Pet Supply Drive December 12th-23rd - Presented by Animal Control Officer Nybo with the Anacortes Police Department To benefit the following local animal organizations: Anacortes Animal Relief Fund (AARF), The Cat’s Meow, Saving Pets One at a Time (SPOT), Humane Society of Skagit Valley. Drop off donations from the wish list or monetary donations the Anacortes Police Department, 1218 24th Street. Questions, Contact Officer Zabrina Nybo (360) 293-4684.
TIME CHANGE – The Anacortes Annual Lions Club Christmas Parade will begin at NOON on Saturday, December 3, 2016. Parade setup begins at 11am and anyone can participate! Lining up on Third Street, between "O" and Commercial Avenue are: floats, vans with passengers, walkers and bicycles. Lining up on Second Street are: horses and horse carriages. Lining up on Third Street, between "N" and "O" Avenues are: fire department and emergency vehicles. Lining up on Commercial Avenue, next to the rope factory are: cars and car club entries. On the day of the parade, participants can find people from the Lions Club who can help you on where to form up, or answer other questions. If there are questions, please call Don Yankacy at 360-770-7194.
Come down to the Chamber (819 Commercial Avenue) to celebrate the lighting of the Community Christmas Tree at 6pm on Friday, December 2, 2016. The Town Crier, Santa Claus, and students from local Anacortes schools will enrich this celebration with performances. Free pictures with Santa after the lighting. Hot cocoa from the Salvation Army.