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Dozens of Santas take part in Halifax run to help make kids’ wishes come true – Halifax
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Dozens of Santas take part in Halifax run to help make kids’ wishes come true – Halifax

Your eyes weren’t playing tricks on you, there really were dozens of Santa Claus‘ running around Quinpool Road Saturday morning. The group of 101 Santas brought in festive cheer to busy commercial street, and they did it for a good cause.The Quinpool Road Mainstreet District Association partnered with the Make-A-Wish Foundation to host Halifax’s first ever ‘Ho Ho Holiday 5k run.’“We thought it would accomplish a couple of things, make money for Male-a-Wish, and to have a really cool fun different event on the street,” said Karla Nicholson. 101 people took part in the Ho Ho Holiday 5k run. Alicia Draus / Global News The goal was to raise $10,000 — enough to cover the average cost of one wish. Trending Now ...
Plenty of activities on tap as Christmas holiday season arrives | Entertainment
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Plenty of activities on tap as Christmas holiday season arrives | Entertainment

For some, the day after Thanksgiving — known as Black Friday — is the beginning of the Christmas season. For others it begins with the Franklin Christmas Tree lighting followed the next day by the Franklin Kiwanis Christmas parade. This weekend is all out Christmas. The city of Franklin will be lighting up downtown and the giant tree on Town Square on Friday.  2. Festivities begin at 6 p.m. Performances start at 6:45 with 17-year-old rising country music artist Jordana Bryant, followed by the Freedom Intermediate School choir, the Shine Your Light Singers, and headliner Matthew West. The tree lights will be turned on at 7:15. Saturday at 2 p.m. the ...