Cash, toys sought for Kiwanis fundraiser
The annual Canby Kiwanis Community Food & Toy Drive is underway. In a COVID-19 change, the program is not collecting food this year, but instead buying gift cards for families.
Toy barrels for donations can be found at many locations in Canby – Canby Kiwanis Thrift Store, The Canby Center, Cutsforth's Thriftway, Millar's Point S Tires, Les Schwab Tires and more.
Applications for assistance are due by Dec. 1, toy donations are due by Dec. 7.
Canby Lions launch Christmas tree sale
The Canby Lions Club will have its annual tree sale, running from Nov. 28 through Dec. 19 while supplies last.
The sale offers a variety of treees and is open from 2 to 6 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekends.
The trees will be at the parking lot on the corner of 2nd and Ivy streets, behind Wells Fargo bank.
Cost of the trees will vary depending on size.
Molalla Chamber organizes holiday vehicle parade
The Molalla Area Chamber of Commerce will hold the Holiday on Main Street Vehicle Parade beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5.
There will be prizes for the best holiday decorated vehicle. Entry fee is $15 per vehicle and registration deadline is Dec. 1.
The event is sponsored by B-B Leasing and Interfor. For details, call 503-829-6841.
There also will be a virtual tree lighting event posted on Facebook to comply with COVID-19 protocols. Details are still being worked out.
For more information, contact the chamber at 503-829-6941.
Snowman contest registration continues
The third annual Snowman Contest returns to Canby's downtown, with three winners to be determined by community vote.
The event, which features specialized snowmen, is open to all organizations, businesses and clubs. The snowmen will be on display downtown during December. Deadline to enter is Nov. 30, which voting open from Dec. 14 through Jan. 1.
To register, and then to cast your votes, go to hotroddreamworks.com/contest.aspx.
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