Thursday, November 15th, 2012
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Holiday event calendar
  Celina - Nov. 24
• 8-11 a.m., pancake breakfast with Santa Claus, St. Paul's United Methodist Church, tickets sold by Celina Mercer Chamber of Commerce, CJ Highmarks
• 11 a.m., Reindog and Elf Parade by Celina Kiwanis Club, from Walnut and Livingston streets to Mercer County Courthouse
• 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Santa in his house at courthouse square; free carriage and Freedom Train rides
• Nov. 24-Dec. 22, Santa house open noon-2 p.m. Saturdays; 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays

Coldwater - Nov. 18
• noon-4 p.m., store open houses
• 1 p.m., Santa arrives
• Nov. 24-Dec. 22, Santa house open 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays; 6:30-8 p.m. on Dec. 3, 17

Mendon - Dec. 7 and 8, Town Hall Christmas
• 6-9 p.m. Dec. 7 and 1-5:30 p.m. Dec. 8, Festival of Trees and refreshments at the Mendon Town Hall, angel and Nativity displays at Mendon First Church of God, harpist on Friday at the church
• 5-9 p.m. Dec. 7 and noon-4 p.m. Dec. 8, animals of the Nativity, old Mendon firehouse
• 7-9 p.m. Dec. 7, Santa at Doc Holiday's Auto Emporium
• 1:30-4:30 p.m. Dec. 8, Santa at his house
• Dec. 8, Family Craft Day, Mendon United Methodist Church
• 1-5 p.m. Dec. 8, horse-drawn carriage rides from town hall
• 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 8, Holiday Extravaganza with baskets, gifts at old Mendon Farm Store

Rockford - Santa at his house
• 10 a.m.-noon, Dec. 1, 8
• 2-4 p.m., Dec. 2, 9

St. Marys - Dec. 2 Winterfest
• 3-30 p.m., Santa parade through downtown
• 3:30-6 p.m., Santa in his house
• 3:30-6 p.m., ice skating, live entertainment, living nativity, refreshments, bonfire at High Street shelter house by Optimists
• 6 p.m., Festival of Lights opens, light displays through 9 p.m.
• 6-9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Festival of Lights, High Street Park, donations for Agape
• Dec. 2-24, Santa at his house - 3:30-9 p.m. Dec. 2; 6-9 p.m. Dec. 8, 9, 15, 16, 22
Additional online stories for this date
Print edition only stories for this date
• Board seeks bids to fix school's exterior
• Mercer Residential Services building new group home
• Less restriction allows sheriff to use funds where needed
• Veterans honored
• Students to perform 'Footloose'
• MAC rivals set for postseason rematch
• Niemeyer agrees to play baseball at OSU
• Heitkamp left his mark as a receiver
• Grand Lake Football Primer
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