Parks and Recreation Department Holiday Events December 9th - 11th

Dec 7, 2016 - 3:54 pm

 

 

Friday, December 9, 2016 – Sunday, December 11, 2016

 

Friday, December 9, 2016 Events:

 

EXPLORE ASIA HOLIDAY STORYTIME & CRAFTS

Friday, December 9, 2016 - 1:00pm

Enter a winter wonderland of tales with our holiday-themed Storytime and make your own crafts based on the books! Children will be invited to play in the artificial snow afterwards! We will be reading "The Shapes of Eid, According to Me," First Snow," and "Hats for Jizos." FREE event!

Location Information

Asian American Resource Center

8401 Cameron Road

Austin, TX

 

PARENTS NIGHT OUT AT CANDY LAND CASTLE

Friday, December 9, 2016 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm

Parents, bring your young ones to an enchanted Castle where stories and hot coco flow! The Hancock Recreation Center will become a Candyland Castle and those entering the castle may expect cozy stories, tasty treats and fantastic crafts! 

Location Information

Hancock Recreation Center

811 East 41st Street

Austin, TX

 

Whistling Dick’s Christmas Stocking

Friday, December 9, 2016 – 1:00pm

Join the O. Henry Museum for the reading and discussion of “Whistling Dick’s Christmas Stocking”, the first story William Sidney Porter wrote in prison and the first to which he signed his name “O. Henry”.  This story was first published in 1899.  FREE event.

Location Information

O. Henry Museum

409 East 5th Street

Austin, TX

 

Saturday, December 10, 2016 events:

 

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA AT GUS GARCIA REC. CENTER

Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 10:00am

Join Santa for a breakfast of pancakes, sausage, coffee and juice!  Children will be able to make and take home holiday craft projects, and get to visit and take pictures with Santa!  FREE event!

Location Information

Gustavo “Gus” L. Garcia Recreation Center

1201 E. Rundberg Lane

Austin, TX 

 

FAMILY GINGERBREAD WORKSHOP AT SOUTH AUSTIN RECREATION CENTER

Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Decorate gingerbread men, Christmas ornaments, wrapping paper and more.  All for free!

Location Information

South Austin Recreation Center

1100 Cumberland Rd.

Austin, TX

 

Sunday, December 11, 2016 events:

 

HYDE PARK HOLIDAYS PARTY AT ELISABET NEY MUSEUM

Sunday, December 11, 2016 - 6:15pm to 8:00pm

All Hyde Park neighbors & friends are invited to write their wishes for the coming New Year and tie it on our "wish tree".  FREE event.

Location Information

Elisabet Ney Museum

304 East 44th Street

Austin, TX 78751

 

 

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