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On the ninth and final night of Channukah, the Chabad of Alabama held their annual Grand Menorah Lighting in the Saks Plaza at the Summit. more

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Photo courtesy of Suzanne Hoye, Clipped Wings

Clipped Wings members gathered for their annual fall luncheon at The Club on Oct. 30. more

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Owner Scott Kelley and his wife Carly have lived in Chelsea for eight years with their kids Kennedy, 3, and Connor, 7, and said the demand for the store was high because of schools and all the small businesses nearby. more

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Sandra Annonio, a pottery artist based in Chelsea, is one of many who will be showing and selling their work. more

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Photo by Erica Techo

The Birmingham Zoo and Mountain Brook Board of Landscape Design hold a yearly tree recycling event from the day after Christmas to mid-January. more

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Photo courtesy of George Griswold

Last year was the introduction of the self-led service, and that relaxed, personal experience is what the church is going for again this year. more

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Photo courtesy of Scott Pauley

The national event, which has been held in Hoover since 2014, was initially brought to the area by the Winslow family. more

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Every Tuesday and Thursday, you can find Copeland Pace playing bingo at the Heardmont Senior Center. more

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Photo by Alyx Chandler

The show will be in the “North Pole” with Santa Claus next door to The Summit’s AMC Summit 16. more

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Photo courtesy of John Graham

Three takeoffs. Three landings. It was a simple flight pattern, but it cemented Jack Graham’s status as a solo pilot. more

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Photo by Lexi Coon

Between classes and during lunch breaks at Oak Mountain High School, Deputy Thomas Nordyke, the school’s newest student resource officer (SRO), said students have been flooding his office, but it hasn’t been to meet him. more

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Teresa Howard’s love for science fiction began in her childhood when the “Star Trek” series premiered. It was the series, Howard said, that got her into reading science fiction and fantasy books and watching the movies. more

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Photo courtesy of Chabad of Alabama

Festivities are set to begin at 4:30 p.m. at Saks Plaza and will feature street fair booths where attendees can get traditional Hanukkah foods and treats, entertainment by street performers and traditional Hanukkah songs. more

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In the last year, Chelsea-based nonprofit Heavenly Smile has added another element to their prison outreach program: handing out toiletry bags to the Shelby County Jail work-release program. more

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Warm up with your loved ones on Christmas morning with this spicy breakfast skillet. more

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell

The cities of Chelsea and Hoover will be closing their public offices for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. Library and recreational building closures vary. more

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Photo courtesy of Alabama Wildlife Center

This year’s event, which is always held in early December, will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 8, at Veterans Park on Valleydale Road in Hoover. more

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Photo courtesy of Suman Silwal, mruns.com

The event has become a holiday season tradition for some families, according to Bob Cosby, race director and CEO of the JVPOA. more

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Photo courtesy of the North Shelby Library

Mt Laurel and North Shelby libraries have added some Christmas-themed activities to their usual event schedules. more

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Photo by Erica Techo

The main event, the Chelsea Christmas Parade, will begin at 10 a.m. at Chelsea Middle School and finish at the Winn Dixie on U.S. 280. more

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