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Weekend Planner: Downtown film ready for public

Published 11:55am Thursday, December 27, 2012

A collected video history of Albert Lea’s downtown will be shown Friday and Saturday.

The documentary “Buildings of Broadway” will be shown at 7 p.m. Friday at the Marion Ross Performing Arts Center. It will also be shown at 6 p.m Saturday at the Albert Lea High School auditorium.

Two Albert Leans, Ryan Heath and Brent Erickson, created the documentary by interviewing area residents and finding old photographs. Tickets are $12.

 

Friday

• “Building of Broadway” will be shown at 7 p.m. at the Marion Ross Performing Arts Center.

• The Festival of Trees is open from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Northbridge Mall.

 

Saturday

• “Building of Broadway” will be shown at 6 p.m. at the Albert Lea High School auditorium.

• The Festival of Trees is open from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Northbridge Mall.

 

Sunday

• The Festival of Trees is open from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Northbridge Mall.

 

Monday

• Jeff Polis emcees a comedy show at America’s Best Value Inn. Headliner is Michael Thorne; feature comedian is Benny Quash. A dinner starts at 5:30 p.m. with the show following at 8:30 p.m. Tickets for the show only are $20 at the door, for dinner and the show are $40 and for dinner, the show and a room are $120.

• The Eagles Club hosts a New Year’s Eve party. Entertainment will be by the Rush Hour band.

• The Albert Lea Moose Club will have special meals and karaoke by Roger Murphy for its New Year’s Eve celebration.

• Albert Lea’s Union Center hosts bingo. Early bingo starts at 6:30 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.) Super bingo starts at 7:30 p.m. The event is for anyone over age 18.

• George’s of Geneva has a special dinner menu and DJ entertainment at 9 p.m.

• Geneva Bar & Grill hosts prom night on New Year’s Eve. Get out your old prom dress — from any year — and ring in the new year in style. Music is by Dee Ann.