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Burrillville Parks & Recreation Holiday Festivities Announced!

The annual Santa event will take place once again at the Stillwater Mill Center! The “Santa at Stillwater” event will be held on Saturday, December 10, 2016 (blizzard date: December 17, 2016) and will kick off with Santa arriving by Harrisville Fire Truck at 1:00 pm. Enjoy Holiday Music by the Burrillville Middle School Chorus from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm, Hot Chocolate & Donuts donated by Dunkin Donuts of Pascoag (Dan’s Management) provided under the Pavilion while you are waiting to see Santa. Help us bring Christmas to the animals at the Burrillville Animal Shelter! Donate pet food, treats, and pet products in our drop box under the Pavilion. For a complete list of items accepted contact the Burrillville Animal Shelter at 568-9480. Santa will be happy to hear your Christmas wishes and will have a small gift for all who stop by until 3:00 pm.

With the busy Holiday Season upon us, stop by the Burrillville Weekend Snack Pack Fundraiser being held at The Taco Shop in Harrisville on Thursday, December 15th where 10% of all proceeds will be benefiting the Burrillville Weekend Snack Pack Program. Let them do the cooking for you while benefiting this worthwhile cause!

Buy a raffle ticket for a chance to win a Blizzard Survival Basket or a Round of Golf for (2) at Crystal Lake Golf Course! Blizzard Basket will be filled with goodies to help you survive another winter of Burrillville Blizzards! Raffle proceeds benefit the Burrillville Weekend Snack Pack Program.

After chatting with Santa warm up in the Jesse Smith Library where you can get your face painted in the library café and decorate holiday cookies with Mrs. Claus in the community room. This event is made possible by the collaboration of the Harrisville Fire Department, Jesse Smith Library, and the Burrillville Farmer’s Market, along with the Burrillville Parks & Recreation Department. Don’t forget your cameras!

Our annual “Santa Calling Program” will be held from Wednesday, December 7th through Sunday, December 11th between 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. for children in grades 2 and under. Registration forms were sent home throughout the Burrillville school system during the week of November 4th and will also be available online at www.burrillville.org, as well as at the Parks & Recreation office, 92 North Main Street, Pascoag. Pre-registration is required by December 2, 2016. Santa is anxious to give your child a call!

“Burrillville Holiday Cards” are scheduled to arrive for purchase the week of November 21st. The (5) pack of cards are created from the artwork of Callahan & Steere Farm contest winning students and depict (5) different winter scenes in Burrillville. The cards printed on recycled paper are available at the Burrillville Parks & Recreation Department, 92 North Main Street, Pascoag, the Burrillville Town Clerk’s Office and Li’l General, Harrisville Main Street, Harrisville at a cost of $4.00 per pack. All proceeds will benefit local families during the Holiday Season.

Come and join in our “School Vacation Fun”! Looking for something fun for the kids ages 6 to 12 to do during school vacation? Multi-Sport Mini-Camp at the Callahan Elementary School gym will be available on Tuesday, December 27th, Wednesday, December 28th and Thursday, December 29th from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon. The cost is $55 per child ($40 for siblings) for the 3-day program.

For any further information, please contact the “Santa Hotline” at 568-9470 located at the Burrillville Parks and Recreation Department; E-mail at parksandrec@burrillville.org; visit the town’s website at www.burrillville.org or find the Burrillville Parks & Recreation Department on Facebook.