UPDATE:After coordinating with community officials, the vigil is being moved next door to Oxford Center School. Parking will be available behind the school, in the parking lot between the Grange and school, Oxford Center Firehouse and town hall if needed. Police will be on hand to direct traffic. The public is welcome to bring their own candles and we will have some to hand out as well.
A community vigil in memory of the Newtown shooting victims will be held Saturday night in Oxford.
The vigil wil be held in support of victims of their families beginning at 5 p.m. at the Grange on Oxford Road in between Oxford Center School and the Stephen B. Church Memorial Town Hall.
The Nine Mile Players' Community Holiday Party is postponed. Instead, the town's Board of Selectmen is joining the players in holding the candlelight vigil.
All are welcome and encourge to come together during this tragic time.
Come and celebrate the joy of the season with the Nine Mile Players and the Cast of FOOTLOOSE. This all ages benefit will include a guest appearance by the legendary Santa Claus who will be taking pictures, holiday crafts, games, raffles, a bake sale and more.
Then at 7:00pm, the cast of Footloose will perform some holiday classics and preview our production of Footloose!
When: December 15, 2012 from 5:00pm-8:00pm
Where: The Oxford Grange- 482 Oxford Road, Oxford, CT
Cost: A non perishable food donation (per person) to support the Seymour/Oxford Food Bank.