Alex Reid will present his fifth annual reading of Dylan Thomas' "A Child's Christmas in Wales" at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 24, at Alex's Plaza Restaurant and Bar, 35 N. Main St., Ashland. Reid is the original owner of Alex's.

Alex Reid will present his fifth annual reading of Dylan Thomas' "A Child's Christmas in Wales" at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 24, at Alex's Plaza Restaurant and Bar, 35 N. Main St., Ashland. Reid is the original owner of Alex's.

Welsh writer Thomas recorded the poem in 1952. It is an anecdotal retelling of a Christmas from the perspective of a child and romanticizes Christmases past as nostalgic and simpler times.

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