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Posted on: November 15, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Holiday and Community Events Happening This Week

Holidays in Midlothian News Flash


Tree of Angels

Tree of Angels event for victims and families of victimsTo be held on Tuesday, December 6th at 7 p.m., the Tree of Angels Dedication Ceremony provides a place for families and friends to grieve the loss of a loved one due to a violent crime or sudden death. It also provides an opportunity for victims of violent crime to heal. Organized by the Midlothian Police Department, the event will be held at the Shepherd's House Church, 3221 Mockingbird Lane, Midlothian, and is open to anyone in Ellis County.  Participants are invited to bring an “Angel Ornament” to place on the special tree in honor of their loved one.  A reception and refreshments will follow the dedication ceremony at the church. It is asked that those planning to attend, let Chaplain Larry Atchley know by November 29th so arrangements can be made for the correct number of guests.  To RSVP or for questions regarding the Tree of Angels™ Dedication, contact Chaplain Atchley at 972-775-7651 or 

Community Creative Input Open HouseCitizens are invited to participate in the Community Creative Input Open House to continue the effort to identify the city’s authentic strengths and unique qualities that make up Midlothian’s distinct personality.  The Open House will be held on Tues., Dec. 6th, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Midlothian Conference Center, 1 Community Circle Drive.  To follow this project, visit

Veterans Tribute Memorial Dedication Ceremony, Dec. 7, 5 p.m., Community Park The Veterans Tribute Memorial is located at Midlothian Community Park, 3601 S. 14th Street, near the tennis courts. It will be dedicated on Wednesday, December 7th, at 5 p.m.  The public is invited to attend.  This event is free and open to the public. No reservations are needed. 

Merry Movie Night

Merry Movie Night will feature The Polar Express on Dec. 9, 6:30 p.m., Community Park

A free showing of the family, holiday favorite, "The Polar Express," will happen Friday, December 9th, 6:30 p.m. at Midlothian Community Park amphitheater, 3601 S. 14th Street.  Free Cookout Burger Boxes from In 'N' Out Burger will be provided while supplies last. Bring chairs and blankets for lawn seating.  This event is made possible by our generous sponsor Methodist Midlothian Medical Center.

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