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Peabody celebrates Christmas Saturday

A 6 p.m. Christmas parade will conclude a full day of activities for the whole family in Peabody Saturday to usher in the Christmas season.

The day’s “Coming Home for Christmas” events will conclude with a 6 p.m. parade and lighting ceremony.

A Christmas showcase will be available all day at the Legion building, along with food concessions.

A 5K “Jingle Bell Run” will begin at 10 a.m. in the city park.

Third through fifth-grade students will sing Christmas carols at 11 a.m. at the Legion Hall.

Santa will arrive at 11:30 a.m. to greet children until 1 p.m.

From noon to 4 p.m., ornament decorating sponsored by the Art Club will be available at the HUB. Live wreaths will be for sale at The Wringer.

A Pinterest party for people from 18 through adult will be 2 to 4 p.m. at the senior center. Participants will choose from two Christmas crafts at $15 per craft. All supplies will be provided.

A gingerbread house-decorating contest will be 3 to 4 p.m. at the fire station for pre-kindergarten through fifth-grade students. Entry fee is $3. Prizes will be awarded for each age group.

Boy and Girl Scouts will sell hot cocoa outside The Wringer from 4 to 6 p.m.

Any money collected will go back to the Christmas committee for next year’s event.

Money collected from a cookie walk from 4 to 8 p.m. at Pop’s Diner will go to the food bank and summer Bible school.

A Grab-and-Go hotdog cart will be available from 4 to 7 p.m.

Last modified Nov. 29, 2018

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