Celebrate Recovery Newton is a Christ-centered and Biblically-based recovery from any hurts, habits and hang-ups. There is no cost for the program. The group meets every Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at RiverPoint Church. Hard Rock Cafe at 6:30 p.m. Nursery and children’s programs are available.
6:30 p.m. — Keep It Simple Beginners Alcoholics Anonymous, Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church rectory basement, 415 S. Ash. The group also meets at the same time and location on Sundays. The group no longer meets on Tuesdays.
6 p.m. — Weight Watchers, Newton Medical Center. Weigh-in is between 2 and 4 p.m. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call (800) 651-6000.
7 p.m. — Take Off Pounds Sensibly Kan. No. 162, Kidron Bethel Community Room, 3001 Ivy Drive in North Newton. Men, women and children are welcome.
7:30 p.m. — Al-Anon, 221 S.E. 14th in Newton. Al-Anon family groups provide support for families and friends of problem drinkers. Meetings are at 7:30 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays. More information may be found online at
Parade of Lights, Downtown Newton.
2 and 7 p.m. — The Charles Olson Holiday Home Tour. Features four homes and musicians performing at each home. Schedules and maps for the tour are available for a $12.50 donation at Ten Thousand Villages, 283-0061. For more ticket information, call Anita Bohn at 283-6075.
Dec. 15
9 a.m. to noon — Eagles Auxiliary Bake Sale, 120 W. Fifth, Newton.
The Carriage Factory Gallery, 128 E. Sixth. Hours: noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays.
1877 Meeting House, East 12th and Logan, Newton. Free admission. Open on request. Call 284-2222. It is an example of Protestant wood frame Gothic construction.
The Warkentin House Victorian House Museum, 211 E. First. Hours 1 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. The home, built between 1886 and 1887, is an example of the Victorian period in American architecture and furnishings. Beginning June 1, the hours will be from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays through the summer months.