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Councilwoman Mary C. Woolridge will once again bring holiday cheer to the children of District 3 and their families with the Annual District 3 Holiday Party and Toy Give – A – Way set for Saturday, December 15th.

“In all my years on the Metro Council, this event has been one of my favorites to make sure the children of our area have a wonderful Christmas,” says Woolridge. “Our holiday party is designed to make sure no child is forgotten during this season of giving. The holiday season should be a very special time for all of us, children especially needs to enjoy this season.”

The District 3 Holiday Party and Toy Give-A-Way will take place on Saturday, December 15th at the C. E. Kirby Center, 2308 Algonquin Parkway which is adjacent to Southern Star Baptist Church.

The party gets underway from 11:00 A.M. until 1:00 PM.

There will be fun, refreshments and entertainment.

Councilwoman Woolridge will have more than 200 toys to be given away along with candy and other items. The party is for children between the ages of three and thirteen. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

“I hope every deserving child in our area will come and join us as we spread joy and some fun during this holiday season,” says Woolridge.

For more information about the Annual District 3 Holiday Party and Toy Give-A-Way, contact Councilwoman Woolridge’s office at 574-1103.

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The holiday season is underway and President David James is once again hosting a special seasonal event for residents of District 6 when the Light up California Holiday Celebration gets underway beginning at 5:00pm on Friday, December 7th.

“It is always a joy to take the time to come together as a community and praise the true spirit of the season,” says James.  “A new year is on the horizon and I am confident that good things lie ahead for one of Metro Louisville’s greatest neighborhoods.”

The fun begins in the festive atmosphere of California Leisure Park at 5:00pm.  Santa Claus will be on hand to take the wishes and requests of children back to the North Pole.

The evening’s festivities will include live musical entertainment, free snacks, and refreshments will be available to all those who attend. There will be music, hot apple cider, a bike raffle, and Santa will be there to give out toys.

This year several groups and individuals have joined Councilman James to help spread holiday cheer for children and families in the District. Those sponsors include Kosair Charities, Al Schneider Inc., Play, 7NT Engineering, Henderson’s and Ronaldo Designer Jewelry.

“I want to invite everyone to come out and join this community celebration as a way to embrace the holiday season in a neighborhood that enjoys the togetherness this time of year brings,” says James.

California Leisure Park is located at 963 Dixie Highway.

For more information about the Light up California, please contact Councilman James’ office at 574-1106.

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President David James (D-6) and officers of the LMPD’s Fourth Division are planning a special celebration of the season when they host the Parkhill Holiday Party at the Parkhill Community Center on Thursday, December 6th.

“I look forward to continuing this community tradition when we give needy children throughout the district a Merry Christmas with holiday fun for the family,” says James. “It will be a wonderful time for anyone who  lives in the Parkhill area.”

The Parkhill Holiday Party will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Parkhill Community Center, 1703 South Thirteenth Street.

Parents are encouraged to bring their children ages 1-15 to the event.

There will be music, food and fun for all! Santa Claus will also be on hand to hear Christmas wishes and parents and families can take pictures of their child with the Jolly Old Elf. There will be a toys and bicycle give-a-way!

This year several groups and individuals have joined Councilman James to help spread holiday cheer for children and families in the District. Those sponsors include Kosair Charities, Al Schneider Inc., Play, 7NT Engineering, Henderson’s and Ronaldo Designer Jewelry.

“So I want to encourage everyone in the Parkhill area to come out and join us for some fun as we bring in the holiday season,” says James.

For more information about the Parkhill Holiday Party, contact Councilman James’ office at 574-1106.

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Metro Louisville will continue the celebration of the holiday season when Councilwoman Barbara Shanklin invites District 2 residents to Newburg-Petersburg Park for this year’s “Light up Newburg”, on Saturday, December 8th.

“The people of District 2 always enjoy this holiday celebration,” says Shanklin.  “We have some fun activities planned but more importantly this event is a reminder of the wonder of the holidays.”

“Light up Newburg” will be held from 6:00pm – 8:00pm.  Newburg-Petersburg Park is located at the corner of East Indian Trail and Petersburg Road.

Santa Claus will be on hand to hear children’s holiday wishes for Christmas.  There will be holiday music and refreshments.

This year, the Teamsters National Black Caucus of Louisville has joined in the fun by helping bring gifts and holiday cheer to children of the area.

“We have music and fun planned as a way to offset the hectic hustle and bustle of this time of year,” says Shanklin.

In the event of inclement weather, the holiday fun will move inside the Newburg Community Center.

For more information about “Light up Newburg,” call Councilwoman Shanklin’s office at 574-1102.

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