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PHS Students Hold Holiday Auction, Stella the Trolley Starts Holiday Lights Tours

Five things you should know for today, Dec. 6.

1.) Stella's Holiday Light Tours Start Dec. 14

Stella will be leading her annual Holiday Light Tour this month and she is looking for the best dressed houses to visit. If you think your decorated house has what it takes to be a stop on the tour, sign up by calling (914) 739-5408 or email peekskilltrolleycompany@gmail.com before Dec. 13. Houses on dead end streets, narrow streets or other areas where Stella cannot maneuver easily will, unfortunately, not be able to be included in the tours.

At the start of the first Holiday Light Tour on Friday, Dec. 14, the trolley will stop at the house of last year’s winner of the “Best Dressed House” award, and the decorator will receive the First Place Trophy.


2.) Peekskill High School Student Council Holds Annual Auction
The Peekskill High School Student Council is holding its annual Holiday Auction today at 6:30 p.m., inside the Peekskill High School cafeteria.  Gift cards from local restaurants and shops, holiday items, gift baskets and more will be available.  All proceeds go towards the high school Student Council Scholarship Fund.  A light supper and refreshments will be provided.  Admission is free.

3.) Bean Runner Poetry Project
The Bean Runner Café is hosting a poetry writing workshop tomorrow from 6 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. and an open mic from 7 to 9 p.m. Poets Ibrahim Siddiq and Jamal Spann will lead the workshop. Register at beanrunnercafe.com. Read more here.


4.)Volunteers No Longer Needed for Christmas Party
The Family Resource Center of Peekskill, Inc. said that it has reached the maximum  amount of volunteers needed for its annual Christmas party for the homeless on Dec. 22 at the Kiley Center on 709 Main Street in Peekskill is no longer accepting volunteers at this time.

5.)Learn About Shift Work and Sleep Disorders at the Hudson Valley Hospital Center
Dr. Charles Abate, Director of the Center for Sleep Medicine at Hudson Valley Hospital Center, will discuss sleep disorders and answer your questions. A lack of proper sleep can contribute to other health conditions such as diabetes or high blood pressure. Learn about whether you are a candidate for a sleep study. The event is free and takes place from 7:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. at the Hudson Valley Hospital Center - Wagner Conference Room. Register here. Call (914)734-3794 for more information.

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