“Modern Day Lighthouse Keepers” | Elizabethtown Column

I sure hope everyone had an awesome Thanksgiving! Although, it’s quiet this weekend while everyone revives themselves from the turkey coma, it gets busy next weekend.

Elizabethtown residents, Dr. Lynn Macco and Tim Mount will be at the Wadhams Free Library on Wednesday, Dec. 4, at 7:30 p.m., as part of the Wednesdays in Wadhams series with interesting stories about “Modern Day Lighthouse Keepers.”

On Friday, Dec. 6, the Elizabethtown-Westport Garden Club is hosting their 59th annual “Green’s Tea” from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the United Church of Christ parish hall. A delicious lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Take out will be available if you plan ahead, by calling 484-410-9261 or email by Thursday, Dec. 5, to time4hmd@yahoo.com. Please leave name and approximate time you’ll be picking up. There will be many more beautifully decorated specialty wreaths this year, along with other festive decorations, vintage jewelry, one of a kind handmade gifts and bake goods treats.

Friday evening at 6 p.m. make time to join festive carolers for the third annual Christmas tree lighting at the bottom of the Elizabethtown hill at the corner Court Street and route 9N. Then sing your way over to the Elizabethtown Social Center to warm up with some refreshments.

On Saturday, Dec. 7, the Elizabethtown Thrift shop will be holding a collection day from 10 a.m. until noon, at the UCC parish hall. Please be on time, NO items will be accepted after noon. They are especially looking for toys, children’s clothing sizes 5 through 12, linens, sheets and household items. All donations should be clean, in good condition.

The Elizabethtown Social Center is holding their next beginner Paddle (platform) Tennis clinic from 10 a.m. until noon on the paddle tennis court near the Hale House. No equipment is needed, for more information or to register call 873-6408.

Also, on Saturday evening, The Cobble Inn is hosting the seventh annual toy drive to benefit ACAP’s Holidays Are For Sharing program from 5:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. There will be a buffet and entertainment for anyone who brings a new unwrapped toy or gives a $10 donation.

Remember, the final day to post all entries for the CATS, Champlain Area Trails, photo contest is Saturday.

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