Santa will make the rounds in Albion on Saturday

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 18 December 2020 at 9:38 pm

Schedule includes ride through village to greet kids

Provided photo: Santa Claus stopped by the Community Kitchen in Albion this evening. He handed out some goodie bags and presents. Santa is joined by members of the Multicultural Club from Albion High School, including from left: Leah Kania, Faith Bennett and Olivia Morrison. The Community Kitchen will be closed on Christmas and New Year’s Day and will reopen on Jan. 8.

ALBION – Santa will be busy in Albion on Saturday. His day begins at 10:30 in the morning with the Hands 4 Hope Ministry at the Hoag Library parking lot.

Santa will be with Hands 4 Hope from 10:30 to noon. From there Santa will stop by the Clover Hill adult residence in Albion.

Then he will be back at the Hoag Library parking lot from 1 to 2:30 p.m. He will visit with children and their families as long as they are wearing masks and adhering to social distancing.

The Albion Lions Club is planning that event, which will also will include a visit by Deputy Jeff Cole and his K-9 Otto, and an appearance by Dominic the Donkey and his horse friend.

After that outing, Santa will ride around the village to wave to children and may deliver some presents to children.

The route includes:

• Starting at the library going east on Chamberlain Street, north onto Mckinstry, west on West State, north on Ingersoll, east on Linwood;

• North on Brown Street then to Lyndon Drive (back to the apartments), south back on Brown, west on Caroline, south on Main, west on West Bank;

• South on Clinton, west on Washington, north on King, east on East Park, east on East Park.

Depending on the schedule, Santa may extend the route and he may be accompanied by a special friend.