Bristol hosting Christmas tree lighting Sunday
TOWNSHIP CELEBRATES HOLIDAYS: The 37th year of the Christmas lighting of Bristol Township Park will be 6 p.m. Sunday. The Bristol Community Museum, Dr Brinkerhoff’s office and the Old Barber Shop will be open to the public 5:30 to 6 p.m. and again half hour after the lighting.
NEWTON FALLS CELEBRATION: The Newton Falls Area Commerce Association will host its Tree Lighting Ceremony 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday between Canal and Center streets. Various events are planned with a Nutcracker theme in the village.
Santa’s Workshop is holding the annual toy drive with unwrapped toys, new clothing and monetary donations able to be dropped off at 25 W. Broad St., Newton Falls. There also are collection boxes set up at Dollar General Store and Family Dollar Store.
HOLIDAY EVENTS: Christmas in the village will be 6 p.m. Saturday at the McDonald Village park and fire department off Ohio Avenue, There will be the annual tree lighting and visit with Santa Claus.
Weathersfield also will hold a holiday celebration 7 p.m. Saturday at the park gazebo off state Route 46. Santa Claus will visit with children.
While not having a tree lighting, Lordstown Village will have all holiday lights turned on at the park at 6 p.m. today off Salt Springs Road.
REVERSE RAFFLE: The Healthy Hearts and Paws Project in Brookfield will host a reverse raffle fundraiser 6 to 11 p.m. today at Tiffany’s Banquet Center, 601 Bedford Road. The fundraiser will help HHPP continue to help heartworm positive and medical-needs dogs get a second chance. Tickets are $65 and include a chance to win the $4,000 grand prize, HHPP pups, over 150 baskets, live music, door prizes, a money cake and lottery tree.
JCC OPENS WINTER CAMPUS: The Winter Campus at the Jewish Community Center of Youngstown opens today. Skating will be free and open to the community on the JCC’s rink and curling lane until Jan. 2. Hours are 4 to 8 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays and noon to 8 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Skate rental is $3 for JCC members and $4 for nonmembers. Snacks are available for purchase at the Ice Shack. S’mores will be offered at 5 p.m. every Saturday.
Free family events will be Dec. 4 and 19, and Jan. 2.
Dec. 4 will be Hanukkah & Hot Cocoa from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Participants will enjoy s’mores by the fire. Dec. 19 will be a “Frozen” Princess Party noon to 2 p.m. Participants will be able to take photos with princesses at the Selfie Station and special treats will be available for purchase at the Ice Shack.
Skate into the New Year with the JCC noon to 8 p.m. on Jan. 2. Participants will be able to take photos at the Selfie Station and enjoy s’mores by the fire. They will receive complimentary 2022 glasses and noise makers. Special treats will be available for purchase at the Ice Shack.
Skating and family events are free, but reservations are required. Visit jccyoungstown.org/wintercampus to register.
OLDE FASHIONED CHRISTMAS: An Olde Fashioned Christmas At Lanterman’s Mill will be 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. There will be “A Christmas Story” movie on the big screen, a visit with Santa and crafts for the kids. Santa will be escorted to the mill by Mill Creek MetroParks Police at noon Saturday.
To share the holiday spirit with others, consider bringing a new hat, scarf, or pair of mittens to decorate a “Giving Tree.” Donated items will warm up local children in need this winter.
MEETING NOTICES: Due to the pandemic, many area organizations may have changed time, place or day of their meetings. Some may have quit meeting altogether. Anyone wishing to list a club or organization meeting or weekly event (even if we have been printing it), should email the information to: email@example.com or mail to: Seeing Eye, 240 Franklin St. SE, Warren, Ohio 44482.
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