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Modified: December 2, 2013 at 3:59 pm •  Published: December 3, 2013


Run to aid Northcare

The 2013 SandRidge Santa Run will be held Dec. 14 in downtown Oklahoma City. The event includes a 5k, a one-mile fun run and a free Santa Claus Kid's Dash, plus a warm-up with Rumble the Bison and the Thunder girls. Proceeds benefit NorthCare. All runs begin at 211 N Robinson with the 5k starting at 9 a.m., the fun run at 9:30 a.m. and the Kid's Dash at 10 a.m. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers in the 5k. The fee is $35 for the 5k and $20 for the Fun Run. The Kid's Dash is free. To register visit

Parents meeting set

— The Edmond Chapter of Parents Helping Parents will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Oklahoma Blood Institute's private meeting room at 33rd Street and Broadway. Kyle McGraw will speak on “Family & Addiction: why treatment for the whole family.” For more information, call 642-8198.

Santa to call children

— Parks and Recreation will offer “Santa's Calling” on Monday. Santa will speak by telephone with children in kindergarten through second grade about the gifts they would like for Christmas. All calls will be made between 5 and 7 p.m. To complete a registration form, go to

Letting the light shine

— Rose State College's holiday lighting ceremony will be at the campus tower from 5:15 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Admission is free. Offerings include visits with Santa, carriage rides, refreshments and music. Children should bring a letter to Santa and a camera for a free photo with Santa.


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