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Christmas comes to Kirkland Saturday

Published: Monday, Dec. 9, 2013 10:30 a.m. CDT

The Greater Area Kirkland Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Christmas in Kirkland from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Alpine Bank.

Santa will arrive at 9 a.m. by horse-drawn wagon and will be at the bank to visit with children of all ages. Attendees are invited to take pictures of their children with Santa Claus. The horse-drawn wagon will be available for free rides during the celebration.

The Hiawatha Schools Band and Chorus will provide holiday music at the bank. Hiawatha schoolchildren in grades kindergarten through eighth participated in an art and essay contest. Prizes of $25 will be awarded to a winner in each grade level. Student art and essay prizes, and home-lighting contest prizes will be awarded at the Alpine Bank at 10 a.m.

All are welcome. Holiday refreshments will be served.

The Kirkland United Methodist Church will serve its annual Holiday Breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. Paper products are requested for a donation to the Kirkland Food Pantry. The meal costs $6 for adults, $3 for children and free for children younger than 4.

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