Monday, December 24, 2012
The North American Aerospace Defense Command has a website that now offers a Santa tracker mobile app to follow the jolly man's magical flight.
They sent him their wish lists, sat on his lap, and left cookies and milk for his arrival. Now the only thing left for children to do is track Santa's progress as he delivers gifts around the world this Christmas Eve. Thanks to the folks behind the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) website, families worldwide can now follow Santa's Christmas journey in real time. The tradition started in 1955 after an advertisement for Sears Roebuck & Co. misprinted a telephone number for a special "Santa hotline." Instead of reaching Kris Kringle, the number put kids through to the Continental Air Defense Command (CONAD) Commander-in-Chief’s operations, according to a description on the NORAD Tracks Santa Facebook page, which has more…
Monday, December 10, 2012
Thanks to a very special U.S. Postal Service program, "Santa" will reply to children who mail him their Christmas wish lists this holiday season.
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Monday, December 10, 2012
Every year, millions of children sit down to make a wish list for Santa, hoping he will make all of their Christmas dreams come true. But what if Santa actually wrote back? The United States Postal Service is now accepting "Letters From Santa," a program that allows any person to play Santa by sending a letter signed by Saint Nick to any child. According to a postal service news release, "The 'Letters From Santa' program helps parents fulfill the dreams of their own children." Instructions to send a letter from Santa: In Roswell, letters to Santa can be dropped off at any post office location, including United States Post Office and U.S. Postal Office Annex. TELL US: Do your children or children in your family plan on writing a letter to …
Friday, December 2, 2011
Stop by historic Roswell to see Santa and enjoy holiday treats!
It's a holly, jolly holiday on in historic Roswell, Alpharetta and Cumming this weekend. Here are some activities the kids might enjoy. Friday, Dec. 2 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. Holiday Open House on Canton Street, including live music, luminaries, Santa and more. Saturday, Dec. 3 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Brunch with Santa at North Forsyth High School will provide a pancake breakfast by Simply Southard for $10. 5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Caroling on Canton Street means that Canton Street will be closed to cars; and boutiques and galleries will be open late for shopping as various groups sing holiday songs. Local businesses will provide coffee, hot chocolate, apple cider and s'mores. Sunday, Dec. 4 4 p.m. A traditional children's nativity in the Alpharetta First …