You better watch out, you better not cry, you better not pout. Why? Santa Claus is coming — to Santa Monica!

That’s right, Santa will be distributing good cheer and thousands of candy canes as part of the 21st annual Candy Cane Drive this Saturday, Dec. 7.

And he’s not alone. Santa Monica firefighters and police officers will be helping jolly ol’ St. Nicholas as he makes his scheduled stops:

10:30 a.m. — 11 a.m. Douglas Park – California Avenue and 25th Street

11:15 a.m.  — 11:45 a.m. Christine Reed Park – California Avenue and Lincoln Boulevard

12 p.m. — 12:30 p.m. Third Street Promenade and Wilshire Boulevard

1:45 p.m. — 2:15 p.m. Virginia Avenue Park – 2200 Virginia Ave.

2:30 p.m. — 3 p.m. Marine Park – Marine and 17th streets

3:15 p.m. — 3:45 p.m. Clover Park – Ocean Park Boulevard and 25th Street

Children are encouraged to look and listen for the lights and sirens of public safety vehicles and parents are encouraged to bring their cameras.

For more information about the Candy Cane Lane event, call the Santa Monica Police Department, Community Relations Unit at (310)458-8474.

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