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OPHS Jazz Band Presents 'Cookies, Cocoa, Checkmates & The Clauses' on December 12

OPHS Jazz Band Holiday Event FlyerOP Checkmates will jazz up the holidays and set a positive tone this season for families in need.
The jazz band for Orchard Park High School (OPHS) presents “Cookies, Cocoa, Checkmates & The Clauses” on Sunday, December 12 from 10:30 a.m. to noon in the high school commons, located at 4040 Baker Road. Tickets are $25 per person and must be ordered in advance.
The event is a unique fundraiser with all proceeds benefiting local families in need through the purchase of musical toy gifts for the holiday season. In addition to 90 minutes of jazz-style holiday tunes from the OP Checkmates band, each participant will receive a tray of six cookies plus frosting and sprinkles for decoration. The festive event also includes cocoa and an in-person appearance from Mr. and Mrs. Claus. Masks are required indoors per COVID-19 protocols.
To purchase tickets, please contact Scott Bean, OPHS Director of Bands, by e-mail at For a downloadable flyer to promote the event throughout the community, please visit the OPHS Virtual Backpack online at