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12/09/2015: Community Christmas Celebration Saturday December 12, 2015


The Community Christmas Celebration is scheduled for Saturday December 12, 2015 in Russell Park, as a joint effort by the Akron Chamber of Commerce, Village of Akron, Akron Fire Company, Akron Lioness Organization, Akron Central School Elementary Chorus and the Akron Music Parents Association.  

The event will begin with area children decorating the tree with homemade ornaments at 10:00 AM.  The annual Santa's Helper's Parade from Akron Central School to the Gazebo in Russell Park begins at 11:30 AM.  The tree lighting by Santa Claus will be held at Noon and the Akron Central School Elementary Chorus will serenade those in attendance with Christmas carols.

Free hot chocolate and refreshments will be served by the Akron Chamber of Commerce at Peace of Mind located at 83 Main Street.

The Akron Music Parents Association will sponsor a chicken barbeque in the Russell Park shelter from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm.