Christmas celebrations to commence in Shields Valley

Jean Skillman

The Shields Valley Clinic will be closed from Wednesday, Dec. 20, through Monday, Jan. 1, opening again on Tuesday, Jan. 2. Nicole will be at Urgent Care in Livingston Dec. 20 and 21. Anyone needing medical assistance during this time may go to the Livingston Healthcare.

• The Bank of the Rockies will be serving coffee, cookies and cider on Friday, Dec. 22. There will also be a weekly prize drawing on Fridays. Everyone is welcome to come in and join the bank staff in celebrating the season and for customer appreciation.
• The Shields Valley Senior Citizen potluck starts at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 21, at the senior center in Wilsall. There will be  readings. This is the Christmas dinner with the center providing the ham, and volunteers to bring potatoes and rolls. Others may bring vegetables, salads or desserts.
• At St. Margaret’s Catholic Church in Clyde Park the Christmas Day worship will be at 9 a.m.
Shields Valley Bible church in Clyde Park will hold their regular services of Sunday School at 10 a.m. and morning worship at 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 24. There is also a Christmas Eve service at 5 p.m.
• There will be a 10:45 a.m. worship service and a 6 p.m. Christmas Eve service Sunday, Dec. 24, at the Wilsall Community Church. There is no Sunday school that day.
• A 5 p.m. Christmas Eve Candle Light service will be held at the Shields Valley United Methodist Church in Clyde Park.
• There will be a 3 p.m. Christmas Eve candlelight worship service with communion at Shields River Lutheran Church in Wilsall. There will be no other services that day.

Winners of the Dec. 19 Senior Citizens card party were Jean Skillman, first; Marge Briggs, second; Georgia Hogenson, low; and Marie Smith, traveling.

School Schedule
• Dec. 21: The last day of school before winter break is a regular scheduled day. The boys and girls varsity basketball teams play Roberts starting at 5:30 p.m. in Clyde Park.
• Dec. 22: The high school basketball teams play Lone Peak starting with the boys junior varsity at 2:30 p.m. in Clyde Park.
* Jan. 2: School resumes.