Music, Tree Lighting, Santa Claus, Shopping
This Saturday, Dec. 7 is the day of the annual “Christmas in Old Town Florissant”. The festivities begin at 2 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall with seasonal music. The Tree Lighting at 5 p.m. concludes the day when Mayor Tom Schneider flips the switch
The Hazelwood Parks and Recreation Division is hosting two holiday events on Saturday, December 7, at the Hazelwood Community Center, 1186 Teson Road in White Birch Park. One is a Holiday Craft Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and the other is a Visit with Santa from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Both programs are free and open to the public.
Old St. Ferdinand Shrine will host its annual Christmas Concert at #1 rue St. Francois on Sunday, Dec. 15 at 2 p.m..
The concert features the St Ferdinand parish choir, and the combined voices from Florissant Valley Baptist Church, St. Sabina Adult Choir, and Florissant Presbyterian Church under the direction of Tammy Stevenson. The performance will feature traditional Christmas songs as well as new pieces in the 1821 French-decorated Shrine. Stop by the schoolhouse after the concert for refreshments.
With the Holiday Season approaching, the Florissant Police Department wants to warn people of scam artists attempting to take advantage of people’s generosity.
Every year, police departments from across the St. Louis area hear of incidents where con artists approach unsuspecting people with offers of a quick and easy payoff. Unfortunately, the only quick payoff is to the con artists as they steal the victim’s money.
Students at North County Christian School (NCCS) were very busy Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, packing and sealing over 10,000 meals for hungry children in Jamaica or Haiti and for families in the local area. The 10,000 meals were sent overseas and another 240 were taken to local food banks in the St. Louis area along with canned goods that were collected by the students.