Avon Neighborhood News, 11-23-00

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Norma Higgins
2965 Hayes St.
Avon, 44011
or call 934-4417.

Join in Christmas festivities

The gazebo at Heritage Square in the French Creek District, at the corner of Detroit and Stoney Ridge roads, will be the setting for an evening of Christmas cheer. The festivities are set for Saturday, Dec. 2, at 6 p.m. Santa Claus will be lighting the Avon Christmas tree.

The Avon High School Choir and Select Ensemble will also be present to entertain with favorite Christmas carols. This event is sponsored by the French Creek Development Association, the Avon Lion's Club, and the Avon Historical Society.

Candlelight Walk

There will be three days to enjoy the event: From 7 to 10 p.m. on Dec. 1, From 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Dec. 2 and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Dec. 3.

Craft shows and gift boutiques bursting with beautiful antiques will make it hard to go home empty-handed.

There will be caroling and Lolley the Trolley will provide shuttle transportation.

For more information call (440) 934-6119 or (440) 937-5204 (evenings) or visit the Web site at http://www.frenchcreekdistrict.com

Band boosters breakfast

The Avon Band Boosters are sponsoring a pancake breakfast Sunday, Dec. 3, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Avon High School, Detroit Road. Tickets are $5 per person, with children 5 and under free. Entertainment will be provided by Avon Middle School and High School Jazz bands. For more information, contact Barb at 327-0816.

Lunch menu selection

Here's what's cooking in the Avon schools from Nov. 23 to 30:

Avon East Elementary and Village:

- Today and tomorrow: No school

- Monday: Steak Um on bun, tator tots, diced peaches

- Tuesday: Ravioli, bread stick, Caesar salad, grape juice, peanut butter pie

- Wednesday: Pepperoni pizza, green beans, fruit cocktail

- Thursday: Hot dog on bun, seasoned rice, peas and carrots, raspberry sherbet

Avon Middle and high school:

- Today and tomorrow: No school

- Monday: Chicken sandwich or BBQ beef on bun, curley fries, applesauce

- Tuesday: Ravioli with breadstick or footlong hotdog, tossed salad, pineapple tidbits, peanut butter pie

- Wednesday: Pepperoni pizza or ham and cheese bagel, vegetable and pasta salad, fruit, oatmeal raisin cookie

- Thursday: Chicken nuggets or chicken salad croissant, potato wedges, fruit cocktail

Men's breakfast set

The Men's Club of the Avon United Methodist Church will meet for breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, at the Cracker Barrel Restaurant. Guests are welcome.

Isabella's Christmas Party

The Isabella Christmas Party, with a buffet dinner and dancing, will be Saturday, Dec. 16, starting at 6 p.m. with cocktails. Tickets for the affair, held at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Moore Road in Avon, are $15 per person or $30 per couple. Deadline for reservations is Dec. 9 (no payment at the door). Make checks payable to Isabella's, in care of Marilyn Miscencik, 3511 Long Road, Avon, 44011.

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