Alexandria Museum. Open 2-4 p.m., at 23 W. Main St., Alexandria.

Alexandria Museum. Open 2-4 p.m., at 23 W. Main St., Alexandria.

Johnstown Historical Society. Museum rooms open to the public 2-4 p.m. in the Town Hall. For other times, call 967-4591 for an appointment.

Anne of Green Gables holiday party for families in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the book, 3 p.m. at the Babcock Library.

Licking County Commissioners meet 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at 20 S. Second St., Newark.

Monroe Township trustees. 6 p.m. Monroe Township Meeting and Maintenance Building, 7621 Johnstown-Alexandria Road (state Route 37).

Hartford Village Council. 7:30 p.m. in the village offices at 2 N. High St.

Alexandria Village Council, 7 p.m. at 4 W. Main St., Alexandria, (740) 924-ALEX (2539).

Johnstown Village Council. 7:30 p.m. at the Johnstown Municipal Building, 599 S. Main St.

TOPS. Take Off Pounds Sensibly. 5:30 p.m., Presbyterian Church of Johnstown.

Zumba exercise class will be offered at the Johnstown Recreation Center from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Dance classes. Pre-school and kindergarten dance by Dance Explosion begins, Johnstown Recreation Center, 10-11 a.m. Cost is $2 per child.

Deadline for advertising including classified ads for the next edition of The Independent, 3 p.m.. Call 740-888-6000 for information. To place a classified ad, call 1-800-686-7355.

Deadline for editorial information including news briefs, letters to the editor and calendar items for the next edition of The Independent. 12 noon. Call 740-272-0211 for information. All information can be e-mailed to mkuhlman@thisweeknews.com or mailed to Johnstown Independent, P.O. Box 465, Johnstown 43031.

Johnstown Planning Commission. 7:30 p.m., Johnstown municipal building, 599 S. Main St.

Yoga classes. Johnstown Recreation Center, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Rides 4U service for anywhere in Licking County. Cost is $5 or $2.50 for senior citizens (age 65-older) for a one-way trip in Licking County if scheduled 48 hours in advance. On-demand fares are $6 or $3 for senior citizens one way. Call 522-3252 or 1-800-350-7071.

Licking County Commissioners. 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., 20 S. Second St., Newark.

Zumba exercise class will be offered at the Johnstown Recreation Center from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Progressive Euchre. 1 p.m., Johnstown Recreation Center.

Johnstown Christmas Parade kicks off at 10 a.m. from the Johnstown-Monroe High School parking lot. Sponsored by the Angels and Astronauts Child Conservation League.

Santa House in Bigelow Park. Santa will meet and greet children at his house in Bigelow Park, 12 noon.

Christmas in the Country, hosted by the Licking Park District at Infirmary Mound Park's James E. Bradley Center, 7-9 p.m.

Croton Christmas Celebration begins with the Tour of Homes, 1:30-5 p.m.; horse-drawn wagon rides on the town square from 2-4 p.m. for $1 per person. Santa Claus will be at the square from 2-3 p.m. A dinner of soup, salad and dessert will take place at the Croton United Methodist Church from 4-6:30 p.m., with a Candlelight Service following at the Croton Church of Christ at 7:30 p.m.