There is an array of lighted trees and decorations. Santa will be there each night along with the giant talking bear. There is an electric train setup and nightly entertainment.
2012 keepsake ornament available
For the fourth year, internationally-known glass artist Yemi has created a keepsake collectible ornament depicting a Williamsport landmark.
Christmas 2009 featured the C&O Canal Aqueduct; 2010, the Barn at Springfield Farm; and 2011, Town Hall. This year’s ornament features the Park Bandstand.
The ornaments cost $20 each and are available at Town Hall weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and at Charlie Brown Christmas.
Fund set up for area resident
Geraldine (Meyers) Andrews is seriously ill at the University of Maryland Hospital in Baltimore, awaiting a liver and kidney transplant.
Geraldine grew up in Williamsport and has always lived in the Williamsport area. She is manager of the Cutting Lane on East Salisbury Street, but has not been able to work for months.
Friends and family have established a fund for donations to help with medical expenses. Anyone who would like to contribute can send a check in any amount to Lea Michaels, 10713 Greenwich Drive, Williamsport, MD 21795. Make check payable to Mark Andrews and designate for Geraldine’s Fund.
For online health updates, go to www.give forward.com.
Horse-drawn wagon rides to benefit food bank
On Wednesday, Dec. 12, from 7 to 9 p.m., horse-drawn wagon rides through Byron Memorial Park will be available for everyone to enjoy the lights, listen to Christmas music and see Santa.
The fee will be a monetary donation or a nonperishable food item to benefit the Williamsport Food Bank.
Rick and Sharon Martin are donating their time, horses and wagon in support of the fundraiser.
The park will be closed to all vehicles during the event.
Christmas caroling in the community
This Saturday and on Dec. 15, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., the Williamsport High School Choral Department will be Christmas caroling in local neighborhoods and will accept donations for the choral group’s related trips.