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While the holiday season may have come to an end, winter is still in full swing with snowstorms and cold temperatures all across the country right now. Maybe a Winter Wonderland content campaign in January would've been a better idea...
Local Toddler Joyfully Defies Odds with Birth to Three Program
As we welcome a new year today, we also celebrate the extraordinary journey of a young boy named T*. Three years ago, this time was marked with a different kind of countdown for T’s family. Hospitalized at the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin on December 30th, with his organs housed in a silo outside his body, tethered to ventilators, feeding tubes, IVs, and various medical devices, T was not expected to make it to see the advent of the new year.
A Christmas Carol at Falls Baptist Church: Embracing Community & Holiday Joy
It is said that Christmas is not just a season; it is a feeling. That spirit is being celebrated at its zenith in our beloved Falls Baptist Church this year. What once was a small Christmas play, A Christmas Carol, staged by the local churchgoers, has bloomed into an enormous holiday production involving over 100 contributors and pulling in the masses for a show full of holiday joy.
Celebrate North Randall: Mayor Smith Leads Holiday Cheer at New City Hall
North Randall, OH. The holiday season is a perfect time to remember what was, what is, and what is to come. The small Village of North Randall did just that last evening. They gathered for a harmonious evening of laughter, joy, and holiday cheers.
There will be fire and ice on Pikes Peak for New Year's Eve
(Colorado Springs, CO) As we say goodbye to 2023 and welcome 2024, it is time for fireworks!. Every year since 1922, a Colorado Springs club has celebrated the new year in a spectacular way. The AdAmAn Club, a group of mountaineers, makes the difficult, icy trek up to the Pikes Peak summit to welcome the new year with fireworks.
Jalen Hurts Spreads Holiday Joy at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
There are a lot of beautiful things going on during the holidays in Philly but what is most impressive is how Philly gives back. There are countless food and clothing drives and giveaways throughout the holiday season where unsung heroes give their time, money, and resources to help our community members in need over the holidays.
Legends of Basketball Showcase on 12/30
The Legends of Basketball Showcase presented by Cliffs will take place on Saturday, December 30th beginning at 1:30 PM EST at the Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse. The Legends of Basketball Showcase is a men's college basketball tripleheader in which three teams from Ohio will be playing to bring holiday joy to college basketball junkies over the weekend.
SeaWorld to ring in New Year with festive fun!
SeaWorld Orlando is inviting guests to ring in the new year with a special celebration. On New Year’s Eve, the park will be open till 1 a.m. and have special party zones, live entertainment and a spectacular fireworks show.
The Best Places to Spend New Year’s Eve in Michigan
This article contains content written by AI. Ring in the New Year in Michigan: From Sparkling Skyscrapers to Cozy Cabins. As the first snowflakes swirl and winter magic blankets Michigan, excitement bubbles for the festive season and the promise of a thrilling New Year's Eve. Whether you crave a glamorous countdown under city lights or a serene retreat under starry skies, the Mitten State offers a kaleidoscope of experiences to usher in the year in style. Here's a glimpse into some of the best places to ring in the New Year in Michigan:
“Christmas Wonderland: Interior Design Tips for Festive Decor!” #HolidayJoy
Welcome to Christmas Wonderland! In this video, I am going to share some interior design inspo to create a festive decor that will transform your home into a magical wonderland.
Illinois Department of Human Services Virtual Recruitment Event on 12/27
After experiencing holiday joy with your friends and family yesterday, you may be realizing that you spent too much money on Christmas gifts and presents. To put some extra money in your wallet for 2024, you can sign up for the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) virtual recruitment event on Wednesday, December 27th from 2 PM to 3 PM CST.
Unique Christmas Trees To Check Out in Maine
While there are many Christmas trees lit up around Maine, there are some that are rather unique to Maine, and if you happen to visit our state during the holidays, you should put it on your list to check out one of these unusual trees. During the holiday season, you can find lobster trap trees, a kayak tree, and even a potato barrel tree.
Salvation Army brings Christmas cheer to Orlando’s most vulnerable.
Ahead of Christmas Day, the Salvation Army alongside many volunteers helped some of our most vulnerable residents get a little more into the holiday spirit. Sunday morning, they passed out food, clothing and other necessities all to bring homeless residents a bit of holiday cheer.
Representative Nutmeg Becomes the First Elf in Congress
We have all heard and likely seen photos around the holidays of the Elf on the Shelf. Elf on the Shelf was a tradition created back in 2005 with the book The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition written by Chanda Bell and Carol Aebersold.
Stealing Joy and Gadgets Too: Laughter and Thievery the Whole Night Through
The holidays are a time for family, friends, food, and, of course, games!. This year, a select few of my family members who wanted to do something more lively decided to do so with a gift exchange game. So we narrowed it down to three popular game options —
Create a Perfect Michigan Christmas
This article contains content written by AI. How to Have the Perfect Michigan Christmas: From Sparkling Snowdrifts to Cozy Fireside Bliss. As the first snowflakes swirl and frost patterns kiss windowpanes, a magical transformation sweeps across Michigan.Holiday cheer spills onto snow-dusted streets, transforming the Mitten State into a winter wonderland, ripe for the perfect Christmas getaway. But with so much to choose from, where does one begin? Fear not, fellow Michiganders and festive adventurers, for this guide unlocks the secrets to crafting a Yuletide experience as unique and breathtaking as the northern lights dancing across Lake Superior.
NORAD will track Santa from a new operation center in Colorado Springs
NORAD Tracks Santa (NTS), the Department of Defense's "largest civic outreach program," will start its 68th mission on Christmas Eve. This year, the dedicated staff and volunteers have a new home in Hangar 123 on Peterson Space Force Base in Colorado Springs.
Christmas Eve service
If you are in northern Michigan for Christmas weekend and if you are looking for something to do Sunday evening, then head over to Topinabee Community Church for the Christmas Eve service that will be ministered by Pastor Todd Crouch at 6 PM EST. Experience holiday joy while gaining a more thorough understanding of the reason for the season.
Disney’s Ultimate Toy Drive illuminates the holidays for children in need!
Walt Disney World has embraced the season of giving with the continuation of the Disney Ultimate Toy Drive, a heartfelt initiative supporting the Marine Toys for Tots Program. Disney’s commitment to spreading joy is evident through the contribution of over 270,000 toys to children facing adversity.
Need something to do on Christmas Day? Here are some options in the Kanawha Valley
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Imagine it: The presents are unwrapped, Christmas breakfast has been served, and the kids, recently overjoyed with the latest and greatest gift, are slowly becoming restless.