Monday, December 24, 2012
Check out Santa's reindeer in the days before they head out to deliver presents.
Kids in Hazelwood and all across the globe can take a peek at Santa's reindeer via a live feed at reindeercam.com. The live camera shows several of Santa's reindeer grazing and hanging out at the North Pole. The reindeer are both male and female. Santa comes out to feed the reindeer everyday at 10 a.m., 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. CST until Dec. 24. In addition, a sign shows a list of children who are on the "Nice" list. Learn more about how to get your name on the nice list here.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
The holiday favorite will be at Subterranean Books in University City.
The Elf on the Shelf is coming to the Delmar Loop. The Elf, along with his creators Carol V. Aebersold and Chanda A. Bell, will be at Subterranean Books in University City from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15. Selling over 2.5 million copies since 2005, The Elf on the Shelf has captured the hearts of children everywhere who have embraced the magic of adopting their very own scout elf, sent by Santa Claus. According to the book's publisher, when children register their elf at www.elfontheshelf.com, they receive an official adoption certificate and a special letter from Santa. As soon as an elf is adopted by a family and given a name, it receives its Christmas magic. The magic is critical, granting the elf the power to observe all the family fun …
Saturday, December 10, 2011
Patch rounds up 12 places you can visit Santa in the area.
Whether your kids are clamoring to see Santa Claus or afraid of that big fuzzy beard, here is a guide to help you find or avoid him this holiday season. Just hover over a snowflake on the map to see Santa's location, and click on it for more event details. Hazelwood Santa Claus will visit with kids of all ages at the Hazelwood Community Center in White Birch Park, on Sat. Dec. 10 from 10:30 am until noon. Santa has also set up shop at the St. Louis Mills Mall in Hazelwood near the Play Area. Maryland Heights Santa Claus will visit Westport Plaza on Dec. 10 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. The event, co-sponsored by Westport Plaza and the City of Maryland Heights Parks & Recreation Department features: Santa will also appear at the Edward Jones …
Friday, December 24, 2010
With the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) tracking Old St. Nick, get an up close and personal look online.
The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) is charged with keeping the United States safe from dangers originating from the sky or space. Tonight, however, the Colorado-based government agency adds one more important task to its daily list of duties. The agency will again provide its Official Santa Tracker that marks "The Big Man's" every move as he makes his way throughout both hemispheres. Included on the site is a countdown and activity page, and a flight tracking system. If you know any children looking for Santa Claus, or any adults preparing to get their little ones to bed before he arrives, direct them to this very entertaining site to see when Santa will arrive in Hazelwood. Rudolph's nose may even guide the way!
Thursday, December 23, 2010
Hazelwood postal workers deliver smiles, and your holiday cards and packages, on time.
Your mail carrier might not look like Santa Claus, but chances are he or she is an elf in disguise during the holidays. In fact, by the end of this holiday season, the United States Postal Service (USPS) mail carriers will have delivered nearly 16 billion cards, letters and packages to Americans nationwide. If you haven't mailed those last minute packages and holiday cards, you are one of many people along with Hazelwood resident Jeremiah Giles, that are leaning on the United States Post office to deliver a Christmas miracle. "I tried to," he said of mailing his gift in time for the recipient to receive it on Christmas Day. "It's a package for my church in Nashville (TN) Porter Heights Baptist Church." USPS estimates that Dec. 20 was the …
Saturday, December 18, 2010
Five things to do around Hazelwood for the weekend of Dec. 18 - 19.
Saturday Holidays at the Mills Baby Boot Camp Stroller Fitness Clothing Sale at Connections to Success GAC/Suburban Shootout 9a.m. Fox vs Barat Academy 10:30 a.m. Seckman vs Warrenton Noon Northwest R-1 vs St. Charles 1:30 p.m. Rockwood Summit vs Timberland 4p.m. University City vs Washington 5:30 p.m. Parkway North vs St. Charles West 7 p.m. Lafayette vs Duchesne 8:30 p.m. Eureka vs St. Dominic Sunday Visit with Santa GAC/Suburban Shootout 1p.m. Parkway South vs Fort Zumwalt West 2:30 p.m. Parkway West vs St. Charles Christian 4p.m. Parkway …
Friday, December 3, 2010
Local police get involved in fundraiser to benefit local families of fallen heroes. Seeks help from the Hazelwood Community.
If you've been a little naughty this year, now is the time is now to get back in Santa's good graces by helping area law enforcement families make it through the holiday season. Ornaments for Officers, a local fundraiser is selling new and gently used ornaments, and the proceeds go soley to The Backstoppers. The goal is to raise $20,000, according to the charity's founder, Richard Roberts Jewelry owner Rick Ruderer. "The Backstoppers is a wonderful organization, and I wanted create an annual fundraiser to help them," he told Hazelwood Patch. "Because it's not really a question of if a police officer, firefighter, paramedic or EMT will be killed, but when. There's always a need." The Hazelwood Police Department joined forces with The …