Twelve Day of Christmas was kicked off with the parade as different activities with Santa and movie night are scheduled through Dec. 10.

"This is a way to promote Alice and end the 12 days of Christmas with local shopping," said Ofelia Hunter, Alice Ambassador president. "Round up the kids and come enjoy some of our activities such as pictures with Santa or drop by our chamber on Sunday for our toy drive to benefit children in our area."

FRI., December 2

•Movies at the Park next to the Alice Chamber of Commerce. Movies begin at 7 p.m. Popcorn and pickle provided by Alice Ambassadors.

SAT., December 3

•Pets with Santa at the Alice Chamber of Commerce 612 E. Main St. at 10 a.m. Bring your pets for a free picture.

SUN., December 4 

•Toy and Food Can Drive hosted by Alice Chamber of Commerce will benefit local children and non-perishable items will be donated to the Alice Food Pantry.

TUES., December 6

•Story Night at the Alice Public Library. Come enjoy good reading time beginning at 6 p.m.

•Adult Holiday Crafting from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Alicia Salinas City of Alice Public Library, 401 E. Third St. Bring any personal photographs or mementos to add to your ornaments.

FRI., December 9

•Pictures with Santa at the Alice Chamber of Commerce 612 E. Main at 6 p.m. Bring your children to visit with Santa. Free goodies to the kids. 

SAT., December 10

•Alice Chamber of Commerce and Alice Ambassadors encourage residents to Shop and visit Alice. Drop by the many shops and businesses in downtown Alice and Shop Local!