Come decorate your gingerbread house

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OREGON – The Oregon Park District is moving uptown to join Candlelight Walk this year.

Join us for Gingerbread house decorating on Saturday, Nov. 25. Pre-registration is required and three different time slots will be available. Registration is available at Nash Recreation Center or by phone, 815-732-3101 through Saturday, Nov. 18.

Gingerbread house decorating will be held at Freedom Lutheran Welcome Center, 111 S. 4th St., Oregon. Registration is $15 per house and includes a pre-assembled gingerbread house, frosting, candy plus a full candy bar with extra frosting to make your house extra special. Houses can be worked on by more than one family member and space will be available for the whole family to join in on the fun.

Time slots available on Saturday, Nov. 25 are 4-4:30 p.m.; 5-5:30 p.m.; or 6-6:30 p.m. You will have 30 minutes to decorate your house and then be on your way to enjoy everything Candlelight Walk has to offer.

Boxes will be provided to transport your house or houses can be held at the Freedom Lutheran Building until 7 p.m. that evening if you’d like to explore downtown.

Pre-register before Nov. 18 to guarantee your house. Registration is available at Nash Recreation Center or by phone, 815-732-3101.

The Oregon Park District staff will also be at Candy Cane Lane, Franklin Street between the Coliseum and Conover Square, with our Holiday Greens tent. Tyler Hagemann, Park District Horticulturist, will have beautiful, fresh fragrant swags, hanging baskets and pine filled pots for sale to benefit the OPD Youth Scholarship Fund. Prices for the fresh greens will range between $10-$25. Cash or check only. Come early and purchase your favorites and they will be held until 7:45 p.m. while you enjoy Candlelight Walk.

For more information or to register for Gingerbread House Decorating call 815-732-3101 or visit Nash Recreation Center, 304 S. 5th Street, Oregon.


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