Stories tagged with: Santa

December 24, 2015 - 7:02pm
30 weeks 6 days ago

It's a bird. It's a plane. No wait is that Santa On a boat?

Santa has been prepping for his yearly trek around the world. But first he stopped to take a boat ride on the Muskingum River. Do not fret boys and girls. Santa's workshop is all done with the present preparation. And he tripled check his list to ensure he did not forget anything or anyone.

"I figured since the weather has been the way it would be a good year to use the river to distribute toys and spread Christmas...

December 16, 2015 - 5:41pm
32 weeks 2 hours ago

Christmas is officially nine days away, but Santa and his helpers took a break from his workshop to help the Kiwanis Club of Zanesville host its annual Christmas party.

Santa stopped by the North Terrace Church of Christ and handed each child a gift. Co-chair of the Kiwanis Christmas party, Cindy Clark, said she enjoys seeing the smiles and excitement on each child's face.

"Christmas is a time of giving," said Clark. "And we are blessed by being Kiwanis members,...

December 9, 2015 - 6:10pm
8 weeks 6 days ago

A local business is making Christmas a lot merrier for underprivileged children.

This is the 4th Annual Toy Drive hosted by Mother Tucker's. Mother Tucker's employee Mark Lane said this event is a boost for those families in a financial bind. For families who can't afford to bring their children to the mall and take a picture with Santa Mother Tucker's offers a nice alternative.

"We have Santa Claus here on Sunday evenings from 5:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m." Lane said. "...

December 4, 2015 - 6:29pm
33 weeks 5 days ago

Colony Square mall is hosting a private photo session with Santa Claus, exclusively for families of children with special needs.

This event is called Santa Cares, the main focus is create a magical experience and allow children with special needs to be welcomed into a calm photo environment designed to support their sensory, physical and developmental needs.

"We're going to open the Santa set two hours before the mall opens so that they can come into a quiet environment with...

November 30, 2015 - 11:19pm
8 weeks 6 days ago

Marching bands, Lights, and Galloping horses. That was the scene on the streets of the Village of New Concord.

Many folks are gathered together to participate the annual Christmas Parade. This parade consisted of dogs dressed as reindeer and people dressed as Santa's helpers. As the parade marched on, kids on floats engaging the crowd.

"We loved it," said Amanda Roberts. "This is our first year being out here. We had a wonderful time getting to see...

November 7, 2015 - 7:50pm
37 weeks 4 days ago

Hundreds of motorcyclist riding through Zanesville today and all for a good cause.

The Rushing Wind Biker Church hosted it's 19th Annual Motorcycle for Kids Toy Ride. The event took place at Colony Square Mall Saturday and ended at the Salvation Army. Pastor Michael McGuire said there were about 300 motorcycles in the parking lot. Their purpose is to bring in funds and toys for the underprivileged children in the Zanesville area through the Salvation Army's Christmas Campaign.

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November 30, 2014 - 8:33pm
1 year 34 weeks ago

People aren't the only ones who can get their picture taken with Santa this year, Angel Paws is allowing dogs to visit the jolly man too.

When you attend the Santa Paws event at Wilson's Garden Center, not only will you walk away with a professionally taken photograph, but you'll also be helping out a great cause. All proceeds collected from the event will go to the Angel Paws foundation, a non-profit that provides animal assisted activities and therapy for those who need it.

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December 20, 2013 - 5:42pm
2 years 31 weeks ago

Colony Square Mall is staying open late for those last minute shoppers. Marketing Coordinator, Kevin Pinson says the mall hours will be extended starting on Friday.

"Today we are open from 9 a.m.-10 p.m, Saturday 8 a.m.-10 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m.- 8 p.m., 8 a.m.-10 p.m. again on Monday and we do close early on Christmas Eve so that employees can spend time with their families, we'll be open 9 a.m.-6 p.m. on Christmas Eve," Pinson explained.

The mall will also have extended...

December 17, 2013 - 5:36am
2 years 31 weeks ago

Santa takes a much needed break to make an early appearance in the Village of New Lexington, Tuesday night.

The New Lexington Fire Department said because his eight tiny reindeer are resting for Christmas, the man from up north will ride on one of their fire trucks through the village streets saying hello to all the girls and boys, no matter the age.

Santa's ride through the village starts around 6p.m. Tuesday so make sure you're being nice and not naughty!

November 23, 2013 - 5:09pm
2 years 35 weeks ago

A large number of community members lined up in front of the Colony Square Mall to welcome Santa Claus to town.

The 11th Annual Santa's Arrival Parade took place on Saturday. Santa was there along with more than 30 other features, which included miniature horses, llamas, law enforcement agencies and more. Children were able to pick up candy and interact with all of the fun characters during the parade.

"That makes it all worth while." said Colony Square Mall Marketing...

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