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CHRISTMAS LANE FAMILY FUN RUN

Circle Thursday, Dec. 6, on your calendar. That’s the date of the Christmas Lane Family Fun Run 5K benefiting the Abilene State Supported Living Center.

The event starts at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $30 per single entry and $65 per family of two adults and two children under the age of 14. No pets are allowed except service animals.

Prices increase by $5 per category after Nov. 20. For more information, go to http://www.5kchristmaslanefunrun.org or call 795-3547.

Pre-event packet pickup will be 4-7 p.m. on Dec. 5 at Shirley’s Cinema/Lone Star Coffee House on the living center grounds, 2501 Maple St.

ONE WOMAN’S PATH THROUGH THE RWANDAN GENOCIDE

Dr. Hadidja Nyiransekuye will give a presentation on her book at the Abilene Public Library, 202 Cedar St., Oct. 27.

Her talk, which begins at 3:30 p.m., is on her book, “The Lances Were Looking Down: One Woman’s Path Through the Rwandan Genocide to Life in the States.”

The presentation, which is free to the public, is sponsored by the International Rescue Committee.

FUN IN THE ALDERSGATE COMMUNITY GARDEN

Aldersgate United Methodist Church is hosting three events in their community garden this fall for church members and the public.

The garden is located at the corner of South 19th and Amarillo streets. A Pumpkin Patch will open at 10 a.m. Oct. 20, a Thanksgiving potluck will be held on Thanksgiving Day (Nov. 22) and a Community Christmas Tree Lighting will be held Dec. 9.

The Pumpkin Patch will serve as an opportunity for people to take pictures in the spirit of the season. Free popcorn and apple cider will be provided.