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ACT Holiday Celebration

Agencies Coming Together (ACT) plans to host a holiday party on Thursday, Dec. 27 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Parkside Apartment Complex. Children of all ages are welcome for face painting, winter crafts, snow sculptures, hot chocolate, and much more! For more information contact Jessica Moran with Park City Recreation at (435) 615-5414.

Travel Clean carwash fundraiser

Help support McPolin Elementary School’s Parent-Teacher Organization’s only fundraiser for the year by purchasing a car wash card for Travel Clean from a McPolin student (not directly from Travel Clean). Travel Clean is located at 6515 State Route 224 in Park City. The car wash card makes a great last-minute stocking stuffer and proceeds will go toward the teachers and staff at McPolin. Check for a flyer in your child’s backpack. For more information contact McPolin Elementary School at (435) 645-5630 or call Travel Clean at (435) 647-9274.

Start the New Year with a new do

On Wednesday, Jan. 16, from 4 to 6 p.m., Trailside Elementary School is having a hair-cutting party in the cafeteria. The hair will be donated to Locks of Love to make wigs for children. The school is looking for people with hair at least 10 inches long to volunteer. Peter Anthony, from Peter Anthony’s Studio, and stylists from Marc Raymond Salon and Ooh La La Hair Studio will be volunteering their time to cut and style hair. If you would like to participate, please contact Andrea Solum at (435) 659-1848 or .

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Catalina Island Camp

Park City High School would like to send five English Language Learner students to Catalina Island Camp, an island off the coast of California. The camp is an opportunity for ELL students to develop leadership skills, give them an appreciation for the varied geography of the United States and help level the playing field for them academically and socially. An informational meeting about the camp is scheduled for Jan. 8 in the Park City High School library at 2:30 p.m. Get your donation in before the end of the year to receive 2007 tax benefits. For more information, contact Scooter Mastain at (435) 640-9074.