Santa Claus is coming to town…to Sycamore! The Sycamore Park District is welcoming Santa with hot chocolate and cookies for all this Friday and Saturday, December 13th and 14th, 2013. Participants will receive complimentary hot chocolate and a goodie bag. Bring your own camera to get a picture with Santa. They will also have a craft table set up for children to create their very own holiday keepsake. Participants are encouraged to bring a donation of a non-perishable food item for the Sycamore Food Pantry, or an unwrapped toy, to be donated to the DeKalb Toys for Tots.
Special thanks to the Sycamore Lions Club for their ongoing help and providing the hot chocolate and cookies! Cookies with Santa will go on this Friday, December 13th from 3:30 – 7:00pm and Saturday, December 14 from 9:00am – 12:00pm. The event will be at the Sycamore Golf Club Clubhouse, 940 East State Street in Sycamore. Thanks also goes to Kishwaukee Community Hospital for their support. for more information, visit the Sycamore Park District website or call 815-895-3202.
Santa takes time off from his workshop to vacation in Sycamore during the holiday season. His “vacation home” is located on the courthouse lawn and is open for visitors from December 6th-22nd. His hours are Fridays 5-7pm, Saturdays 11-2pm and Sundays 12-2pm.
Christmas in Kirkland 2013
The Greater Area Kirkland Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Christmas in Kirkland this Saturday, December 14th, 2013, at the Alpine Bank, 306 W. Main St. Kirkland, from 9:00am to 11:00am. Santa will arrive at 9:00am by horse drawn wagon and will be at the bank to visit with children of all ages. Please feel free to take pictures of your child with Santa Claus. The horse drawn wagon will be available for free rides during the celebration. The Hiawatha Schools Band and Chorus will provide holiday music at the bank. Elementary children in the Hiawatha Schools will be participating in an Art and Essay contest from grades K-8. $25.00 prizes will be given for a winner at each grade level. Student art and essay prizes, and home lighting contest prizes will be awarded at the Alpine Bank at 10:00am. All are welcome and holiday refreshments will be served.The Kirkland United Methodist Church will be serving its Annual Holiday Breakfast from 7:00am to 10:00am Saturday. Please bring paper products for a donation to the Kirkland Food Pantry. Prices for adults will be $6.00, children $3.00 and children under four will be free. Visit the Greater Area Kirkland Chamber online.
Breakfast with Santa Cortland
The Cortland Lions Club invites you to come to Cortland Community Park, 70 S Llanos St in Cortland, for a Breakfast with Santa this Saturday, December 14th, 2013, from 8:30 am – 12:00pm. Cost is $10.00 per family. Please bring a non-perishable food item to donate to Hope Haven. Check the Club website or contact a Cortland Lion for more details.
Cookies With Santa Genoa
Join the Genoa Park District and enjoy some cookies with Santa at this free event this Saturday, December 14th. Don’t forget to bring your camera and Christmas wish list. Cookies with Santa will be held at the G-K Middle School, 941 W Main in Genoa, from 10:00am until noon on Saturday.
Visit Santa in DeKalb
Bring the Kids downtown DeKalb to visit with Santa in his house located in the Van Buer Plaza on the corner of 2nd and Locust Streets. Santa’s house will be open for visitors Saturdays, December 14th and 21st from 11am-2pm. Don’t forget to bring your camera as pictures are encouraged!
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