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Midwest City launches holiday events

A lights display and Breakfast with Santa are among the holiday offerings in Midwest City.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: December 7, 2013
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Midwest City's holiday festivities offer residents and visitors alike the chance to create memories.

The seasonal offerings kicked off in November with Holiday Lights Spectacular, which continues through Dec. 30 from 6 to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday and 6 to 11 p.m. on weekends. The show features more than 1 million lights and secular and religious holiday scenes beginning at SE 15 and Century Boulevard, running through Joe B. Barnes Regional Park and ending on Reno Avenue.

Midwest City Parks and Recreation will hold its eighth annual Nightlight 5k Run on Dec. 14 in Joe B. Barnes Regional Park starting at 5:45 p.m. The run will go through the Holiday Lights Spectacular. Runners are encouraged to dress in holiday attire.

Prizes will be awarded and hot chocolate will be provided at the finish line. Registration is online at signmeup.com/95389 or in person at the Nick Harroz Community Center, 200 N Midwest Blvd. Registration before 4 p.m. Friday is $25, and day-of registration is $30. For more information, call 739-1293.

Rose State College will sponsor Breakfast with Santa at the college's Tom Steed Community Learning Center, 6191 Tinker Diagonal, from 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 14. Children and parents are encouraged to have breakfast and take photos with Santa and enjoy story time and baking classes with Mrs. Claus. Admission to the event is free. Breakfast is $5 per person. To enroll, call 733-7392.