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‘Mini’ fests mark Provo torch run

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"Mini" celebrations intended to give Provo residents a chance to meet as neighbors will be a focal point around the Olympic torch run as it wends its way through the city on Tuesday, Feb. 5.

Celebrations will be held at the following locations:

Pioneer Park-Franklin Neighborhood. The celebration will begin at 6 p.m. and will include performances from the elementary school classes, a demonstration by the school jump rope team and flag waving. Hot chocolate and other goodies will be available for purchase.

Historic County Courthouse-Maeser Neighborhood. The neighborhood event begins at 6:45 p.m. with the Maeser Elementary School Choir performing. The school PTA/Student Council will be selling Hot Chocolate and cider for 25 cents.

Provo Library at Academy Square-Joaquin Neighborhood. A pep rally will begin at 7:30 p.m. The Library grounds will be glowing with light from hundreds of luminarias . School choirs will perform and there will be balloons for everyone.

North Park-Timp, North Park and Dixon Neighborhoods. Beginning at 7 p.m. there will be food, fun and a program featuring Timp Elementary school singers, Dixon Middle School performers and the Utah Valley Mass Choir. Free Hot Chocolate will be served.

For more information about the neighborhood gatherings call Kena Mathews at 801-375-5820 ex. 103.