This weekend's 5 Around Town

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(WCSC) - The weekend is finally here and that means it's time to get up, get out and enjoy some time with your family and friends!

Here are all the details on what you need to know to plan your weekend.

The Stingray's Annual Teddy Bear Toss

The Stingray's annual Teddy Bear Toss is this Sunday afternoon. Bring a new or gently used stuffed animal to Sunday's Stingrays game, and when the Rays score their first goal, throw your stuffed animals onto the ice!  The stuffed animals will be donated to the Salvation Army's Angel Tree program, which helps children who might otherwise not have any presents under the Christmas tree. The Stingrays play against the Atlanta Gladiators at the North Charleston Coliseum at 3:05 p.m. and tickets are $8.00. 

Scuba Claus and Snow Days at the Aquarium

The South Carolina Aquarium is helping you get into the Holiday spirit with some fun and festive exhibits that you don't want to miss. This month
Scuba Claus, a "swimming Santa" will dive in the Great Ocean Tank this weekend on Saturday and Sunday at both 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.
You can also experience the magic of the holiday season with Snow day activities this weekend. Some of the activities include snowman bowling and decorating snowman cookies. Scuba Claus and Snow Days are included with the price of admission.

Holiday Parade of Boats

The holiday parade of boats in Charleston harbor is a sure sign for smooth sailing this holiday. You can watch it from the waterfront or at a viewing party being held at the Charleston maritime center. Tickets to the viewing party are 25 dollars in advance or 30 at the door. There will be food from Swig and Swine and a cash bar. The parade kicks off Saturday at 5 p.m. and will last until 7 p.m.

Summerville and Mt. Pleasant Christmas Parades

This Saturday Summerville and Mt. Pleasant will hold their annual Christmas Parades. Summerville's Christmas Parade is traditionally one of the largest in the state, and features nearly 3,000 participants. The parade is this Sunday at 2 p.m. in downtown Summerville.  After that, head over to Mt. Pleasant's Christmas Parade, which will  feature more than 100 lighted floats. The festivities in Mt. Pleasant kickoff at 5:30 p.m. with the with the lighting of the  Mt Pleasant Christmas Tree and a fireworks display at Moultrie Middle School, followed by the parade.

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