Elmhurst kids had no problem dealing with the cold to spend a few minutes with Santa.
Saturday, November 24, 2012
The hot chocolate was flowing Friday as Elmhurst children braved the chilly night to spend a few minutes with Santa Claus. Santa rolled up to Police Plaza in an Elmhurst firetruck for City Centre's annual tree lighting. Elmhurst's own police Chief Michael Ruth was on scene to escort Santa and his lovely wife, Mrs. Claus, to the plaza. Do you have photos of the city's tree lighting? Upload them here.
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Between the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping, be sure to catch some of these special events going on throughout town.
Kick off the holiday season with Glenview's Holiday in the Park and Parade! The annual event is set for Nov. 24 beginning at Noon. Follow the parade down Glenview Road from Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church going west to Jackman Park. Festivities in the park following the parade include a visit with Santa, hay rides, a train ride for kids provided by Kohl’s Children Museum, carolers, cookies, hot chocolate, hot apple cider, and popcorn. Sign up for the Gingerbread Jubilee at Wagner Farm where you can decorate a gingerbread barn that is good enough to eat! Maier’s Bakery of Morton Grove is providing the pre-assembled gingerbread barns. Icing and candy is provided by the Glenview Park District. All you need to bring is the imagination. The …