Toys for Tots registration
Schuylkill-Carbon Marine Corps League, will hold 2011 toy registration from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 11 and Saturday, Nov. 12; Friday, Nov. 18 and Saturday, Nov. 18; Friday, Dec. 2 and Saturday, Dec. 3; and Friday, Dec. 9 and Saturday, Dec. 10, at Salem Bible Fellowship Church, 1105 Frederick's Grove Road, Lehighton. This is the only location for registration. No phone calls will be accepted. Parents or guardians who want to register children for toys must register in person on one of the dates listed above.
To ensure that a family is eligible for Toys for Tots, there must be a letter from your church/clergy, proof of public assistance, or proof of unemployment.
Only parents or legal guardians are permitted to register children. The person registering the children must have ID for themselves. Legal guardian must have proof of guardianship.
For each child being registered, a birth certificate and Social Security card are required.
The age limit is 14 years. For handicapped children it is 16 years.
Parade and bonfire
Lehighton Area School District will host its annual parade and bonfire leading up to the Jim Thorpe game on Thursday, Nov. 3.
The parade will begin at 6 p.m. and the bonfire will begin at 7 p.m.