MINT HILL – The town has announced details for Christmas activities that include a tree lighting, 5K and toy drive.
- Santa has heard how good the children of Mint Hill have been and has promised to stop by at the annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at 7 p.m. Nov. 30 at Mint Hill Town Hall. The music of the “Olde Towne Carolers” will be heard throughout the square. The Queens Grant Community School choir will perform. Hot chocolate and cookies from Daphne’s Bakery will be served. Bring a non-gender specific toy to benefit the Mint Hill Police Department’s toy drive.
- The Mint Hill Police Department’s 2nd Annual Jingle all the Way 5K Walk/Run takes place 9 to 11:30 a.m. Dec. 2 at the Mint Hill Veterans Memorial Park. Runners, walkers, joggers and dogs will be dressed in holiday attire. The event benefits the Mint Hill Police Department Volunteer and Explorers programs. Register the day of the event or at https://goo.gl/Ck4Mm4.
- Mint Hill Police Annual Toy Drive through Dec. 1 benefits Pat’s Place. The nonprofit provides guidance to people dealing with abuse investigations. Donate non-gender specific toys ($10-$20), such as puzzles, games and books. Drop toys off at the police department, town hall or the volunteer fire department.