Meals For The Elderly Mardi Gras celebration moves to bigger venue

The annual Meals For The Elderly Mardi Gras celebration has outgrown its former location, the McNease Convention Center, and is moving to the Foster Communications Coliseum, 50 E. 43rd St., for this year’s event, planned for 5:30 p.m. March 7.

The event will include mah jongg, food, bingo, a silent auction, children’s activities, door prizes, a Texas Hold ‘Em table and live music.

Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door for adults. Children 4-18 are $12 in advance and $15 at the door with children under 4 free. Tickets can be purchased at Happy Trails, 2023 Knickerbocker Road; Elite Physique, 2802 Knickerbocker Road; Heritage Haus Clocks & Fans, 230 S. Chadbourne St.; or at Meals For The Elderly, 310 E. Houston Harte Expressway.

All proceeds from the event will benefit homebound senior citizens in the Concho Valley who are served by the program.

For more information, call 325-655-9200 or go to MealsForTheElderly.org.