Eat breakfast with Santa at the Legion Hall on December 14

There will be an all you can eat breakfast with Santa from 7 a.m.-10 a.m. at Edwin T Stiles Post 153 American Legion Hall, 110 E Walker St. in St Johns.

Santa will arrive at 9:30. kids should plan to come by 9 a.m.

Bring your camera and letter to Santa. All children will receive a gift bag.

Kids under 12 eat free. Adults and kids 12 and up will pay $8.

Let City Recreation programs help kids over winter break

Don’t let your kids become Screen Zombies this winter break. Bring them to the open gyms and mini-Nerf battle.

Pre-register online at

City dates to remember

• Friday, December 6 — Santa Parade of Lights Downtown at 5:45 p.m.
•Tuesday, December 24 and Wednesday, December 25 — City and County Offices closed for Christmas

The Briggs District Library this week

It’s that time of year again. There will be music, stories, games, crafts and refreshments.

There will be a jolly man in a red suit who will visit with each child. Hand stamps given at the door determine the order in which each child will visit with Santa. This is a great photo opportunity so make sure to bring your camera with you.

You are invited to enjoy the Holiday Programs on Friday, December 6 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. or Saturday, December 7 from 10:30-noon. Registration is not required for any of these free programs.

The library is a Toys for Tots drop off location. From now until Tuesday, December 17 you can drop off a new unwrapped gift for a child ages birth to 17.

For more program information or to register, visit the library’s website or Facebook page or call (989)224-4702.


Contact Information:

Library Director: Sara Morrison
Phone: 989-224-4702 * Fax: 989-224-1205
Street address: 108 E Railroad * Saint Johns, MI 48879

Rep. Filler announces local coffee hours December 13

State Rep. Graham Filler has announced his next local coffee hour will be held on Friday, December 13 from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at Big Boy, 1408 Old U.S. 27 in St. Johns

“Each time I sit down with people for coffee hours, I am impressed with the questions and ideas raised,” Filler said. “I look forward to learning more about your thoughts, ideas, and concerns. I invite everyone to attend.”

No appointments are necessary to attend office hours. Those unable to attend can contact Rep. Filler by phone at (517) 373-1778 or by email at