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SACRED HEART CHURCH IS HAVING A SNOWFLAKE FAIR ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3RD FROM 9AM – 2PM. THERE WILL BE A THEME BASKET RAFFLE, HANDMADE GIFTS, BAKED GOODS, WHITE ELEPHANT BOOTH, LUNCH AND MUCH MORE. THE CHURCH IS LOCATED AT 56 WEST TOWN STREET IN NORWICHTOWN.

 

CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH IS HAVING A CRAFT FAIR AND LUNCH WITH SANTA ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3RD FROM 9AM – 3PM AT 78 WASHINGTON STREET IN NORWICH.

 

FRIENDS OF BOY SCOUT TROOP #19 ARE HOLDING A FUNDRAISING AUCTION ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3RD AT THE BALTIC VOL. FIRE DEPT. ON ROUTE 138 IN BALTIC. VIEWING STARTS AT 5:30PM WITH THE AUCTION AT 6:30PM. REFRESHMENTS AVAILABLE. FOR MORE INFO CONTACT HARRY SEGERSTROM AT 860- 822-6235.

 

THE GROTON BUSINESS ASSOCIATION IS HOLDING ITS 18TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY LIGHTS PARADE ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3RD AT 5PM. THE LINE OF MARCH IS FROM POQUONNOCK ROAD AT SOUTH ROAD, ALONG LONG HILL ROAD IN DOWNTOWN GROTON TO THE GROTON SHOPPNG PLAZA. IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE PARADE, SANTA CLAUS WILL HAVE THE HONOR OF LIGHTING THE HOLIDAY TREE ON THE GREEN AT THE REAR OF THE GROTON SHOPPING PLAZA. PARENTS, YOU ARE INVITED TO TAKE YOU CHILD’S PHOTOGRAPH WITH SANTA. ENTERTAINMENT WILL BE PROVIDED.

 

A SNOWFLAKE JUBILEE AT THE BOZRAH CENTRE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH AT 19 BOZRAH STREET ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3RD FROM 4:30 – 7:30P. ENJOY AN EVENING OF FESTIVE FAMILY ACTIVITIES. DELICIOUS PASTA DINNER, PICTURES WITH SANTA, HANDMADE CRAFTS, AND A BASKET RAFFLE AND SILENT AUCTION.

 

GIANT HOLIDAY BAKE SALE ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2016 FROM 9AM – 1PM AT LEE MEMORIAL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH AT 294 WASHINGTON STREET IN NORWICH. HOMEMADE BREADS, COOKIES BY THE POUND, AND EVEN DOG TREATS.

 

THE LEBANON COOPERATIVE NURSERY SCHOOL IS HOLDING A CHILDREN’S HOLIDAY FESTIVAL ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3RD FROM 9AM – 2PM. PICTURES WITH SANTA ,COOKIE DECORATING, FACE PAINTING, FOOD & BEVERAGES, AND A LOT MORE.

 

THE POQUONNOCK BRIDGE BAPTIST CHURCH IS HOLDING A HOLIDAY BAZAAR ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3RD FROM 9AM – 2PM. BAKED GOODS, BOOKS, JEWELRY, CRAFTS AND MORE. A LIGHT LUNCH WILL BE AVAILABLE.

 

LOOKING FOR DONATIONS OF NEW OR GENTLY USED WINTER OUTERWEAR FOR THE CHILDREN OF NEW LONDON AND SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES. ITEMS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED TO HOMELESS SHELTER AND SAFE FUTURES (FORMERLY THE WOMEN’S CENTER). SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3RD FROM 9AM – 12PM AT THE FIREHOUSE AT 289 BANK STREET IN NEW LONDON.

 

THE PRESTON VFW AUXILIARY IS HOSTING BREAKFAST WITH SANTA ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10TH FROM 9AM – 12PM. FREE BREAKFAST, KIDS WORKSHOP, CRAFTS, SANTA, AND A HAYRIDE ALL AT THE VFW AT 28 SPICER ROAD IN PRESTON.

 

THE WOMEN’S FELLOWSHIP OF WATERFORD CONGREGATIONAL UCC IS HOSTING THEIR 3RD ANNUAL BUILD A BASKET EVENT AT 70 CROSS ROAD IN WATERFORD ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10TH FROM 10AM – 1PM. THIS EVENT GIVES CUSTOMERS THE OPPORTUNITY TO SELECT FROM A VARIETY OF HOMEMADE SOUP MIXES, JAMS, AND JELLIES, BISCOTTI AND MUCH MORE, IN ORDER TO CREATE A PERSONALIZED GIFT BASKET. ALL BASKETS WILL BE WRAPPED FOR HOLIDAY GIVING AT NO EXTRA CHARGE. PART OF THE PROCEEDS FROM THIS FUNDRAISER WILL BE DONATED TO LOCAL CHARITIES. FOR MORE INFO VISIT WWW.WATERFORDUCC.COM OR CALL THE CHURCH OFFICE AT 860-442-5749.

 

WONDERING WHAT TO DO WITH YOUR OLD CAR OR TRUCK? DONATING YOUR VEHICLE TO THE NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND IS CONVENIENT AND MAY QUALIFY YOU FOR A TAX DEDUCTIONS. CALL 1-855- 659-9314 OR VISIT WWW.CARSHELPINGTHEBLING.ORG.

 

DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS IS A NONPROFIT CHARITY THAT PROVIDES A LIFETIME OF SUPPORT FOR VETERANS OF ALL GENERATIONS AND THEIR FAMILIES. HELPING MORE THAN 1 MILLION VETERANS IN POSITIVE, LIFE-CHANGING WAYS EACH YEAR. TO FIND OUT MORE GO TO DAV.ORG

 

MONTHLY BINGO NIGHTS ARE HELD ON THE FIRST FRIDAY OF THE MONTH AT DIVINE PROVIDENCE CHURCH ON GOLDEN STREET IN NORWICH. DOORS OPEN AT FIVE FOR AUTHENTIC POLISH FOOD, WITH BINGO AT 7PM. CALL 860-887-2812 FOR MORE DETAILS.

 

ARE YOU SCARED OF SPEAKING IN PUBLIC? THE NORWICH TOASTMASTERS CLUB TEACHES HOW TO PREPARE AND GIVE SPEECHES. THE CLUB MEETS THE 1ST AND 3RD WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH FROM 7- 8:30PM AT DIME BANK ON ROUTE 82 IN NORWICH. VISIT NORWICHTOASTMASTERS@OUTLOOK.COM

 

 

THE FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH AT 199 VALLEY STREET IN WILLIMANTIC IS HOSTING A GRANDPARENTS RAISING GRANDCHILDREN SUPPORT GROUP ON THE 4TH WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH, SEPTEMBER THRU MAY. FROM 5:30 – 7P, THEY PROVIDE A LIGHT MEAL AND CHILDCARE AND A PLACE FOR GRANDPARENTS TO SHARE THEIR EXPERIENCES, CONCERNS, AND INFORMATION WITH EACH OTHER.

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