December 3: Get your Christmas Cookies the easy way. Come to a “Cookie Walk” on Saturday, December 3rd at the New Hope United Methodist Church, 3215 Tipton Road., Muscatine, beginning at 9:00 a.m. Fill a provided bucket with cookies for $10. There will also be Candy, Gifts and Noodles for sale.

December 11: Memorial Park Cemetery Christmas Tree Lighting Service

December 11: The Compassionate Friends Candle Lighting Service

The mission of The Compassionate Friends is to assist families toward the positive resolution of grief following the death of a child of any age and to provide information to help others be supportive.

The Compassionate Friends is a national nonprofit, self-help support organization that offers friendship, understanding, and hope to bereaved parents, grandparents and siblings. There is no religious affiliation and there are no membership dues or fees.

The Compassionate Friends meets the second Sunday of every month at the Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Funeral Home Bereavement Center.  Call Bill and Linda McCracken at  563-263-2737 for more information.