Holidays in the Heights
All events take place at Veterans Memorial Community Center, 8055 Barbara Avenue East.
Holiday Lights Contest! Light up the Heights!: Help spread holiday cheer and win a cash prize. Entries will be judged on overall impact, visual appeal, uniqueness, variety, safety and tidiness. All entries will be placed on a map so that residents (and visitors) can create their own custom holiday lights tour around town. Please note, previous 1st place winners are not eligible for a prize (may still register to be included on map). TO REGISTER, DOWNLOAD FORM OR REGISTER ONLINE HERE
CLICK HERE FOR RULES AND GUIDELINES
Selfie Scavenger Hunt Nov. 22 -Dec. 30: Get your digital camera or smartphones ready for some Holidays in the Heights selfie fun! Selfie scavenger hunt sheets will be posted HERE or available for pickup at Veterans Memorial Community Center. You can submit your entry to firstname.lastname@example.org. Entries must be submitted by Monday, Dec. 18. All entries will be eligible for a random drawing (cash prizes of $100, $75 and $50) and winners will be posted online on Dec. 21
FREE! Tree Lighting Ceremony/Open Swim: Come kick off the holiday season with our official tree lighting at Veterans Memorial Community Center. You are welcome to free swimming in our renovated water park, too!
Thurs. Nov. 30
6-7:30 p.m. (tree lighting is at 6 p.m.)
Holiday VINGO (all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult): So, You like Bingo, you know some Trivia, and you enjoy Music. You simply watch the screens, listen to the music, play along and mark off your board. Get 5 artists in a row (in any direction), or all 4 outside corners - and you win a prize! Vingo is easy to play, exciting game that provides anticipation for the next clip, as players enjoy the best parts of their favorite songs.
Fri. Dec. 8 6-7:30 p.m. Fee: $5/advance; $7/door
Skate with Santa (all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult): Come dressed in red or green and you will get a special holiday prize. Hot beverages and snacks will be provided.
Sat. Dec. 9
Fee: $5 /advance; $7/door
Register by Friday, Dec. 1.
Breakfast with Santa :Santa is coming for breakfast! Families will enjoy a light breakfast, visit with Santa, facepainting, balloon animals, game, selfie booth crafts and more. Bring new or gently used hats and gloves to donate and be entered in a toy raffle.
Sat. Dec. 9
8:30-10 a.m. or 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Fee: $5/advance; $7/door
Holiday Cookies & Canvas: (Ages 6 & up with an adult): Interested in a fun holiday art project with the family? Come for this fun class taught by Cheers Pablo. No painting experience necessary! Everything provided, just come and have fun. We'll be painting a fun reindeer picture. Cookies and beverage provided.
Saturday, Dec. 16
Fee: $5 per person