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Beginning a new year invites anticipation of the possibilities, and at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library there are programs and events that cultivate this looking forward. This week’s focus is on healthy living, be it physical, career, emotional, or environmental.

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The temperature at 9 a.m. Saturday was 38, the chill factor was 29 and the winds gusted to 30 mph from the north, but the frigid conditions did not stop 40 volunteers and several city staff members from gathering at Purser Family Park for the first-ever “I Love My Parks Day,” sponsored by th…

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January means that it’s flu season, and flu season is here to stay for the time being. According to the Texas Department of State Health Services, flu season in Texas lasts from October until May, and typically peaks in February, which is rapidly approaching.

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It is a new year, and most of us want to make healthy changes for a more satisfying life. The Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library is a multi-resource center of opportunities for everyone in the community to pursue their varied aspirations and interests.

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It was business as usual the day after Christmas at the Harker Heights Public Library, which held Family Night for the several people who came to take part in the regular Thursday night program.

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As we usher in a new year, so too does the Harker Heights Public Library. And while for many of us the new year heralds changes in our futures, the library’s programming is, for the most part, remaining the same (for now).

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While Paper Crafts Club met last Saturday as usual, it got a lot of extended time as it headed up the day of family-friendly, do it yourself maker spaces that the Harker Heights Public Library had planned.

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Barnes & Noble has been busy for the holidays. Not only have they been holding their regular weekend story times, but they have also been holding special holiday story times for area children to enjoy. Then, in conjunction with the Harker Heights Public Library, they also hosted a story …

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Santa Claus and his assistants from the Harker Heights Fire Department will continue their annual travel throughout the City on Christmas Eve, along a designated route escorted by fire engines with sirens blaring and lights flashing.

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In years gone by, families trimmed their Christmas trees with homemade items. Instead of twinkling lights, small candles were used; instead of shiny garlands, popcorn and cranberries were strung; and ornaments were all handmade using items such as fruit, candy canes, and cookies such as ging…

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Two dozen parents and children got to experience a high-energy, fun-packed morning recently at the Harker Heights Public Library when they participated in a special music program with guest teacher Jessica Barnum of Sweet Harmony Music Studio in Harker Heights.

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The Harker Heights Parks and Recreation Department has a Senior Recreation program that offers many classes and activities to keep area seniors busy throughout the year, such as exercise classes, lifelong learning classes, genealogy, games, and more. Now, in keeping with the holiday season, …

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More than 60 veterans gathered in Harker Heights on Saturday — the 78th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor — to honor the the thousands of lives lost during the attack, as well as those lost in the Vietnam War.

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As part of its ongoing senior recreation “Holiday Happenings” series of activities, the Harker Heights Parks and Recreation Department held a three-day, come-and-go card and snowflake making event this week for seniors at the Harker Heights Activities Center.

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The 64 members of the Heights Concert Band, under the direction of Randy Kelley, will fill the stage at the Ellison High School Auditorium to perform a Christmas Celebration, at 2 p.m. Sunday.

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Just as schools are winding their semesters down, so too is the Armed Services YMCA with its fall programming. But this doesn’t mean the ASYMCA doesn’t have some great events planned for the month of December.

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In an annual effort to assist those in most need and in closest proximity, the Skipcha Elementary School Student Council on Tuesday delivered hundreds of food items to the school district’s pantry.