12 Days of Christmas: Volunteer for the Polar Express

12 Days of Christmas: Volunteer for the Polar Express

Akron Beacon Journal | By Paula Schleis, November 28, 2017

For a twist on how you normally celebrate Christmas, step inside a classic children’s book and become an elf for a day — a volunteer opportunity you can do on a whim any night between now and Dec. 21.

This is the 24th year for the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad’s Polar Express, which will use more than 500 volunteers to entertain and serve 42,000 riders before its season ends.

The event was sold out long ago, but if you can serve hot chocolate, read stories or simply stand outside at the train depot and build anticipation as the youngsters await Santa’s arrival, there’s a green costume with your name on it.

In that latter role, you don’t even need to sign up in advance.

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Katie Brewer

Katie Brewer