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Where we live: Akron/Newstead


A candlelight tour of the Rich-Twinn Octagon House will be held tonight (Sunday, Dec. 6) from 6 to 8 p.m. The house will be decorated for Christmas, and is located at 145 Main St., Akron. The event includes carolers accompanied by the 1870 pump organ, gingerbread, and cider. The cost is $5 for adults, $2 for children ages 6 to 10.

Christmas Around the World will be held at the C. Dee Wright Community Center, 11 Church St., Akron, on Saturday at 7 p.m. The second annual party will feature multi-lingual Christmas carols, sing-alongs, games and a visit from Santa Claus. Refreshments will also be available. Call Walt at 542-4902 for more information.

This week:

• The Newstead Town Planning Board meets at 7:30 p.m. Monday at Town Hall, 5 Clarence Center Road, Akron.

• The Akron Village Board meets at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Village Hall, 21 Main St.