Sunday, December 23, 2012
Vote in our poll and share your thoughts in the comments.
In the midst of all the holiday hoopla, do you stop every time you find Miracle on 34th Street on television? Between the made-for-TV offerings, the newbies and the annual chestnuts, there are lots of opportunities to get some holiday spirit from the comfort of your couch. Vote in our poll and share your favorites in the comments! Do you need some modern humor, like Elf, or are you hooked on classics like It's a Wonderful Life and White Christmas when it comes to Christmas movies? Which variation of A Christmas Carol has you wishing for roast goose and plum pudding, Alastair Sim's version or Scrooged? Are there TV movies that you remember, even though few do, like The Homecoming (which led to The Waltons series) or The House Without a …
Saturday, December 22, 2012
Lots of sweet treats this time of year. What is the cookie you can't resist?
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Our Patch Elf on the Shelf has gotten hold of our computer and now wants to know what his buddy elves are up to. Share your photos here!
Hi friends! I'm the Patch Elf on the Shelf. Call me Patchy. I've heard about more of my friends hanging around the area lately, and I wondered what they were up to. Could their families post pictures here on Westlake Patch to show me? I'd love to catch up with them. We all go back to Santa on Christmas Eve, but in the meantime, we'll be watching you! Cheers, Patchy the Elf
Friday, November 16, 2012
Play is one of many things to do around town this weekend
This weekend is your last chance to catch Westlake High School's Center State Players in The Wizard of Oz at the Performing Arts Center. Performances are Friday and Saturday evenings, with a Sunday matinee. Enjoy a family-friendly afternoon with the kids at a benefit for the Isaiah Project at Lutheran Home at Concord Reserve at 2 p.m. Saturday. There will be entertainment, an art show, raffles, crafts, caricature drawing, a pizza sale and a bake sale. Help an area family help other parents who have lost a child at Saturday's Abbey Rose Foundation benefit at Westlake Christian Church. There will be live music and entertainment, raffles, a silent auction and more. Get an early does of the Christmas spirit at the Crocker Park Holiday Tree …
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Looking to make some extra money this holiday season?
With the holiday shopping season being measured in weeks now, stores are hiring seasonal help for the rush. Macy's announced Monday that it will be hiring approximately 80,000 seasonal employees. Jobs available include store sales, store operations, customer service in call centers, and working in distribution centers. Many of the positions are part-time, and will require working evenings, weekends or overnight. Seasonal workers may also have a shot at permanent positions, if openings become available, depending on performance during the holiday season. Apply online at MacysJOBS.com. This is about a 2.5 percent increase from the company hiring 78,000 in 2011. “Macy’s traditionally implements one of the most robust holiday hiring programs …