Santa Monica firefighters and police officers will help Santa distribute good cheer and thousands of candy canes as part of the 15th annual “Candy Cane Drive” Saturday, December 8th.

Everyone is invited to join in the Candy Cane Drive.

Santa’s scheduled stops in Santa Monica are:

10:30Ýto 10:50 a.m. at Douglas Park, California Avenue and 25th Street;

11 to 11:15 a.m. at Christine Reed Park, California Avenue and Lincoln Boulevard;

11:25 to 11:50 a.m. at Third Street Promenade and Wilshire Boulevard;

1:15Ýto 1:30 p.m. at Virginia Avenue Park, 2200 Virginia Ave.;

1:45 to 2 p.m. at Marine Park, Marine Street and 17th Street; and

2:15 to 2:30 p.m. at Clover Park, Ocean Park Boulevard and 25th Street parking lot.

Children should look and listen for the lights and sirens of the public safety vehicles, while parents might want to bring their cameras, organizers suggest.

Information, Santa Monica Police Department community relations office at (310) 458-8474.