Programs offered by the Pickerington Parks and Recreation Department, 100 Lockville Road, are listed. For more information call 614-833-2211.

Programs offered by the Pickerington Parks and Recreation Department, 100 Lockville Road, are listed. For more information call 614-833-2211.

Tickets are on sale at the Pickerington Parks and Recreation Department for Breakfast with Santa.

This year the event will take place Dec. 7, in the Pickerington Senior Center, 150 Hereford Drive.

Prices are $5 per person, and children 2 years old and younger will be admitted free.

Get your choice of 8, 9:30 or 11 a.m. seating times. After breakfast you can visit the Secret Santa Shop, craft table, bake sale and meet Santa.

Santa's Mailbox

Letters to the North Pole can be dropped off at the mailbox located outside City Hall through Dec. 11.

Children who drop off letters will receive an answer from Santa Claus or his helpers.

Please remember to include the child's name and a return address in order to receive a response.

Olde Village Holiday Gathering

Come out to Olde Pickerington Village from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6 and join the community in enjoying open shops, games for children, carriage rides, luminarias, carolers, the lighting of the City's Christmas tree, a decoration contest and a special appearance by Santa Claus.

The City Parks and Recreation Department partners with the Olde Pickerington Village Business Association in sponsoring the festivities.

All residential properties and business within the Olde Pickerington Village are invited to join in the Olde Village Holiday Light Contest.

Flyers have been delivered, so return your entry form by Tuesday, Dec. 3. Help us light up Pickerington during the Olde Village Holiday.

Mitten Tree

The annul Dorothy Steiger Memorial Mitten Tree will be at City Hall Dec. 7 - 18.

Donations of winter items for needy families are accepted and used to decorate a tree inside City Hall.

Donations are picked up for distribution by the Job and Family Services of Fairfield County.

The city is grateful for all the donations and support from the community.

Winter Guide

The 2014 Winter program guide is near completion and will be delivered soon.

You can also look through the Program Guide online at www.pickerington.net.

Registration for classes begins Dec. 16.

You can register for classes online, in person, by mail or by fax.