Election day barbecue

The United Methodist Men will hold their 30th annual Election Day barbecue from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6 at the church's Mary Reynolds Hall, 111 N. Adams. Dine-in or take-out, tickets are $6 per plate and available in advance from the Methodist Men, the church office, or at the door the day of the barbecue. Proceeds benefit local mission and youth projects sponsored by the church. Call 664-3801 or email nfumca@awesomenet.net for information.

Christmas parade

Applications are now available at the Alice Chamber of Commerce for the 26th Annual Christmas Parade. This year's theme is "A Child's Wish" with the parade beginning at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 27 from the City Park West on North Cameron Street. Entry deadline is Friday, Nov. 23. Call 664-3454 for information.