The Richmond Register

Lifestyles & Community

December 6, 2012

Christmas parade planned Friday night in Richmond

Northside News

MADISON COUNTY — I sure hope everyone loves a parade, because I hear Santa Claus is coming to town this Friday night to ride in Richmond’s Christmas parade.   

The Christmas parade begins at 6:45 p.m. in the Alumni Coliseum parking lot.

Anyone riding in the Christmas floats or participating in the parade will need to be in the parking lot at least 30 minutes before departure time. The first float is scheduled to appear on Main Street, in front of City Hall, at 7 p.m.

Richmond may be considered a small town by some, however, we are really big on Santa Claus and we enjoy a good parade.  

It is so thrilling to hear the bands’ resounding music even before we ever see the smartly-dressed young men and women, in their matching uniforms, leading the festive affair. The tall, fluffy hats dip and rise with the wind as the musicians step in unison to the music.  

Children shriek with excitement at the commotion, while adults smile pleasingly as the first float slowly turns the corner off Lancaster Avenue.

When wrapped candies fly through the air, youngsters twist free to scoop up a portion for themselves, and most parade spectators are thoroughly transfixed on the fanfare.

Now, doesn’t that sound just like a place you would like to be?

Well, come out this Friday night and take part in the excitement of welcoming Santa Claus to town and enjoy the goodwill of the holiday with friends and family. I hope to see you there!

The New Life Singers, from the Tates Creek Baptist Church, will be singing for Mc Cready Manor this Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m.

Also, this new singing group will be presenting a Christmas Cantata at Tates Creek Baptist Church on Boonesborough Road, Dec. 16, at 11 a.m.

The public is encouraged to attend and celebrate Christmas in song.  

Youth from Mount Pleasant Christian Church, 3085 Lexington Road, will be presenting a Christmas Program on Dec. 23. Everyone is welcome.

A reception will take place for Pastor Jerry Huffman of Tates Creek Baptist Church, upon retiring from his teaching career from the Criminal Justice Department.

The celebration will take place at 10 a.m., Dec. 12, at the Thunderbird Building on the Eastern Kentucky University campus.

Brother Jerry is greatly appreciated by Tates Creek Baptist Church.

The congregation hopes friends and family will be in attendance.

Wyatt Quillen, a snare drummer for the Madison Central High School Marching Band, will be celebrating a birthday on Dec. 13. Friends, family and the entire band would like to wish Wyatt a very happy birthday.

Saundra and Neil Bantters will celebrate their 31st wedding anniversary this Sunday, Dec. 9th.

In appreciation for 31 years of happiness, Neil plans to treat his wife to a cruise this summer.

We certainly wish this happy couple a very special day.   

Birthday greetings go out to Carson Sizemore, Dec. 3; Emma Gay, Dec. 9; and Pearl Shelby, Dec. 10.

A big happy birthday wish to all of you and may God bless you with wonderful birthdays.

The old adage for the week is: “Know when to speak your mind and when to mind what you speak.”

E-mail me at karenquinn

@roadrunner.com or call me at 527-0411 with your special days and events.

Until next week, may God bless you and yours.

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