Toys for Tots drive

The Governor William King Lodge is holding a Toys for Tots drive next week and is raising money for the Scarborough Food Pantry.

The event, held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 3 at 649 US Route One, will give kids an opportunity to have their pictures taken with Santa, Dennis the Elf and representatives from the U.S. Marine Corps.

There will also be a bake sale with proceeds to benefit the food pantry.

For more information about the event, go to the group’s Facebook page,, or send an email to [email protected]


Victoria Mansion celebrates

The Victoria Mansion is celebrating the holiday season with tours of its holiday decor beginning Friday and running through Jan. 8.

This year’s theme is “Deck the Halls: The Carols of Christmas.” Each room is decorated based on a Christmas carol such as “Silent Night” and “We Wish You a Merry Christmas.”

The mansion at 109 Danforth St. offers tours from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information, call 772-4841 or go to