Parks and Recreation Department Holiday Events December 9th - 11th
Friday, December 9, 2016 – Sunday, December 11, 2016
Friday, December 9, 2016 Events:
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!
Asian American Resource Center
8401 Cameron Road
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!
Hancock Recreation Center
811 East 41st Street
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.
O. Henry Museum
409 East 5th Street
Saturday, December 10, 2016 events:
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!
Gustavo “Gus” L. Garcia Recreation Center
1201 E. Rundberg Lane
Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Decorate gingerbread men, Christmas ornaments, wrapping paper and more. All for free!
South Austin Recreation Center
1100 Cumberland Rd.
Sunday, December 11, 2016 events:
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.
Elisabet Ney Museum
304 East 44th Street
Austin, TX 78751