|Holiday events planned in Walbridge|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Saturday, 30 November 2013 09:45|
WALBRIDGE - Village businesses are joining the Walbridge Centennial and Walbridge Fest committees in giving warmth to local children.
New hats, mittens, gloves and scarves will be collected until Dec. 18 at the Skillet, Walbridge Night Club, 7-Eleven, Nietta's, Walbridge Barbershop, Vito's Pizza, Bubbles & Bones, Pat & Mike's Barbershop, Walbridge Laundry Mat, Tap Room, the State Bank, Subway, W. F. Smithers, 3 Cheers, Can Do Credit Union, Senior Center at Main Street Church and Walbridge Library.
On Dec. 8, a Holiday Parade of Lights will line up at 5 p.m. at Railway Park and begin at 6 p.m.; new entries are welcome. Call 419-666-8345 for information.
The route will go down Breckman Street to Parkview Drive, to East Union Street, and park on North Main Street in front of Veterans Park where a centennial tree lighting ceremony will begin at 6 p.m. Photo opportunities will be available before moving to the VFW Hall across the street, where Santa will greet the children and refreshments will be served.
A Christmas cookie sale will be Dec. 19 at the VFW Hall, 109 N. Main St., from 5 to 8 p.m. Goodies can be purchased then or pre-ordered by calling 419-666-6561.
The Walbridge community is invited to decorate their homes. On Dec. 16, the centennial and Walbridge Fest committee members will be driving around town to choose the three best decorated homes. Prizes will be awarded at the council meeting on Dec. 18. First place gets $100, second gets $75 and third earns $50.
Community Christmas caroling will begin at Veteran's Park at 6 p.m. on Dec. 22. Carolers are needed and will be assigned areas of town to carol; song sheets will be provided. Hot chocolate will be available for the carolers at the gazebo.
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