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Mark Your Calendar For Holiday Events And Fairs Around Town

santa1It's gift season and there are many terrific holiday fairs in the works. Mark these events for the first week of December on your calendar:

On Friday December 1, there will be a tree lighting and holiday celebration from 5- 7pm in Scarsdale Village. Bring the children to town to meet Santa and tell him what's on their holiday wish lists. There will be hot chocolate, Walter's Hot Dog Truck and many special deals at Village retailers who will remain open late for holiday shopping and dining.

Speaking of Santa: Santa will be making his way through Scarsdale to pick up letters from good little girls and boys. Santa's mailboxes will be located by the Chase Bank on East Parkway, the Post Office on Chase Road, in front of Metro Deli on Palmer Ave and in front of the Scarsdale Village Hall beginning Monday, November 27th. The deadline for submitting letters is Monday, December 11th. Santa will be looking forward to receiving your letters. For questions, call the Recreation Department at 722-1160.

On Saturday evening December 2 and on Sunday December 3 from 10 am – 5:30 pm, Bet Am Shalom on menorahSoundview Avenue in White Plains will host the 23rd annual Judaica Craft Show. This juried show includes hundreds of unique crafts and jewelry from the U.S. and Israel. Works are available in all price ranges, in ceramics, silver, glass, etc. for ritual, decorative and practical use in the home and synagogue.

On Sunday December 3, also on Soundview Avenue, the sisterhood at Congregation Kol Ami will hold their holiday boutique, featuring over 40 vendors offering everything jewelry, clothing, handbags, knitwear, accessories, handmade crafts, skincare, candles, kitchenware, raffles, food .... and more.

On Monday December 4 attend the Holiday Boutique from 10 am to 5 pm at Westchester Reform Temple on Mamaroneck Road in Scarsdale. You'll find a wonderful selection of jewelry, clothing, crafts, housewares, food and accessories for you and everyone on your gift list.

If you need to figure out how to wrap it all up, attending a session on Creative Gift Wrapping at Scarsdale Library on Sunday December 3 from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm. Nancie Schnur will demonstrate how to recycle paper and other items at home into beautiful gift packaging.

The Scarsdale Parks & Recreation Department and The Scarsdale Chamber of Commerce will be Co-Sponsoring the 10th Annual Scarsdale Holiday Breakfast on Saturday, December 9th from 9:00-11:00AM for all Pre-K through 4th Grade students and their families! Those who attend will receive special Holiday Giveaways as well as have the opportunity to take their picture with Santa who will be visiting Scarsdale from the North Pole! Cost is $5 per person. Please register online here or at the Recreation Department by the December 5th deadline. Special thanks to Lange's Deli for providing breakfast.

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