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Mrs. Claus to read Christmas stories to kids

Children ages 3 to 10 are invited wear their coziest pajamas and bring their favorite blanket or stuffed animal to a night of Christmas stories read by Mrs. Claus. Participants will learn about the North Pole, sing songs and welcome a special visitor.

The programs are hosted by the Crystal Lake Park District and will meet at the Rotary Building at Veteran Acres Park, 431 N. Walkup Road, Crystal Lake.

All children must be registered to attend. The cost is $15 for residents or $20 for nonresidents. Register at www.crystallakeparks.org or in person at the Crystal Lake Park District Administrative Building, 1 Crystal Lake Ave. For information, call 815-459-0680, ext. 1210.

The dates will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Dec. 11 (registration code 121401-01), Dec. 14 (121401-03), Dec. 18 (121401-05) and Dec. 21 (121401-07), and from 7:15 to 8:15 p.m. Dec. 14 (121401-04) and Dec. 21 (121401-08).

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