Program helps families in need for the holidays.
Fenton Kiwanis is asking for donations today for its Christmas food basket fundraiser. They are collecting cash donations from drivers at the intersections of Adelaide and North Road, and Adelaide and High Street, from 1 to 5 p.m. The Fenton Kiwanians will wear Santa hats and suits and provide a Kiwanis flyer to all cash donors.
Fireworks will blast off after 6 p.m. lighted Christmas parade on Saturday, over the Fenton Community & Cultural Center.
Saturday’s Fenton Jinglefest will be a real blast — literally — with a new fireworks finale. “We’re excited about the fireworks,” said Shelly, Day, Fenton Regional Chamber of Commerce president. The fireworks finale will be very short, at 8-10 minutes, but the chamber hopes to raise more money for future, bigger shows, Day said. The cost for this year’s eight-minute finale is $2,000. People can see them right after the Christmas parade, which begins at 6 p.m. Dec. 1. The fireworks will be visible over the Fenton Community & Cultural Center. In addition, many Jinglefest activities begin at a new time, 3 p.m. on Dec. 1, Day said. These include the return of horse-drawn wagon rides downtown, courtesy of Caretel Inns of Linden. And there will …