Thursday, Dec. 6

Sensory story time, 10 a.m., E.D. Locke Public Library, story time is designed to give extra support for children working on building their communication, socialization, motor and early literacy skills through stories, songs, movement, yoga and crafts, sign up is not required but recommended though the library website

Bridge club social, 1-3 p.m., E.D. Locke Public Library, learn to play Bridge or sharpen your own playing skills, free, no registration required

Shared Table Community Meal, McFarland Lutheran Church, 5:15-6:15 p.m., free and nutritious meal for local residents, all are welcome

Friday, Dec. 7

Messy Munchkins, E.D. Locke Public Library, 9-11:30 a.m., designed for children birth to 4, learning centers with activities and crafts

Saturday, Dec. 8

McFarland Indoor Farmers Market, municipal building, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. indoor market featuring produce, sweets and handmade goods, runs every Saturday

Mystery writers discussion panel, E.D. Locke Public Library, 1 p.m., local mystery writers Christine DeSmet, Julia Hoffman, Peggy Williams, and MaryJoy Johnson will host a talk, books will be for sale and light refreshments will be served

“It’s a Wonderful Life” radio drama, McFarland United Church of Christ, 7 p.m., tickets are $10 at the door, proceeds benefit the McFarland Food Pantry

Sunday, Dec. 9

St. Nick’s Children’s Gift Shop, Christ the King Parish, 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., an opportunity for children up to 18 years to purchase high-quality, low-cost gifts, for families and friends, helpers will be on hand for younger children, no parents allowed, all gifts less than $3 and gift wrapping is included

Larson House Museum open, 6003 Exchange St., 1-4 p.m., museum will be open for visitors

Monday, Dec. 10

Toddler Monday Storytime, E.D. Locke Public Library, 9:30 a.m., geared just for toddlers, no registration required

Toddler Monday Storytime, E.D. Locke Public Library, 10:30 a.m., geared just for toddlers, a mix of toddler movement, music and storytelling, little minds will learn, play and explore with stories, fingerplays, songs and crafts, no registration required

Food pantry open, 5404 Anthony St., 3-6 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 11

Preschool Storytime, E.D. Locke Public Library, 9:30 a.m., Storytime features stories, songs, dances, activities and crafts, each week will feature a new theme to delight and entertain early readers as they learn through early literacy activities, no registration required

Preschool Storytime, E.D. Locke Public Library, 10:30 a.m., Storytime features stories, songs, dances, activities and crafts, each week will feature a new theme to delight and entertain early readers as they learn through early literacy activities, no registration required

Magic Tree House book club, E.D. Locke Public Library, 3:30 p.m., children in grades K-3 are invited to this group meeting the second Tuesday of the month, attendees will share books from the Magic Tree House series and do a related activity, no registration required

Wednesday, Dec. 12

Baby & Me Storytime, E.D. Locke Public Library, 9:30 a.m. different rhymes, bounces, songs, activities and stories for ages birth to 18 months, there will also be sensory play and time for socialization for children and parents, siblings are welcome to join as well, no registration required

Baby & Me Storytime, E.D. Locke Public Library, 10:30 a.m., designed to engage little ones with different rhymes, bounces, songs, activities and stories for ages birth to 18 months, there will also be sensory play and time for socialization for children and parents siblings are welcome to join as well, no registration required

Wednesday afternoon book group, E.D. Locke Public Library, 2 p.m., group will discuss “A Man Called Ove” by Fredrik Backman, no registration required, new members welcome

Adult craft club: mini yarn hat ornaments, E.D. Locke Public Library, 6:30 p.m., all supplies provided, register by stopping by the library checkout desk or calling 838-9030, free

Thursday, Dec. 13

Sensory story time, 10 a.m., E.D. Locke Public Library, story time is designed to give extra support for children working on building their communication, socialization, motor and early literacy skills through stories, songs, movement, yoga and crafts, sign up is not required but recommended though the library website

Shared Table Community Meal, McFarland Lutheran Church, 5:15-6:15 p.m., free and nutritious meal for local residents, all are welcome

Friday, Dec. 14

Teen after hours: Nerf capture the flag, E.D. Locke Public Library, 5:30 p.m., youth in grades 6-12 should bring their own Nerf dart blasters and the library will provide the darts, teams will work together to find the flag, pizza will be served after the games, registration is required

Saturday, Dec. 15

McFarland Indoor Farmers Market, municipal building, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. indoor market featuring produce, sweets and handmade goods, runs every Saturday

Food pantry open, 5404 Anthony St., 9-11 a.m.

Sunday, Dec. 16

Larson House Museum open, 6003 Exchange St., 1-4 p.m., museum will be open for visitors

Monday, Dec. 17

Toddler Monday Storytime, E.D. Locke Public Library, 9:30 a.m., geared just for toddlers, a mix of toddler movement, music and storytelling, little minds will learn, play and explore with stories, fingerplays, songs and crafts, no registration required

Toddler Monday Storytime, E.D. Locke Public Library, 10:30 a.m., explore with stories, fingerplays, songs and crafts, no registration required

Food pantry open, 5404 Anthony St., 3-6 p.m.

Book to movie night: “Holiday Affair,” E.D. Locke Locke Public Library, 6 p.m., free screening of “Holiday Affair” starring Robert Michum and Janet Leigh

Tuesday, Dec. 18

Preschool Storytime, E.D. Locke Public Library, 9:30 a.m., Storytime features stories, songs, dances, activities and crafts, each week will feature a new theme to delight and entertain early readers as they learn through early literacy activities, no registration required

Preschool Storytime, E.D. Locke Public Library, 10:30 a.m., Storytime features stories, songs, dances, activities and crafts, each week will feature a new theme to delight and entertain early readers as they learn through early literacy activities, no registration required

Tween book club, E.D. Locke Public Library, 4 p.m., group will be discussing “Warcross,” no registration required

Wednesday, Dec. 19

Baby & Me Storytime, E.D. Locke Public Library, 9:30 a.m., designed to engage little ones with different rhymes, bounces, songs, activities and stories for ages birth to 18 months, there will also be sensory play and time for socialization for children and parents, siblings are welcome to join as well, no registration required

Baby & Me Storytime, E.D. Locke Public Library, 10:30 a.m., designed to engage little ones with different rhymes, bounces, songs, activities and stories for ages birth to 18 months, there will also be sensory play and time for socialization for children and parents, siblings are welcome to join as well, no registration required

Thursday, Dec. 20

Sensory story time, 10 a.m., E.D. Locke Public Library, story time is designed to give extra support for children working on building their communication, socialization, motor and early literacy skills through stories, songs, movement, yoga and crafts, sign up is not required but recommended though the library website

Shared Table Community Meal, McFarland Lutheran Church, 5:15-6:15 p.m., free and nutritious meal for local residents, all are welcome

PJ storytime: Santa storytime, E.D. Locke Public Library, 6:30 p.m., Santa themed stories, activities, songs and crafts, there will be milk and cookies and a visit from old St. Nick, no registration required, free

Friday, Dec. 21

Messy Munchkins, E.D. Locke Public Library, 9-11:30 a.m., designed for children birth to 4, learning centers with activities and crafts

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