Texas Recycles Day, the city of Midland’s Christmas events are the top community roundup

9 a.m. Monday

Courtroom of the Commissioners

Midland County Courthouse

500 N. Lorraine St.

Midland City Council

10 a.m. Tuesday

Council Chamber, City Hall

300 N. Lorraine St.

Midland City Council

(John Norman’s meeting via Hogan Park)

6:30 p.m. Tuesday

MLK Jr. Community Center

2300 Butternut Lane

Midland Development Corp.

9 a.m. Wednesday

Boardroom of the MDC

200 North Loraine St, Suite 610

Chamber of Commerce Mittelland

Lunch on the state of education

11 a.m. Wednesday

Bush Convention Center

105 N. Main St.

Tickets start at $60 for non-members

Texas Recycling Day

Keep Midland Beautiful is inviting households to donate recyclable items at the annual Texas Recycles Day Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Midland College Chaparral Center parking lot, 3600 N. Garfield.

Items to be collected include computers, cell phones, hard drives, printers, televisions and other electronic devices (maximum six per vehicle); and tires (maximum four per vehicle); #1 and #2 plastic, paper, newspaper, cardboard and aluminum cans. For more information, see Keep Midland Nice site.

Christmas tree lighting in the city, parades

Community Tree Lighting 2022 will take place on December 6th at 6:30pm at Centennial Park. Bowie Fine Arts Academy Choir and The Midland High School Legend Carolers will perform. Santa will also be present for photos.

The Anyone Can Be Santa Lighted Christmas Parade – presented by the City of Midland Parks and Recreation Division – takes place on December 10th at 6:30pm. The parade takes place in downtown Midland and ends at Centennial Park.

All cars must be registered with Parks and Recreation by the December 8th deadline. Registration forms are available online at https://www.midlandtexas.gov/Christmas, picked up at the MLK Jr. Community Center, 2300 Butternut Lane or the Parks Office, 2701 W. Elizabeth. Completed forms can be submitted to the MLK Jr. Community Center (2300 Butternut Lane, Midland, Texas, 79705) or mailed to Joey Jolly at [email protected]


Annual Gem and Jewelry Show sponsored by the Midland Gem & Mineral Society, Saturday & Sunday, Bush Convention Center.

Texas Recycles Day, November 12, Midland College Chaparral Center parking lot

Hunt for Heroes Banquet, Tuesday, Bush Convention Center

State of Education on Wednesday, Bush Convention Center

11th Annual Gingerbread Haven, December 6, Horseshoe

2022 Community Tree Lighting, 6:30 p.m., Centennial Park

“Anyone Can Be Santa” Lighted Christmas Parade, December 10, downtown

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