PARMA, Ohio – Thanksgiving is a week away, meaning the thoughts of the holiday season are resurfacing.
In Parma, this means the return of Frosty’s Festival, which is scheduled for December 5th. The event, presented by We Are Parma Proud, begins with the annual Parma Christmas Parade held from Stearns Homestead, 6975 Ridge Road, Parma. The parade ends at Ridgewood Golf Course, 6505 Ridge Road, where the festivities continue until 4:00 PM
Little Birdie Wine Nest is the main sponsor of Frosty Fest 2021, which is returning after a pandemic hiatus last year.
Celebrations include free photos with Santa, face painting, handicrafts, ice sculpture carving, a Christmas cookie walk with candy available for purchase from local bakeries, Jimbo’s Concessions food trucks, and more.
We Are Parma Proud shirts will be sold at the event.
If you have any questions about the parade, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please see the Parma Sun Post for more information.
Burst into flames: The annual Christmas tree lighting in Parma Heights will take place on November 21st at 5pm in the Greenbrier Commons Pavilion.
The event includes the Parma Park Elementary School Choir, the cast of “Little Women” on the stage of the Cassidy Theater, hot chocolate from Vineyard Church and a performance by Santa Claus.
Craft businesses required: Applications for the Bethany Youth Group sponsored Holiday Craft Fair at Bethany Lutheran Church are being accepted. Craft Mass will be held at the Church, 6041 Ridge Road, Parma, on December 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The organizers said that only one provider will be accepted by each company. Complete the Crafts Show Sellers application online or contact Ingrid Lewis at email@example.com or call 216-409-1345.
Stearns Christmas: Start the celebration of the holiday season from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM at Stearns Homestead, 6975 Ridge Road, Parma with Stearns Homestead Christmas.
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Christmas light collection: When you’re ready to decorate for the holidays, set aside any burned out fairy lights, non-working power strips, and power cords.
These items can be dropped off December 1 through January 18, 2022 at Seven Hills City Hall, 7777 Summitview Drive, Seven Hills. The collecting barrels are set up behind the town hall at the rear entrance. Put the items loosely in the barrel with no plastic bags or boxes.
Buy from a cop raffle: The Independence Police Department is selling raffle tickets to raise money for this year’s Shop with a Cop event. The program enables deserving children in the community to buy Christmas presents from a police officer.
Donations from individuals and companies are accepted, or they can take on a child for the program. All donations go to the children; none is used for utility or administrative costs.
Tickets are $ 1 each of six for $ 5. Buy tickets on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the police station until December 1st. The drawing will take place on December 16th.
Prizes include a 50-inch TV, iPod, and $ 100 cash.
Food drive: The Parma Police Department and Parma Auxiliary Police will hold their 20th Annual Grocery Campaign to promote the Parma Hunger Center from noon to 8pm on November 22nd at the Giant Eagle Store, 1825 Snow Road, Parma.
Non perishable food and monetary donations are required.
Registration for Santa Claus visit: Independence families with children aged 10 and under who wish to visit Santa during the city’s drive-thru holiday lighting event on December 4th can register by November 30th.
Call the Recreation Department at 216-524-3262 or the Community Services Department at 216-524-7373 to register your vehicle and your children’s names.
Kitten Open House: Parma Animal Shelter will have a home for the holidays Kitten Open House 1pm – 4pm on November 21st.
Discounted kitten adoption fees are $ 80 for one kitten and $ 120 for two. The reduced fees are valid from November 21st to December 30th.
Visit parmashelter.org for more information.
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