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'Bethlehem Carol' cast

St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church will present A Bethlehem Carol at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5 at the church, 10700 Liberty Road, Powell. Admission is free.

Church's Breakfast with Jesus planned

Worthington Christian Church will host its annual Breakfast with Jesus from 9 a.m. Dec. 5 at the church, 8145 N. High St.

College notes

Jim Kirk, a 2014 Thomas Worthington High School graduate, has been named an Engineering Hometown Ambassador Team Leader by Ohio State University, serving Worthington City Schools by sharing engineering school experiences and projects and encouraging students to consider engineering careers.

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Donations of gifts for seniors sought

Rutherford Funeral homes is collecting items to wrap and give to seniors in assisted living facilities during the holiday season.

Highlands to host chamber orchestra

The Metropolitan Chamber Orchestra, under the direction of Luis Biava, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6, at Highlands Presbyterian Church, 6909 Smoky Row Road.

Library notes

The following programs are offered by Worthington libraries. Old Worthington Library is at 820 High St.; Northwest Library is at 2280 Hard Road; and Worthington Park Library is at 1389 Worthington Centre Drive. Call 614-807-2626.

McConnell Arts Center

The following programs, classes and events are offered by the Peggy R. McConnell Arts Center of Worthington, 777 Evening St. The MAC is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Late hours until 9 p.m. are offered Tuesdays and Thursdays. Building admission and parking are free. For more information, visit or call 614-431-0329.

Musical tour of area residences planned

Worthington's Chamber Music Connection will present the sixth annual Olde Worthington Holiday Musical Tour of Homes from 1 to 5 p.m. Dec. 6.

Staging 'Mr. Scrooge'

With a book by William Goldsmith, music and lyrics by Janet Yates Vogt and Mark Friedman, the show is based on Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol and recommended for ages 4 and older.

Tough way to end the season

Old Worthington Partnership

Parini accepts director role with goals set

After a rebrand earlier this year, the Old Worthington Partnership has taken another step toward a new look, naming Annina Parini the organization's first full-time executive director.

Staff staying on track with search for manager

Worthington is getting closer to naming a new economic development manager, and could make its selection by the end of the year.
Holiday happenings

Events will have city streets all aglow

The Old Worthington Partnership's annual Holiday Open House will feature an "iceless ice rink" and a window-decoration contest throughout downtown Worthington.
Ohio Superintendent of the Year

Former Worthington leader picks up honor

Former Worthington City School District Superintendent Thomas Tucker has been named the 2016 Ohio Superintendent of the Year.
Police beat

Worthington: Thieves seek out jewelry in residential burglary

Closely following four burglaries that were reported in Worthington between Nov. 9 and 13, another Worthington resident reported a house was burglarized Nov. 20.

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