Keller Williams collects toys for Salvation Army

CORNELIUS -– Keller Williams Realty, 19721 Bethel Church Road, is collecting new and unwrapped toys for children ages newborn to 14 years, as a partner in the Salvation’s Army Magical Toy Drive.

The agency will collect gifts through Dec. 14.

For more information, call 704-892-5518.

Lake Printing and Design collects Toys for Tots

CORNELIUS – Lake Printing and Design, 11020 Bailey Road, Suite J, is collecting Toys for Tots until Dec. 12 at 5 p.m.

For more information, call Erin Padgett at 704-895-3878.

Enter the Herald Weekly’s Tour of De-Lights

To gain a spot in the Herald Weekly’s Tour of De-Lights, send an email with your full address, including neighborhood and town, to ann@carolinaweekly

Now in its seventh year, The Tour of De-Lights lists homes in Huntersville, Cornelius and Davidson that go over the top in decorating their homes for the holidays.

Entries to be included in this year’s Tour of De-Lights will be accepted through Dec. 9.

Tour judges will be out evaluating entries Dec. 9, 10 and 11, from 6 to 10 p.m.

North Mecklenburg Senior Center holds Christmas events

HUNTERSVILLE – The North Mecklenburg Senior Center, 16601 Old Statesville Road, holds its Christmas Social on Dec. 8 from 11 a.m. to noon. Visitors will enjoy carols from the Children of Chesterbrook Academy, and share cookies and cocoa. The event is free.

Local columnist Harold Bales will speak for the center’s free lecture series on Dec. 9, a Friday, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Snacks and beverages will be provided as Bales speaks on finding humor through the mature years. The center hosts its Christmas Luncheon on Dec. 16, a Friday, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Food will be provided by K&W Cafeteria. The event costs $8 per person, or $4 for annual discount cardholders. The luncheon will feature a sing-along with Emily Roland.

The Huntersville Police Department will also be collecting Toys For Tots at the event.

All those planning to attend the events must pre-register by calling 704-875-1270.