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County Christmas Tree Lighting, Learn Couponing and More: Five Things Dec. 6

Read these five things to stay on top of local news and get you prepared for the day.

1. County Christmas Tree Lighting

The takes place in front of the Carroll County Office Building tonight at 6 p.m. Commissioners Howard, Shoemaker, Frazier, Rothschild and Roush will be in attendance.

2. Learn Couponing

Karen and Ashley are hosting a program at the Westminster Library to discuss tonight at 7 p.m. Participants will learn about store ads, coupon policies, discuss ad matching, how to receive coupons and free samples and more.

3. Have You Given Back This Holiday Season?

I just dropped off my "Tinker Bell" themed outfit for a young girl through the star program at my church where young children in need have their holiday wishes come true. There are many ways to give back this holiday season. One is through Toys for Tots. There is a drop-off location at the Eldersburg Self Storage where you can bring unwrapped toys for local children. Find more information .

4. Mark Your Calendar For A Historic Colored School Open House

On Saturday, Dec. 10 from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., the Historica Colored School House will offer special programs in honor of the holiday season, including crafts for children to create Victorian tree decorations, pinecone angels, snowflakes, and other simple homemade ornaments of yesteryear. There will also be Holiday music and goodies. Find more information here.

5. Today's Forecast

The National Weather Service calls for an 80 percent chance of rain with a high near 60 degrees. This evening, the rain is expected to continue with the temperature dropping to around 42 degrees.

helenhartt December 06, 2011 at 06:33 AM
Another way I get great coupons is e-mailing the manufacturer directly and telling them how much you enjoy their product. You’d be surprised what they will send you in the mail for some positive feedback. I get "free samples" as well as money saving coupons through Printapons

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