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November 22, 2013

This week's best bets

1) Concert for kids

Three area bands will be rockin' out for charity this weekend. The Toys for Tots concert featuring Misfit Toys, Mike Milligan and Steam Shovel and Paul Stout Country will be at Phi Delta Kappa House 7 p.m. Saturday. Cost is $5 and a new, unopened toy or $10 at the door. Children 5 and under get in free, but donations are accepted. The man in charge of Toys for Tots in Howard County is, no joke, Casey Claus. Mr. Claus will be spreading Christmas cheer to area boys and girls this year.

2) Rocking with 'The Diamonds'

Kokomo Community Concerts presents its third show of the year, "The Diamonds," at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Kokomo High School auditorium. Single tickets are $20 at the door. Students are free with school ID.

3) Holiday cheer

Get in the Christmas spirit with the lighting of the We Care Park 6 p.m. Thanksgiving day. It's located at the corner of Gano and Lafountain streets on the northside of Kokomo. The display is open nightly at dusk through Christmas.

 

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