Weekend events abound with holiday spirit
Cookie walk at library
On Saturday, Dec. 8, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. the Friend of the Walworth Library will be a Holiday Cookie Walk, Craft & Gift Sale.
Bakers are needed to make holiday themed cookies for our Cookie Walk. Cookies can be dropped off on Friday, Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Walworth Town Hall Meeting Room. Sign up sheets are available at the library circulation desk.
The library is also looking for donations of holiday themed craft items and gifts. Examples of what we are looking for are ornaments, trinkets, costume jewelry, etc. These items can be dropped off anytime at the Walworth Town Clerk’s Office.
For questions, email email@example.com.
Lions Club olds Santa breakfast
The Walworth Lions Club will be hosting their annual Breakfast with Santa Claus on Saturday, Dec. 8 from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the West Walworth Fire Halls on West Walworth Road.
The breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, applesauce, orange juice, coffee, tea and milk. Children will enjoy free coloring books and candy canes. Photos with Santa will be available for $3 each.
Donations will be accepted and will benefit the Wayne County Children’s Cancer Fund.
Craft show and festival set
The Lyons Community Center Christmas Festival and Craft Show will be held Saturday, Dec. 8 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the community center, 9 Manhattan St.,
The day’s events including a Shopping Bonanza with 65 vendors; Breakfast with Santa from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. for $5 ($3 students). Breakfast Includes: eggs, bacon or sausage, milk or coffee, pancakes and home fries. Activities include crafts, face painting, tattooing, cookie decorating, a bounce house and more. From 9 a.m. to noon there will be a bicycle helmet fitting. Then at 3 p.m. is the Christmas Pet Show, dress your pet in holiday gear with a $5 entry fee and prizes awarded. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Over the River and Through the Woods to Santa’s House We Go, free pictures (one per child). Finally, from 5 to 9 p.m. is the Trail of Lights and musical entertainment at $3 per person ($5 per family). Scheduled entertainment includes Jim Murphy (Keyboardist / Piano Man), Lyons Elementary School Chorus, Lyons Elementary School Band, Vaughn Faison (19-year-old singer / Song Writer) and Amber Stowell (18-year-old Singer/Song Writer).
Holiday Children’s Health Fair scheduled
Save this date for the Wayne County Children’s Holiday Health Fair: Saturday, Dec. 8 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The health fair is sponsored by Wayne County Rural Health Network and is held in conjunction with The Green Angels’ Toy and Book Free-Cycle Giveaway.
Page 2 of 3 - The Holiday Children’s Health Fair will be held in the Pal-Mac Middle School, 163 Hyde Parkway, Palmyra. This special health fair is the result of recognizing the need for up-to-date information for families, parents and children about programs and services available in Wayne County that families might not be aware of. The Wayne County Rural Health Network and its staff have arranged exhibits, giveaways, and activities to inform, educate, and engage everyone who attends the event. By going through the health fair, participants are eligible for raffle prizes and each family will receive a free roll of gift wrapping paper.
Parents can look forward to a day of information on Children’s Services and then attend The Green Angels Toy and Book Free-Cycle to select free gently used holiday gifts for kids. Among the participating agencies are Sodus Community Health Center, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Wayne County Public Health, Literacy Volunteers, The Green Angels and many others. There also will be a bike helmet giveaway sponsored by Wayne County Public Health.
For more information on this program visit www.wayneresourceguide.org or call Antje Dirksen-Post at 483-3225 or Emilie Sisson at 483-3266.
Nursing home hosts holiday sale
The Wayne County Nursing Home Foundation will be holding a Holiday Cookie Walk and Bake Sale on Monday, Dec. 10 in the Canal Pub and Lobby at the Wayne County Nursing Home, 1529 Nye Road, Lyons from 10 a.m, until sold out.
There will be Holiday cutouts, springerle cookies, candy, brownies, cognac balls, pies, cakes, Yule logs, caramel corn and much more. Cookies are $5/lb unless otherwise marked.
Monday is also the final day of the Festival of Trees. Tour the Festival and place a bid on your favorite tree.
American Legion Auxiliary hosts bazaar
American Legion Auxiliary Philip Steiger Unit No. 494 of Macedon will be holding their Annual Holiday Bazaar on Friday, Dec. 7 at the Post Home at 76 Main St., Macedon. This year it is being held in conjunction with the Holiday Celebration in the Village of Macedon. The hours of the sale will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. They will be serving a homemade soup and sandwich lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with desserts included.
The ladies pride themselves on their homemade baked goods and candies. Many items freeze well, so stock up. You might even take a chance on the raffle they are running with prizes from local merchants. Tickets are only $1 each, with a real bargain of 3 tickets for only $2.
This year they will have a wide selection of greeting cards available for purchase at a very nominal price, along with other merchandise and baked goods. Please stop in and avail yourselves of the many items offered for sale and take part in the Village Promotion of the Holiday Season of buying from our local downtown merchants. The Auxiliary runs this bazaar to enable the organization to participate in the many programs of the American Legion Auxiliary.
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Chorale to perform holiday concerts
The Canaltown Chorale has announced the dates of its annual Christmas concerts. A Christmas Celebration, will feature selections of Christmas music from classical to modern day. The Chorale will be under the direction of Mr. Jerry Hefley. Ms. Kay Oosterling will accompany on piano.
The Walworth Council of Churches is sponsoring the first performance. This concert will be on Friday, Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the United Methodist Church, 3679 Main Street in Walworth. The Walworth Council of Churches will be accepting a freewill offering.
A second performance will be on Sunday, Dec. 9 at 4 p.m. in the Palmyra First United Methodist Church located on the corners of Church and Main Streets in Palmyra. A suggested donation of $5 per person will be accepted at the door at the Palmyra concert.
These concerts are made possible in part with public funds from the New York State Council of the Arts Decentralization program, which is administered locally by Phelps Arts Center. For more information visit Canaltown Chorale on Facebook or contact Pam Marsteiner at 946-9085 or Linda Shepard at 986-1607.