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December 16, 2015
Six-year-old Avery Ross and her four-year-old brother, A.J., chat with Santa Claus (a.k.a. Dan Sabin) Friday evening at the popular, annual Play and Learn School Holiday Activity Fair. “We were happy with the number of organizations that came out to help,” said coordinator Sally Kading. “We had a great turnout.” About 130 youngsters attended the event. (Shannon Geisen / Enterprise)
Oodles of holiday fun at PALS activity fair
December 16, 2015 - 11:58am
Community Christmas Dinner co-chairs Dennis Anderson and Lynn Spilman, along with Anderson’s daughter Lori Cannon, right, who is being trained to possibly take over organizing the event, are preparing for a large turnout at the 27th annual event held Christmas Day at the Park Rapids American Legion. (Kevin Cederstrom / Enterprise)
Christmas dinner volunteers prepare for big turnout
December 16, 2015 - 11:52am
December 9, 2015
Jennifer Brown is grateful for local programs like Celebrating Chirstmas and Toys for Tots  which help her provide Christmas gifts to her 5-year-old Austin. (Kevin Cederstrom / Enterprise)
Christmas toy collection programs looking for support
December 9, 2015 - 9:26am
December 2, 2015
The Community Christmas Tree shines brightly as revelers keep warm around a fire Friday during the annual Heart of the Holidays Yuletide Sampler and Community Tree Lighting in downtown Park Rapids. (Kevin Cederstrom / Enterprise)
Tree lighting draws large, festive crowd
December 2, 2015 - 10:55am
November 25, 2015
The Community Christmas Tree, a 40-foot balsam, was installed Sunday downtown on Main in preparation for Friday’s tree lighting celebration. Festivities begin at 5 p.m. with the tree lighting at 6 p.m. (Kevin Cederstrom / Enterprise)
Community Christmas Tree in place on Main
November 25, 2015 - 9:17am
November 18, 2015
Annual tree lighting to kick off 'Heart of the Holidays'
November 18, 2015 - 8:23am
January 8, 2015
Park Rapids American Legion Auxiliary volunteer Lynn Spilman, left, presents a check for $3,060 to Salvation Army coordinator Lori Longworth. (Photo by Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Legion Christmas dinner raises $3,000 for Salvation Army
January 8, 2015 - 9:20am
November 27, 2013
Volunteers carefully hang decorations and lights on this year’s donated Christmas tree on Main Avenue in downtown Park Rapids. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)
Christmas Tree Lighting is Friday
November 27, 2013 - 9:25am
December 29, 2012
Bob Landrigan serves desserts to Emmett Anderson, at left, and Ernest Anderson.
Hundreds served at annual Community Christmas Dinner
December 29, 2012 - 11:00am
December 28, 2011
Early crowds lined up all the way around the Park Rapids American Legion's large dining hall and out the back door into the parking lot. They filled the room, used all table space and set up even more chairs around the tables. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Community Christmas Dinner feeds 550 on a beautiful day
December 28, 2011 - 1:00pm
December 17, 2011
Long lines of Christmas diners flowed through the Park Rapids American Legion last year for the holiday feast. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Planning under way for Community Christmas Dinner
December 17, 2011 - 1:00pm
December 7, 2011
Emma Henderson, 6 months, was a bit skeptical of the funny looking fellow with the goofy beard (Terry Morris, a.k.a. Santa) at this season's early childhood activity fair. (Jean Ruzicka / Enterprise)
A jolly good time for all
December 7, 2011 - 1:00pm
December 19, 2009
Holiday choir concert
December 19, 2009 - 1:00pm
December 5, 2009
The 50-voice Classic Chorale will perform the annual Christmas Concert "A Ceremony of Carols" Friday through Sunday. (Submitted photo)
Classic Chorale to perform annual Christmas concert
December 5, 2009 - 1:00pm
As a part of the Meals-on-Wheels program, Roman Horejsi, left, delivers a lunch meal to Tom Stetzler at his Park Rapids apartment. (Riham Feshir / Enterprise)
Meals-on-Wheels program faces deficit
December 5, 2009 - 1:00pm