Celebrate Christmas in Scranton on Thursday, meet Santa on Saturday

~courtesy of The Scranton Journal

Join the fun and meet your friends in Scranton to celebrate Christmas this week. Scranton Betterment Committee is hosting the annual Christmas in Scranton on Thursday, Dec. 5, followed by Cocoa With the Clauses on Saturday, Dec. 7.

Numerous businesses in Scranton invite you to join them Thursday afternoon. Most open houses are scheduled from 1 to 3 pm. They include Peoples Bank, MacDonald Insurance / Scranton Life and Health, Scranton Telephone, Wilson Photography and Casey’s General Store. Scranton city hall will also be open where mayor Cole Gustoff, clerk Trista Murphy and some members of the city council will greet friends.

New Way / Scranton Manufacturing will host its open house from 2:45 – 3:45 pm. They invite you to come and tour their facility to see how they manufacture garbage trucks of all sizes.

Marchant Memorial Library will welcome friends for open house from 1 – 5 pm. They have a survey for residents to complete.

The Faith Club of the United Methodist Church invites everyone to join them from 4 – 5 pm. where they can make an ornament and have some fun. They will be located in the UMC education building.

All types of refreshments will be served with drawings for door prizes and gifts available.
B & D Manufacturing is conducting a drawing this week. Friends can register at Peoples Bank with the winner picked on Thursday.

On Saturday, Santa Claus and his lovely wife will greet their friends — young and old — at Scranton city hall. They are scheduled to arrive at 6 pm. There will be goodies provided by the Ram Restaurant and presents for the youngsters who have been good this year.

Before Santa and Mrs Claus arrive, stop at the Marchant Memorial Library where the youngsters can enjoy taking part in making crafts, beginning at 5 pm.

Everyone is invited to join in the fun in Scranton this week!

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