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Shreveport. Ballroom door opens at 8 pm. Mainstreet Band will be playing from 8:30 pm to 12:30 am. $10 admission. Bring your own appetizer. Cash bar provided with reasonable prices. Come by the office M-F from 8 am -4 pm to purchase ticket. For info call 318-635-8186.

Driver Safety AARP Driver Safety Program - 4 hour classroom refresher course which may qualify participants age 55+ for a 3 year car insurance reduction or discount. Seating is limited. Participants must preregister. $15 for AARP members (AARP card required); $20 for non-AARP members. Correct change or checks payable to AARP. • Dec 13 - 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Hebert’s Town and Country, 1155 E. Bert Kouns Ind. Loop, Shreveport. Hosts: Hebert’s and The Best of Times. Contact: 318-221-9000; Instructor: Ray Branton. • Dec 16 - 12:00 Noon – 4:00 p.m. (Open to those with access to Barksdale Air Force Base). Barksdale AFB Fox Run Golf Course Clubhouse Meeting Room. Host: Retiree Activities Office Phone 318 – 456 – 4480; Instructor: Dave Jampole.

movies Sci-Port's Golden Days Matinee Weekdays 1 - 4 p.m. On the Shreveport riverfront. Seniors enjoy an IMAX film, Free admission to Sciport galleries and a frozen yogurt. Games & activities available. All for $9. Groups call (318) 424-8660 to schedule.

Theatre A Christmas Carol - Saturday, December 6 at 8 p.m. at The Strand Theatre, 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport. A powerful story of redemption, Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol has enchanted audiences the world over with its simple message of selfless giving. Ebenezer Scrooge, a most unrepentant, miserly fellow, is made to see the light as he survives a merciless battery of revelations by the ghosts of his own Christmases: Past, Present, and Future. $55.50, $45.50, $29.50. (318) 226-8555. www.thestrandtheatre.com

RaNDALL t. mOORE senior ceNTER Senior Center Fun - Randle T. Moore Center, 3101 Fairfield Avenue, Shreveport. Caddo Council on Aging. Every Thursday and Friday. Coffee and cookies at 9:30 a.m. Program/speaker every Thursday at 10 a.m. Fridays Senior Tech Talk at 10 a.m., 1on1 Tech at 11 a.m. free. • Thursday December 4 - “Senior Stars” by Richard Folmer • Friday December 5 - Tech Talk for Seniors Social Media Basics including: Facebook, Twitter and more • Thursday December 11 - “Super Seniors” by Mary Caldwell • Friday December 12 - Tech Talk for Seniors Social Media Basics including: Facebook, Twitter and more • Thursday December 18 - “COPD” by Shondale Coleman • Friday December 19 - Senior Tech Talk Introduction to Laptops, tablets and smart phones and other tech tips • Thursday December 25 - Closed • Friday December 26

Events Christmas in the Sky - Saturday December 13. 7 p.m. - 3 a.m. at Harrah's Louisiana Downs. Benefiting Shreveport Regional Arts Council. Auctions, cocktail buffets, open bars, entertainment, dancing. For tickets, call 318-673-6500. Visit www.shrevearts.org.

Christmas Tour of Homes - Showcasing South Bossier and presented by Quota International of Bossier City. 1:00 - 5:00 PM, on Sunday, December 7. The homes range from traditional plantations homes to a mansion in a meadow. Plus someone will win a fabulous Christmas Basket. For tickets see any Quotarian or call 318-8687961 or 318-746-0383. New Year's Eve Party - American Legion Club, 5315 South Lakeshore Drive,

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The December 2014 issue of The Best of Times features the wonderful world of model trains. It also includes columns on finance, senior legal...

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