Summit Hill events


Boo Bash on Grand Avenue
Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate Boo Bash! The Avenue was filled with families trick-or-treating and enjoying activities in businesses. The creativity and variety of costumes was fantastic! A special thank you to event sponsors: Frattallone’s Ace Hardware, Kowalski’s Market, Keller Williams Realty The Odd Couple Team, Bruegger’s Bagels, SUBWAY, The UPS Store, Whole Foods Market and all participating businesses!

Grand Meander, Saturday, Dec. 3
Ring in the holiday season along Grand Avenue during the 39th annual Grand Meander on Saturday, December 3! Activities include holiday shopping, breakfast with Santa at The Tavern on Grand, strolling carolers, trolley & fire truck rides, tastings of savory soups from Avenue restaurants and two art fairs. In addition, the community Tree Lighting Ceremony will begin at 5pm and is presented by Charlemagne Fine Jewelry! Visit for a full listing of activities and times.

Season of Giving – December 1-15
Grand Avenue businesses will be collecting food for Second Harvest Heartland and new, unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots from December 1-15. Several businesses have special offers for those who donate. Check out the listing of drop-sites at www.grandave. com.

Make Grand Avenue your first stop for finding the perfect gift for everyone on your list. For a listing of Grand Avenue Business Association members, please visit www.
As 2011 comes to a close, we thank you for your support of Grand Avenue businesses throughout the year!

GABA Staff

Dinner with the Clauses

Saint Paul Parks and Recreation will be hosting a Dinner with Santa and Mrs. Claus Holiday Party on Friday December 9th from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm at Langford Recreation Center, 30 Langford Park in the St. Anthony Park Neighborhood.

The event includes a spaghetti dinner, a holiday craft project, and cookies decorating and face painting along with a special visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus (bring your camera!!).

Cost is $5 per person, with $25 maximum cost per family (immediate family members only). Ages 2 and under are free. You may register in person at any Saint Paul recreation center or by phone by calling 651-2985765. Register online at parks

St. Paul’s United Church of Christ

900 Summit Ave., St. Paul Open & Affirming. All are welcome here!

Christmas Organ & Brass Concert
Sun, Dec. 4th 2:30pm Featuring Organist Geoff Olson and Friends with a pre-concert demonstration (1:30 p.m.): “How a Pipe Organ Works”

Evensong Advent Service
Sun., Dec. 4th 5:15pm Meditative Worship with folk harp and hammered dulcimer. Sweet & Savory Reception follows the Service.

Bell Choir & Christmas Pageant
Sun., Dec. 18th 10:30am Celebrate the Season with our Youth & Children during worship!

German Christmas Service
Sun., Dec. 18th 3:00pm Held entirely in the German language honoring this European heritage.

Blue Christmas Service
Sun., Dec. 18th 7:00pm For those Seeking Comfort this season. Quiet Carols & Candlelight.
Christmas EVE with Lessons & Carols
Sat., Dec. 24th 10:00pm A Celebration of Christ’s Birth through Anthems, Carols, and Candlelight.

Christmas Sunday Festival Service
Sun.,Dec.25 10:30am Celebrate the Christmas Message with the Nativity Story and Carols.
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Summit Church

845 Summit Ave. (corner of Summit and Victoria)

Join us at Summit Church for our Annual Candlelight Christmas Eve Service. The service is 4-5pm on Saturday, December 24, 2011. We’ll have a meaningful service including Candles, Carols and Communion to honor the birth of our Savior.