Christmas on the farm, Frosty’s Fest kicks off the holiday season in Parma: Sun Postings


PARMA, Ohio – The holiday season kicks off this weekend in Parma with Christmas on the farm, the annual Parma Christmas Parade and Frosty’s Fest.

Stop by Stearns Homestead from noon to 3 p.m. on December 4 to tour and snap a photo with Santa, browse holiday items in the Christmas Shoppe, located in Gibbs House, and shop for baking and drinks. There is a $ 5 charge for photos of Santa Claus. There will also be a tour of the Candy Cane Trail with the farm animals.

All proceeds from the event will be donated to farm animals, 6975 Ridge Road, Parma

The Parma Christmas Parade will begin at 1pm at Stearns Homestead, walking north on Ridge Road to Ridgewood Golf Course, 6505 Ridge Road, Parma, where it will end.

Immediately after the parade, Frosty’s Party, sponsored by We Are Parma Proud and Little Birdie Wine Nest, will start outside the Ridgewood Golf Course Clubhouse. There will be photos with Santa Claus, ice carving, foodtrucks, baked goods and fun activities for children, like making s’mores with the Parma firefighters.

The free event will end at 4 p.m. Registration is not required.

Benefit sale: Brooklyn-Trinity United Church of Christ will have a fundraising sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on December 3 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on December 4 at the church, 8720 Memphis Ave., Brooklyn.

The clearance sale will benefit the Parma animal shelter.

Tree lighting: Seven Hills will hold its annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at 6 p.m. on December 4 at the Community Kiosk and on Broadview and Hillside Roads.

Additionally, Santa Zoom calls will be held from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. that day for families who have pre-registered.

Peanut butter : The 11th Annual Peanut Butter Drive campaign to benefit All Faiths Pantry takes place throughout December.

Parma City Council President Sean Brennan will host a half marathon on December 12 to support Pantry of all denominations. His race will start and end at Zielinski Park on West Ridgewood Drive in Parma. Brennan invites the community to come together at 10 a.m. that day to greet her at the finish line and to enjoy coffee, cookies and hot chocolate.

For more information on All Faiths Pantry, visit allfaithspantry.org.

Book sale: The Friends of Parma Libraries will be organizing a special book sale in the two library branches during the month of December. All hardcover books for adults are reduced to 50 cents each. Other donated books and materials will remain at the regular posted prices.

“Funds from our book sales go directly to both branches,” said Harriett Synk, president of Friends. “We are able to provide supplies and expenses related to children’s and adult programs. “

There is no limit to purchases.

Book sales take place and benefit the Parma Snow Branch, 2121 Snow Road, Parma, and the Parma Branch Library, 6996 Powers Blvd., Parma. Both libraries are branches of the Cuyahoga County Public Library.

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