St. Monica’s ‘Disco Night’ to aid Habitat for Humanity

The Habitat for Humanity Ministry at St. Monica Church

The Habitat for Humanity Ministry at St. Monica Church, Santa Monica, will host a “Disco Night” on Aug. 16, 7 p.m. in the parish’s Grand Pavilion.

The evening includes food, dancing (including disco lessons), a disco costume contest, a raffle and “a chance to meet a terrific family who will be moving into a Habitat home,” said Dawna Houston, parish communications director.

Tickets are $30, or $35 after Aug. 10 and at the door. Net proceeds will support the Habitat for Humanity GLA Catholic Coalition Build, a collaboration of more than a dozen Catholic parishes in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, to help fund and build an entire home for a hard-working, low-income family. Go to http://bit.ly/CatholicBuild14 for more information.

St. Monica is located at 725 California Ave., Santa Monica. For more information and to purchase tickets, call (310) 566-1500 or visit www.stmonica.net/habitat.


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  • Saturday, December 20

    St. Margaret's Center Christmas Program, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Morningside High School (Cafeteria), 10500 S. Yukon Ave, Inglewood. St. Margaret's Center, Inglewood School District, Doorking, Inc., and Centinela Hospital Medical Staff invite you to join them as they create a holiday wonderland with Christmas surprises for more than 1,000 poverty-level children and their parents. (310) 672-2208. Click here for more information.

    Christmas Shop at Holy Grounds, 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Monica Catholic Community, 725 California Ave., Santa Monica. (310) 566-1500.

    Dancing Festival of Lessons and Carols, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Holy Spirit Retreat House, 4316 Lanai Rd., Encino. A concert by Valyermo Dancers & Co., choreographed by John West. $15. Contact Sr. Deborah for more info, (818) 784-4515.

    Christmas Dinner Dance, 6 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 21433 Strathern St, Canoga Park. Tickets, $28. (818) 371-0473.

    Las Posadas, 7 p.m., Parish Hall, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 600 W Mariposa St, Altadena. Posadas means “the inns” or “the shelters” in Spanish. A religious and social celebration, Las Posadas commemorates Joseph and Mary’s journey to Bethlehem and their search for shelter prior to the birth of Christ. We invite you to join us in a one-day celebration of this tradition. (626) 794-2046.

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