Christmas in the Park

Lehighton Area Council of the Carbon County Chamber of Commerce will present "Christmas in the Park," an Old Fashioned Christmas Celebration on Friday, Dec. 7 from 6-7:30 p.m.

The event will be held at the bandshell in the upper park in Lehighton. Rain or shine.

Santa Claus will arrive at 6:30 p.m.

Paul Smith and the Lehighton Band will provide musical entertainment with favorite Christmas Carols while Senior Girl Scout Troop 583 provides the hot cocoa.

Each child 12 and under will be entered in a drawing to receive numerous presents, including two girl's and two boy's bicycles courtesy of Wal-Mart and Lehighton Downtown Initiative Committee.

Candy canes will also be given out by Santa.

For more information, contact Earl Schneider, office manager and event coordinator at (610) 377-2191.

Lehighton AMVETS

Lehighton AMVETS will hold its Christmas meeting on Sunday, Dec. 2, at the Lehighton American Legion.

Doors will open at noon and the meeting will begin at 2 p.m.