If you have been downtown the last few days, you may have noticed our DPW crews, who have been busy sprucing things up, putting up the wreaths, and checking the lights in preparation for Home for the Holidays tonight. Come down to the First Baptist Church for dinner at 5 p.m., then head across the street for the lighting of the tree on the City Hall lawn. After that, we will stroll to the YMCA for Santa’s grand appearance at about 6:30. Stick around because our local merchants will be offering holiday treats and special sales, and don’t forget to stop by the Temple Beth Shalom for latkes! The fun continues tomorrow, as the holiday trolleys run from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. The complete schedule is on the Chamber of Commerce website.
This is a green recycle week.
This is a yard waste week. Leaves will be picked up curbside on resident’s regular trash day.
Saturday, December 1st will be Catch All Recycle Day! The following items will be accepted: Televisions and monitors ($7 up to 35 inches – $15.00 for larger than 35 inches), electronics, florescent bulbs, tires, rechargeable batteries, dried latex paint, metal items ($15.00), books, eye glasses, clothing, paper, plastic, cardboard, and yard waste. Bring it all down to the City Yard between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m.
December 4, 6:30 p.m., Neighborhood Meeting for Wards 4 and 6, GAR Room, Memorial Hall
December 7, 10:30-11 a.m., Toddler Time Drop-In Program, Melrose Public Library
December 9, 3 p.m., USAF Band of Liberty Concert, Memorial Hall. Free tickets available at the Mayor’s Office, Milano Senior Center, and Veterans Services Office. You must have a ticket to attend.
December 14, 10 a.m., Kids Club, featuring Kizfun, Memorial Hall
December 3, 7:30 p.m., Board of Aldermen Caucus, 7:30 p.m., Aldermanic Chamber
December 3, 7:45 p.m., Board of Aldermen meeting, Aldermanic Chamber
December 4, 7 p.m., Human Rights Commission, Lower Level Conference Room