December 15, 2017

Published On December 15, 2017 | By cmcleod | CK Mornings Online, Mornings

1CK MORNINGS is live at Maple City Bakery this morning for the annual fruitcake show.

Fruitcake of all sizes is buy one, get one free along with some other door crasher specials.

This morning, CK MORNINGS and Maple City Bakery are going to raise some money for the Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign. For any donation of $10 you will get a ballot for a chance to win a pair of tickets to see the Leafs and Red Wings tonight in Detroit. The more you donate, the more tickets you’ll get.

Five Things - 2The last Santa Claus Parade of the season in Chatham-Kent is tonight in Thamesville.

Parade begins at 7.

Five Things - 3Some Christmas TV this weekend.

Saturday night on ABC, I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown and on Sunday night a three-hour live production of A Christmas Story beginning at 7 on Fox.

Matthew Broderick will narrate as the grown-up Ralphie Parker.

Five Things - 4The Dalai Lama has launched a mobile app for followers to stay up to date with his travels and teachings.

The 82-year-old Tibetan spiritual leader already has a Twitter account with more than 16 million followers. His free app offers news, videos, photos and information.

This isn’t new, in 2013 the Roman Catholic Church launched the Pope App, which followed the Confession app where users could keep track of their sins.

Five Things - 5Researchers recently found an 18-foot Greenland shark in the North Atlantic that could be 512 years old.

If it’s true, it would be the oldest known living vertebrate in the world. At the very least, they say it’s 272 years old.

By measuring the size of the recent Greenland shark found, researchers suggest the animal could have been born as early as 1505, making it even older than Shakespeare.

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