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Christmas Candlelight Tours at Historic Daniel Boone Home & Heritage Center

Join Lindenwood University’s Historic Daniel Boone Home and Heritage Center as it celebrates the holiday season with its annual Christmas Candlelight Tours on December 5, 6, 12, and 13, 2014. This 4-night event is a celebration of past Christmas traditions and life on the American frontier. The Christmas Candlelight Tours will be an open walk format, with the exception of the Boone Home. After first visiting the Boone Home, guests are free to visit and enjoy the historic buildings in the village at their own pace.

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Workshop Dec. 4 For FFSD Parents to Help with Homework

The Ferguson-Florissant School District will host a workshop provided by The St. Louis Learning Disabilities Association to provide parents with resources and information to more effectively assist their children with homework.

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Florissant Holds Christmas House Decorating Contest

The Florissant Parks and Recreation Department will hold a Christmas House Decorating Contest this year.

Applications are free to Florissant Residents and will be available beginning Monday, Nov. 24 at the James J. Eagan Center, JFK Community Center and Florissant City Hall.

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Florissant Hosts Annual Project Liftoff Dec. 6

Florissant will host the annual Project Liftoff party on Saturday, Dec. 6 from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. at the James J. Eagan Center.

The annual drug-free, alcohol-free, tobacco-free holiday DARE party is sponsored by the city of Florissant, the Florissant Youth Advisory Commission, and Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE), taught by Florissant Police Officers in Florissant area schools.

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John Stewart’s Film Director Debut ‘Rosewater’ May be a Little Too Sweet

By Sandra Olmsted

In his debut as a feature-film director, The Daily Show host Jon Stewart tackles the Iranian government crackdown on the Green Movement after the conservative incumbent Mahmoud Ahmadinejad suspiciously defeats his opponent, Mir-Hossein Mousavi, who is a moderate whom the West and apparently the young Iranian adults believe will make Iran a better place.

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Historic Florissant House Tour

The Ebbesmeyer house on St. Louis Street will be featured on the tour.

The Ebbesmeyer house on St. Louis Street will be featured on the tour.

Historic Florissant, Inc. will host their Christmas house tour, “Christmas in Old Florissant,” on Nov. 30, the Sunday after Thanksgiving. The tour will begin he held from 2-6 p.m.

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