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WEDNESDAY

• Rent Wise — 10 to 11:30 a.m., Catholic Charities, 1215 N. Broadway. Free classes for those who identify as a victim/survivor of domestic or sexual violence. New participants will need to schedule an intake. Call 712-256-2059 ext. 103 for more information.

• Wednesday Night Dance — 7 to 9:30 p.m., YMCA Healthy Living Center, 714 S. Main St. All dances are subject to change. In case of inclement weather, Wednesday Night Dances are canceled if Council Bluffs Schools are closed. Cost is $6 per person for members; $12 per person for non-members.

• Breastfeeding Support Group — 9:30 a.m., CHI Health Mercy Hospital Lactation Clinic in Mercy 2 Professional Center, Room 206. Call 712-328-5252.

• Lewis & Clark Study Group — 9 to 11 a.m., 2 Huron Circle, Salem United Methodist Manawa Center. Find out what happened to the explorers.

• Carter Lake VFW No. 9661 Hamburger Night — 5 to 7:30 p.m., 100 Locust St., Carter Lake. 712-347-6969.

• Greater Communicators Toastmasters Club — 6 to 7 p.m., Firehouse No. 5, 3405 11th St., Council Bluffs. Meetings open to the public. Contact Floy 712-326-9332.

• Water Exercise Program — 7 to 8 p.m., Lewis Central Pool.

• Carter Lake Optimist Club — 7 p.m., Carter Lake Senior Center, 626 Locust St.

• Gamblers 12-Step Program — 8 p.m., 12-Step House, 7306 Grant St., Omaha. For 24-hour hotline, call 402-978-7899.

• Wednesday Night Live Al-Anon — 6 p.m., CHI Health Building, 622 S. Fourth St.

• Head Injury Survivors Support Group — 6:30 p.m., Goodwill Industries, 1111 S. 41st St. Groups for survivors and caregivers and family members. For information, call 402-231-1933 or 402-231-1927.

• Noon Enthusiasts Toastmasters — Noon to 1 p.m., Iowa Western Community College, Looft Hall Room 010. Guests are welcome. Call Terry at 712-325-3353.

• Military Family Support Group — 7 p.m., First Congregational Church, 36th and Harney streets, Omaha. Group is for any family member, significant other or close friend of military or civilian assigned overseas. Call Kathy at 712-292-1312 or Diana at 712-292-4138.

• Harlan Alzheimer’s Association Support Group — 7 p.m., Harlan Senior Center, Eighth and Laurel Streets. Call Alice at 712-755-2757.

• United Support for Amputees — 1 p.m. For amputees, family members and friends. Call Maxine at 712-644-2955.

• Rotary Centennial Club — 7 a.m., Madison Avenue Hy-Vee by Mall of the Bluffs.

• Kids Can Make Christmas Presents — 2:30 to 3:30 p.m., Shenandoah Public Library, 201 S. Elm St., Shenandoah. Kids can make Christmas presents for family and friends. Try a couple of different projects and wrapping.

THURSDAY

• Work in Progress — 10 to 11:30 a.m., Catholic Charities, 1215 N. Broadway. Free classes for those who identify as a victim/survivor of domestic or sexual violence. New participants will need to schedule an intake. Call 712-256-2059 ext. 103 for more information.

• Journey Beyond Abuse — 6:30 to 8 p.m., Catholic Charities, 1215 N. Broadway. Free classes for those who identify as a victim/survivor of domestic or sexual violence. New participants will need to schedule an intake. Call 712-256-2059 ext. 103 for more information.

• Optimist Club of Council Bluffs — 7 a.m., Madison Avenue Hy-Vee.

• Al-Anon Family Group — 10 a.m., The 500 Club, 410 S. 16th St.

• Council Bluffs Rotary — Noon, YMCA Healthy Living Center, 714 S. Main St.

• Council Bluffs MAD DADS — 7 p.m. Call 712-328-0302.

• Gamblers 12-Step Program — 7 p.m., Pacific Hills Lutheran Church, 90th and Pacific Streets, Omaha. For 24-hour hotline, call 402-978-7899.

• All Acoustic Music Jam — 1 to 4 p.m., Western Historic Trails Center.

• White Elephant Bingo — 12:30 p.m., YMCA Healthy Living Center.

• Teen Gaming — 3:30 to 7:30 p.m., Council Bluffs Public Library’s Teen Central. Mix of board and video games for students in sixth through 12th grade. Call 712-323-7553.

• Trivia Takeover — 7 p.m., Caddy Shack Bar & Grill, 1426 Fourth Ave. Five-person teams can compete for prizes. There is no charge to compete, but teams are encouraged to register early as spots fill up fast. For more, call 712-322-9708 or visit caddyshackinc.com.

• Mills County H.O.P.E. Helping Oncology Patients Excel Support Group — 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Glenwood Public Library Annex, 109 N. Vine, Glenwood. Patients and caregivers welcome. Share and hear information about cancer issues. Call 712-527-9699.

• Share & Care — 7:30 p.m., CHI Health Missouri Valley Community Memorial Hospital, 631 N. Eighth St., Missouri Valley. Support group for cancer survivors. Call 712-642-2784.

• Vietnam Veterans of America — 7:30 p.m., American Legion Hall, 716 S. Fourth St.

• Poetry Club — 6 to 7 p.m., Council Bluffs Public Library, 400 Willow Ave., Meeting Room 2D. Discuss poetry; inquire at the reference desk for books. Call 712-323-7553.

• Winterfest in Bayliss Park — 5:30 to 8 p.m., Bayliss Park, Pearl Street and Willow Avenue, downtown Council Bluffs. Winterfest activities include the Bayliss Park holiday lighting ceremony, Santa’s workshop, food trucks, makers village, outdoor holiday movie, live reindeer, face painting, balloon art, crafts, carolers, cocoa, and more.

FRIDAY

• Seeking Safety — 10 to 11:30 a.m., Catholic Charities, 1215 N. Broadway. Financial Education and Empowerment also offered from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Free classes for those who identify as a victim/survivor of domestic or sexual violence. New participants will need to schedule an intake. Call 712-256-2059 ext. 103 for more information.

• Seeking Safety — 10 a.m. to noon, Catholic Charities Office at Zion Recovery Services, 1500 E. 10th St., Atlantic. Financial Education and Empowerment also offered from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. Free classes for those who identify as a victim/survivor of domestic or sexual violence. New participants will need to schedule an intake. Call 712-256-2059 ext. 103 for more information.

• Elks Lodge TGIF Dinner — 6 to 8 p.m., 380 McKenzie Ave. Chicken and noodles with mashed potatoes, salad, roll and dessert for $8.

• Southwest lowa Narcotics Anonymous — Noon, Let It Be, New Litehouse, 200 16th Ave.; 6:30 p.m., Just for Today, Faith Community Church, 2701 N. Eighth St., Red Oak; 7 p.m., Clean & Free Group, first floor McDermott building, 800 Mercy Drive; 8 p.m., Straight and Grateful, 309 Elm St., Atlantic; 8:30 p.m., Discovery Group Church of Christ, 714 Benson St., Omaha; 8:30 p.m., Rebellions, New Litehouse, 200 16th Ave.

• Pickin’ and Grinnin’ Country Music Jam — 6:30 to 9 p.m., Emma Jean’s Restaurant, 2117 Antique City Drive, Walnut. Musicians and music lovers invited to a weekly jam session. Call Emma Jean’s at 712-784-2500.

• UMBA Hall Skating — Every Friday night at UMBA Hall in Underwood except holiday weekends or if Underwood Schools are cancelled due to weather. Fourth grade and younger may skate from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Fifth grade and older skate from 8:30 to 10 p.m. Admission is $4. No outside skates are allowed. The party room may be reserved for birthday celebration for $30. Private skating parties are available for two hours of skating for $300. Call 712-566-2222 to reserve a time.

• The Council Bluffs Order of the Eastern Star, Chapter 441 Spaghetti Feed — 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Masonic Temple, 130 S. Sixth St. Includes salad, hot bread and coffee, tea, water or lemonade and a homemade dessert. Cost $7 for adults, $3 for pre-teens. Eat in or carry out. Public welcome.

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