Veronica Weatherly holds her son Tucker for a photo-op with Santa Claus in 2021 as her husband Doug takes a photo. Santa’s Toy and Food Fire Brigade tours Sequim again Dec. 4-7. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Veronica Weatherly holds her son Tucker for a photo-op with Santa Claus in 2021 as her husband Doug takes a photo. Santa’s Toy and Food Fire Brigade tours Sequim again Dec. 4-7. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)

Firefighters to tour Sequim, Port Angeles with Santa

Donations support toy giveaway in Sequim, food banks in both towns

Firefighters in Sequim and Port Angeles will tour neighborhoods with Santa Claus for holiday donations next week.

Santa’s Toy and Food Fire Brigade with Clallam County Fire District 3 will travel across Sequim from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday in an antique fire truck decorated with lights.

Festive music will play as firefighters and volunteers seek new toys and monetary donations for Sequim Community Aid’s Toys for Sequim Kids and monetary donations for Sequim Food Bank.

Toys for Sequim Kids will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Sequim Prairie Grange, 290 Macleay Road,

Here is the Sequim schedule.

• Monday — west of Sequim Avenue in downtown Sequim.

• Tuesday — in downtown Sequim east of Sequim Avenue.

• Wednesday — in Emerald Highlands and Elk Creek Apartments.

• Thursday — in Sunland and Sun Meadows.

In Port Angeles, Operation Candy Cane 2023 will begin Dec. 9 and continue through Dec. 14.

Port Angeles Professional Firefighters Local 656 Volunteer firefighters, along with Santa Claus, will travel the streets of the city on a decorated 1956 Seagrave fire engine beginning at 5:30 p.m. each evening.

Firefighters will hand out candy canes to those who come out to meet them, while collecting cans of food or money for the local food banks.

Here is the Port Angeles schedule.

• Dec. 9 — West of I and M streets.

• Dec. 10 — I and L streets to C streets.

• Dec. 11 — C Street to Lincoln Street.

• Dec. 12 — Chase Street to Chambers Street.

• Dec. 13 — Jones Street to Golf Course Road.

• Dec. 14 — Above Lauridsen Boulevard.

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