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Smile! Time for Pics with Santa!

Making plans for the weekend? Patch has rounded up a list of events and activities going on in and around Oak Forest.

If nothing matters but the weekend, you better plan it out. Patch is here to help by spotlighting some of what's going on Friday, Saturday and Sunday in and around Oak Forest.

Perfect Smiles in Oak Forest, 6056 W. 159th St., is offering a morning of fun with Santa Saturday, Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The team will be taking pictures of each child with Santa. Kids will also create a craft to take home, while enjoying beverages and a sweet treat during visits with Santa.

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Make Christmas Magical for Children in Need: The community is invited to help spread holiday cheer to those in need by participating in the "Toys for Tots" drive. Toys for Tots collects new, unwrapped toys for local children in need. All donated toys should be new in sealed boxes and dropped off unwrapped by Friday, Dec. 13.

Don't Miss Chance to Build a Gingerbread House:
 Want to build your own delectable gingerbread house? Families are invited to join the Oak Forest Park District Dec. 14 for a deliciously fun afternoon of gingerbread house making. The supplies are on the park district—all you need to bring is builders to help create the best gingerbread house ever! 

Refreshments of cookies, hot cocoa and coffee will be available to snack on while everyone is hard at work. Coloring pages and other Christmas activities will be planned for kids after they’ve finished building their houses. Be sure to stop in and register to save your spot by Dec. 9! 

Sign Up Now for Oak Forest Relay for Life 2014
Residents ready to hit the track for a good cause might have to wait to walk—but they can sign up now. Registration is now open for Oak Forest's Relay for Life 2014, to be held Friday, June 20. 

Register for the Oak Forest Fleadh 5K:
 The Fleadh is coming and registration for the 5K, which kicks off at 8:30 a.m. March 8, is already underway. The cost is $30 for pre-registration and $35 for registration the day of the race.

GiGi's Playhouse Seeks Gift Basket Donations: GiGi's Playhouse in Oak Forest is looking for gift basket donations for its Supper with Santa event on Dec. 8.

Check out Oak Forest Patch's Events Calendar to find out what else is going on and to add your own activities to the mix.

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