The community is asked to bring new, unwrapped gifts for children ages one to 17, cash donations or gift cards to the Toys For Tots to Teens event today.
From 7 to 9 a.m. at Match Eatery at Cascades Casino a drop off zone is open that includes gingerbread decorating, scrumptious pancake stations and hot chocolate. Santa Claus will be there and there will also be festive music to enjoy your breakfast thanks to students from Parkway School and Princess Margaret Secondary.
If you can’t get to the morning event, Santa will be at Canadian Tire for a toy drop from 2 to 6 p.m. to receive your donation along with the Penticton Fire Department and local volunteers. IGA will have their community barbecue fired up and Tim Hortons will have afternoon java ready for you.
The vintage 1957 No. 5 fire engine will roll into the Canadian Tire parking lot at 2:15 p.m.