Abington Lions Club accepting registrations until Dec. 8 for Santa Claus visit

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Samuel James, then 6 and Andrew James, 4 at the time, received coloring books, crayons and dental care goodie bags from Santa Claus during a pre-Christmas visit to their home, facilitated by the Abington Lions Club in 2015. - Elizabeth Baumeister file photo | Abington Journal

The Abington Lions Club is sponsoring its annual Santa Claus visit to Abington area children through second grade. Santa will visit homes in Clarks Summit, Clarks Green, Chinchilla, Waverly, Glenburn, Dalton, and Newton areas Dec. 12 through 14 and present children, whose names have been submitted, with a gift.

To register for the free program, parents or guardians must submit the form by Friday, Dec. 8. No forms will be accepted after that date. For more information, visit abingtonlions.org. Registration forms can be completed on the website or mailed to: Abington Lions Club, P.O. Box 273, Clarks Summit, PA, 18411.

Santa asks participants to leave their porch lights on until he completes his visit. For safety, animals should be tied. In the event of snow, clean sidewalks would be appreciated. Santa will make most of the visits between 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. With Santa’s busy schedule, he can not accommodate specific times.

The schedule, along with route codes, which must be listed on the registration form, are as follows:

TUESDAY, DEC. 12

Tues1: All homes reached from Layton Road between Northern Blvd. (Route 6 & 11) and Scott Township line.

Tues2: All homes reached from Shady Lane Road between Northern Blvd. and the Morgan Highway.

Tues3: All homes reached from Lower Edella Road (between Northern Blvd. and Leach Hill Road including Sunnyside from Leach Hill Road and Griffin Pond Road area). All homes reached from Leach Hill and Griffin Pond Road.

Tues4: All homes in East Newton, including N/R Blvd., and West Mountain area. (N/R Blvd. will mark East from West Newton)

Tues5: All homes reached from Forest Acres Drive, Columbus Circle, Country Club Road, Summit Lake Road and Mount Dewey.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 13

Wed1: All homes reached from Upper Fairview, including Mountain Meadows, Laconia to the Justus border.

Wed2: All homes reached from Maggies Road.

Wed3: All homes between State Street and the Morgan Highway that can be reached from Knapp Road, West Grove Street and Winola Road.

Wed4: All homes in the area surrounding the Abington High School, from Winola Road to Gravel Pond Road and Old Turnpike Road.

Wed5: All homes between Oakford Road, and East Grove Stfeet up to and including North Abington Road (up to Glen Oaks C.C.).

Wed6: All homes in West Newton to Ransom boarder, Schultzville, Church Hill Road, Cherry Hill Road areas. All homes reached from Route 307, from CSSH to Newton Township line, Falls Road to Wyoming County line.

THURSDAY, DEC. 14

Thur1: All homes in Weis Market area (between State Street, South Abington Road, East Grove Street and Maple Street).

Thur2: All homes on Upper Edella, White Birch, and Venard roads in the Clarks Summit University area.

Thur3: All homes from State Street at Oakford Road North to Dalton Border, Glenburn and Waverly.

Thur4: All homes across North Abington Road from Glen Oak Country Club, OLP school area. All homes on lower Fairview Road from Abington Road to Squirrel Run, College Park.

Thur5: All homes in Milwaukee and Ransom. All homes in the Agway Store area to the Dalton border, the end of Gravel Pond Road and Old Lackawanna Trail Road.

For questions regarding the coverage area or route codes, contact Dave Jones at 570-586-3034.

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Samuel James, then 6 and Andrew James, 4 at the time, received coloring books, crayons and dental care goodie bags from Santa Claus during a pre-Christmas visit to their home, facilitated by the Abington Lions Club in 2015.
https://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/web1_ABJ-Lions-Santa-file.jpgSamuel James, then 6 and Andrew James, 4 at the time, received coloring books, crayons and dental care goodie bags from Santa Claus during a pre-Christmas visit to their home, facilitated by the Abington Lions Club in 2015. Elizabeth Baumeister file photo | Abington Journal