9775 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Kids lock-in to benefit Class of 2014
A lock-in for kids of all ages will be held at Oxford High School (745 N. Oxford Rd.) on Friday, Dec. 7 from 6-10 p.m.
Pizza and pop will be served. There will be sports activities in the gym. A special showing of "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" will be playing. And as if that weren't enough, play Nintendo Wii Just Dance and participate in crafts galore.
The cost is $15 for the first kid and $5 for every sibling after that. Proceeds will benefit the OHS Class of 2014.
To make reservations, please call (248) 969-5100/ Extension 4186. Please do so by Thursday, Dec. 6.
Free meals in Oxford
For folks who need a free meal and those who simply don't wish to dine alone, the North Oakland County affiliate of Love In the Name of Christ (Love INC) is offering a fantastic service.
A number of Oxford and Orion churches participate on a rotating basis in what's called the Community Free Meals Program. All the meals are served between 5:30 and 6:30 p.m.
On Monday, it's the Lake Orion United Methodist Church doing all the cooking.
Tuesday night's meals are served up by Immanuel Congregational United Church of Christ in Oxford.
Oxford United Methodist Church hosts the very popular Wednesday meals, while Christ the King Church in Oxford handles Thursday night's dining experience.
Free Christmas play at Christ the King
Love INC of North Oakland County, along with Christ the King Church in Oxford, would like to invite everyone to a special production of "The Little Drummer Boy" on Dec. 6 and Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. and Dec. 8 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Admission is free. All performances will take place at the church located at 1550 W. Drahner Rd.