comp:000049183ad5:000000023d:5016 Put on your camo because it is time to hunt the elusive Candy Cane on Saturday! new

The Byron Park District is kicking off the winter season with a community wide Candy Cane Hunt on Saturday, December 15! Prizes will be awarded to the children that find the special canes in their designated age group division! Age divisions: Under 3 yrs old, 4 - 6 yrs old and 7 - 10 yrs old.

Hot chocolate and cookies will be provided for all who attend. Santa will be available for photos with children from 11:30 am 12:30 pm. Those who bring a minimum of 3 can goods for the food drive will receive one raffle ticket for a drawing to win a Byron Park District $100 gift certificate to be used for memberships or programs. (Only ONE ticket per household permitted). Drawing will be held Monday, December 17, 2012. Winner will be notified.

Can goods will be donated to People Helping People in Byron to benefit the surrounding six townships. Everyone is encouraged to bring more than 3 can goods!

The fun starts at 11am and is located at the Byron CUSD Sports Complex behind the High School, at 696 North Colfax Street in Byron. For more information, please call 815-234-8435 or visit