Brooks Town News

By Frank Champa | Nov 09, 2012


Well, kids, we are headed into the holiday season, and of course I have absolutely nothing done. I almost forgot it was getting into the winter months with Hurricane Sandy making it so warm. But the freezing cold days came quick enough to make me remember that the wood pile had not been moved in.

Santa's coming to Brooks

The Brooks Holiday Celebration will be Sunday, Dec. 2, this year. The parade will start at 5 .p.m at Morse Memorial and work its way down Jewel Street, then down Route 7 and to the Town Office. Carols will be sung on the porch, and the annual reading of "'Twas the Night Before Christmas" will take place. Anyone who would like to decorate their car or truck with stuff and lights for the parade can do so. Have your vehicle at Morse Memorial at 4:30 to join in the parade. Santa will arrive at town hall at approximately 5:30-6 p.m.

Country Christmas

The Brooks Congregational Church will hold its annual Christmas Concert "A Country Christmas," on Sunday, Dec. 16, in the church. Come join in the tradition of song.

Potluck Suppa

There will be a community potluck on Sunday, Nov. 18, at 6 p.m. in the Varney Building. Bring a dish to share with the group. This is, as always, a free event. The December Poluck will be on the 16th at 6 p.m.

Marsh River Theater

The Marsh River Theater will end the season with the show "It's a Wonderful Life, a 1940's Radio Show" on Nov. 30, and Dec. 1, 7 and 8 at 7:30 p.m. The show is a radio broadcast of the movie, with five actors doing all the voices from the movie. The show features Foley artists, the people who make all the sound effects for radio. It stars Matt Littlefield, Sue Hall, Frank Champa, Jen Albee, Amanda Stover, Susan Champa and Donna Herkel. Call the box office for tickets at 722-4110.

Farmers' market

The Brooks Park Boosters winter farmers' market will have its November market on Saturday, Nov. 17, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Varney. Vendors feature meats, breads, jams, muffins, tea and baked goods, just to name a few.

Food drive

The Brooks Congregational Church Food Pantry is having a food drive. Please bring any canned or dry food to Ralph's Cafe during the months of November and December to support local families in need. You can also bring food items to any of the community potlucks.

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