Swift family volunteers pictured with Huron Township volunteers from last year’s event. (Photos courtesy of Swift Transportation)
By Scott Bolthouse—Hub Editor—ScottBolthouse@HuronHub.com
Swift Transportation, New Boston and Swift Charities are hosting their fourth annual Christmas dinner for veterans on Dec. 16.
A $12 donation includes dinner and a soft drink, $5 donation for children ages 5-12.
Veterans with ID eat for free.
The dinner will be held at Southgate VFW Post 9283, 16200 Dix-Toledo Road.
Doors open at 12:30 p.m. with the buffet-style dinner served From 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Santa Clause will take a break from the North Pole to be there, and there will be entertainment, 50/50 drawings, and a silent auction.
For full information about the event, please visit think link.
The Huron Township Rotary is hosting their annual pancake breakfast with Santa on Dec. 1.
See the flyer below for full information.
St. Paul Lutheran Church is kicking-off the Advent season with a holiday program featuring the Belleville Community Chorus. The event is free and all members of the community are invited. The program will last about an hour and will be followed by light refreshments in the church’s activities building.
The program begins at 6 p.m., doors open at 5:30.
St. Paul Lutheran Church-New Boston is located at 19109 Craig Street.
The Veterans Memorial in downtown New Boston.
Residents can honor veterans this weekend in New Boston.
The Huron Township Rotary, Historical Commission, and American Legion will host a Veterans Day ceremony at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11 at the American Legion Hall, 37060 Huron River Drive.
Following the ceremony, a wreath will be laid at the Veterans Memorial, and a second at the Historical House.
‘Over the river and through the woods’ artist and craft event will be held Nov. 17 and 18.
The free event leads you through ten locations in Huron Township where you can see unique craft and artist creations.
For full information about the event, visit the event’s Facebook page.
Take a step back in time and join us at the Historical Museum in downtown New Boston as we create an old fashioned Christmas for all on Sunday, Dec. 2 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Enjoy traditional Christmas music and learn a little history about Christmas. Home-baked goodies and hot cocoa will be served, the children’s tree will be filled with ornaments and horse drawn carriage rides will be offered.
NEW THIS YEAR: The street will be closed off from 4-9 p.m. on this evening to allow us to continue to enhance this event and still be safe, especially for the live reindeer that will be there for a visit!
The carriage rides will be offered from 5-8 p.m., children will be able to take home an ornament from the children’s tree and a variety of activities will be offered outside.
The town tree will be lit and Santa will arrive! He will be staying to listen to all the children’s Christmas wishes. Enjoy watching the old trains at the Applefest Building while waiting to see Santa.
This event is FREE and in collaboration with the Parks & Recreation Commission and local businesses & organizations.
The Samuel Adams House (Museum) is located at 37236 Huron River Drive in New Boston.
Please check back on this event desciption for updates to the program!
View the Facebook event page here
Source: Huron Township Historical Commission
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