Around Cleveland 12-2
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The Five Points Holly Jolly Arts Festival, sponsored by Larry Hill Ford continues today at the Museum Center at Five Points from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Activities include the museum store artist market and demos, Sunday brunch specials in downtown Cleveland and kids’ Christmas ornament Make-’n-Take.

Cleveland Creative Arts Guild’s annual Christmas open house will continue today from 1 to 5 p.m. This is CAG’s 32nd open house and features the works of some 25 local artists and craftsmen. Register for door prizes and enjoy decadent refreshments. Parking is available at the rear of building.

The Scholastic Book Fair will begin Monday and continue through Dec. 10 in the Children’s Room of the library. Stop by and look and give the gift of reading to someone. Besides books, there will be other items that can be used as stocking stuffers. All monies raised from this Book Fair will be used to purchase additional books for the Children’s collection.

“Sounds of the Season” will begin on Wednesday and continue each Wednesday until Christmas in the Cleveland Bradley Community Room from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Hot cider will be served while you enjoy a break from work or the holiday rush and listen to seasonal piano music being played by one of our guest pianists. The public is invited to this free library event.

Metropolitan Bells will be presented on Dec. 6, 7:30 p.m., at First United Methodist Church, 3425 N. Ocoee St. The concert is free to the public. Donations will be accepted.

The “Tween” movie matinee for December will be the comedy “Elf,” on Saturday at 11 a.m. This movie is rated PG and is open to all tweens ages 6 through 12.

the combined choirs of First United Methodist and Wesley Methodist churches invite you to bring a score or borrow one of theirs to immerse yourself in the sounds of this timeless music. Sing along with choir, piano, organ and orchestra, and hear some of Southeast Tennessee’s finest soloists, or just listen. The event will be held at First United Methodist Church sanctuary, Dec. 9, at 6 p.m. Admission is free.

Author’s Night Out will be presented by the Etowah Writer’s Alliance/Etowah Arts Commission, Dec. 13 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Etowah Community Center. The public is invited to meet local authors and learn more about their books, which will be available for sale as well. The event is free to the public. For more information, call 423-435-6480.

A Resume Writing Workshop will be held on Dec. 6 and 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. Also, Ebook reader workshops for Kindles on Dec. 8, iPads/iOS on Dec. 14 and Barnes & Noble Nooks on Dec. 22 from noon to 2 p.m.

EDITOR'S NOTE: To submit announcements of events to be included in Around Cleveland, email information to bettie.marlowe@clevelandbanner.com.