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December

Kroger customers can purchase $1, $3 or $5 icons to help provide food for area families in need through Dec. 24. All donations collected in the Atlanta area will benefit the Atlanta Community Food Bank.

The Atlanta Gay Men’s Chorus (AGMC) rings in the season with handbells, Barbra Streisand songs, and other holiday favorites for its 37th annual holiday concert, Bells, Babs & Beyond. Featuring AGMC’s acclaimed guest string quartet and the Handbell Choir of Morningside Presbyterian Church, the concert will be held at The Cathedral of St. Philip, 2744 Peachtree Road, on Dec. 8-9. For tickets and information, visit voicesofnote.org.

Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church presents Advent Lessons and Carols, Sunday, Dec. 10, for the 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. services. The 11 a.m. service takes place in the historic Glenn sanctuary on the Emory campus, with 150 singers from Glenn’s children’s, youth, and adult choirs and instrumentalists, offering music proclaiming Advent biblical texts chosen especially for this service. Pre-service instrumental music begins at 10:30 a.m. Soloists include Cynthia Shepherd, soprano, Stephen Ozcomert, bass, and Kevin Burdette, internationally renowned operatic bass, who sang the role of Señor Russell in the Metropolitan Opera’s October-November 2017 production of The Exterminating Angel. Glenn Church is located at 1660 N. Decatur Rd, NE. For more information, visit www.glennumc.org.

Peachtree Road United Methodist Church presents The Many Moods of Christmas Concert on Sunday, Dec. 10, at 7 p.m.  The PRUMC Chancel Choir, Georgia Boy Choir, orchestra and soloists present their Christmas Classic featuring Handel’s Messiah.  Carols from the gallery sung by the Georgia Boy Choir beginning at 6:30 p.m.  Dessert reception follows. Tickets are complimentary but necessary for seating. Visit www.prumc.org/music or call (404) 266-2373 for availability. 3180 Peachtree Road NE.

Atlanta Young Singers will present the 43rd annual Music of the Holidays featuring the AYS Treble Concert Choir & Youth Chorale, Alumni & Dads Choruses (DEC 16), and professional string ensemble, selections will include works by Biebl, Britten, Caldwell/Ivory, Carey, Gardner, Gjielo, Guaraldi, M Haydn, Shaw/Parker, Sperling & AYS Composer Next Door Judith Shatin. Performances will be held Friday, Dec. 15 and Saturday, Dec. 16 at 8 p.m. at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 2855 Briarcliff Road. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 seniors, and $10 students. For tickets or more information, visit www.aysc.org or call 404.873.3375.

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