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South Suburban's 2018 Holiday Happenings!

South Suburban's 2018 Holiday Happenings!

Nov 16 2018

There are many ways to celebrate the holiday season throughout South Suburban! Skate with Santa, shop for gifts at our holiday arts and crafts show, enjoy holiday ice shows, explore nature at South Platte Park and ring in the New Year at Lone Tree Golf Club & Hotel. 

Breakfast with Santa
Have breakfast with Saint Nick!  Bring the whole family to this event sponsored by the Littleton Rotary.  Enjoy a pancake breakfast and photos with Santa.
Who: Ages 3 months and up
When:  Sat, Dec 1, 2 sittings: 8:30 - 9 am and 9:30 – 10 am
Where: Buck Recreation Center
Price: $4 Resident, $5 Nonresident, $2 under 10 years old, registration required, seating is limited,
https://www.ssprd.org/Catalog/s/39f3abc0-5d3f-47d3-b1ea-fc87052e56e5

32nd Annual Arts & Craft Fair
Shop for homemade gifts for the holidays from more than 70 Colorado artisans.
Who: All
When:  Sat, Dec 1, 2018, 9:30 - 3 pm
Where: Goodson Recreation Center
Price: Free admission, parking and gift wrap
http://www.ssprd.org/News-And-Events/Post/17798/32nd-Annual-Arts-Craft-Fair-features-Unique-Holiday-Gifts

Pottery Guild Sale
Go on a shopping spree of one of a kind handcrafted pottery by South Suburban Pottery Guild. 
Who: All
When:  Mon – Wed, Dec 3 – 5, 2018, 8 am – 8 pm
Where: Goodson Recreation Center
Price: Free admission
https://www.ssprd.org/Catalog/s/8f07bd16-67c7-4c62-a387-e8a4d202daee

Music Together - Jingle Jam
A live, playful, interactive class flowing with songs, dance, chants, and instrumental jam sessions. Tuition includes youth and adult, recordings and materials for you to use at home, a family newsletter and online access to the songs. Three sessions.
Who: Ages 1 month – 5 years for kids and caregivers
When: Mon, Dec 3 – 17, 12 – 12:45 pm
Thu, Dec 06 – 20, 9:30 - 10:15 am and 10:30 – 11:15 am
Where: Lone Tree Recreation Center
Price: $55 Youth Resident, $60 Youth Nonresident, all siblings must register: under 9 months are free and over 9 months are $30.
https://www.ssprd.org/Catalog/s/6a835975-abfd-4a2c-9dd8-587f0782c812

Polar Party
Take part in a series of family friendly activities, such as an obstacle course, crafts and an opportunity to have your picture taken with Santa.
Who:  All ages
When:  Sat, Dec 8, 2018, 9 am – 12 pm
Where: Lone Tree Recreation Center
Price: $5 Resident, $7 Nonresident (prior to event)
https://www.ssprd.org/Catalog/s/54be1052-e135-4418-a4ae-2013f85f7f6c

Little Elves Holiday Workshop
Children will delight in making gifts such as frames, ornaments, ice wreaths and more using materials found in South Platte Park.
Who: Ages 5 - 12
When: Sat, Dec 8, 2018, 10 – 11:30 am and 1 – 2:30 pm
Where: South Platte Park
Price: $10 Youth Resident, $15 Youth Nonresident
https://www.ssprd.org/Catalog/s/4c62a20e-96e5-47ba-b963-a8a03e4c65b7

Golf Customer Appreciation Sale
Is there a golfer on your holiday gift list?  With these great prices, you'll want to stock up on gifts for your favorite golfer. Spin the wheel for additional savings. Enjoy complimentary champagne for ages 21 and up. The Lone Tree Grill will have food and drink specials during the sale.
Who: All Ages 21 and up
When: Thu; Dec 13, 2018, 4 - 7 pm
Where: Lone Tree Golf Club & Hotel
Price: Free admissions

Holiday Ice Shows
South Suburban Parks and Recreation has recruited community members, tots to seniors, to participate in the Holiday Ice Show performances.
Who: All ages
When and Where:
Fri,
Dec 14, 6 pm, South Suburban Ice Arena
Sat, Dec 15, 3:15 pm, South Suburban Ice Arena
Sun, Dec 16, 3:15 pm, Family Sports Ice Arena
Price: Free with canned food donations for the Food Bank of the Rockies
https://www.ssprd.org/Catalog/s/1e82e9d0-0e3a-474f-9bc1-85325bf6ebc0

Skate with Santa
Living at the North Pole, Santa’s become a pretty good skater. In fact, you can skate with him while he’s in town on select dates and times.
Who: All ages
When and Where:
Fri, Dec 14, 7 - 7:45 pm, South Suburban Ice Arena
Sat, Dec 15, 2:15 – 3 pm, South Suburban Ice Arena
Sat, Dec 15, 1 – 1:45 pm, Family Sports Ice Arena
Sun, Dec 16, 2:15 – 3 pm, Family Sports Ice Arena
Price: Public skate admission
https://www.ssprd.org/Catalog/s/1e82e9d0-0e3a-474f-9bc1-85325bf6ebc0

STAR Holiday Party
The South Suburban Therapeutic Adaptive Recreation program holds an afternoon of fun to decorate cookies, make a holiday craft, sing carols and play our STAR version of the white elephant gift exchange.  Make sure to bring a used, wrapped gift for the game. This program is for people with disabilities.
Who: Ages 13 and up
When:  Sat, Dec 15, 2018, 1 – 4 pm (must cancel by Dec 10)
Where: Buck Recreation Center
Price: $35 Resident, $42 Nonresident
https://www.ssprd.org/Catalog/s/19b9514c-6d31-47db-9796-37a0937e2e72

FREE Coffee and Chats – Holiday.
Come enjoy socializing and celebrate with holiday songs and stories and a potluck.
Who: Ages 18 and up
When:  Tue, Dec 18, 11:30 am
Where: Lone Tree Recreation Center
Price: Free
https://www.ssprd.org/Catalog/s/39c20ec9-d6a9-499b-8514-e0802eb3a80c

Handprint Cookie Plate Workshop
Design a one of a kind handprint cookie plate for the holidays.  All pieces will be fired and glazed as a family keepsake of your child.
Who: Ages 5 - 12
When:  Wed, Dec 19, 2018, 4:30 – 5:30 pm
Where: Goodson Recreation Center
Price: $16 Youth Resident, $19 Youth Nonresident
https://www.ssprd.org/Catalog/s/65b07557-de81-4e28-b7f5-72daf831bf9b

Winter Break Day Camp - Club Lone Tree
Kids will enjoy fun activities at winter break day camp,
Who: Ages 5 (completed kindergarten) – 10
When:  Fri, Wed - Fri, Wed, Dec 21, Dec 26 – 28, Jan 2, 7 am – 6 pm
Where:  Lone Tree Recreation Center
Price: $29 Resident, $37 Nonresident, daily
https://www.ssprd.org/Catalog/s/c9025ccd-87dc-4c21-bdc7-daa526ea5339

STAR Adult Holiday Dance
The South Suburban Therapeutic Adaptive Recreation program monthly dance celebrates the festivities of the holidays. This program is for people with disabilities.
Who: Ages 18 and up
When:  Fri, Dec 21, 2018, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Where: Buck Recreation Center
Price: $7 Drop-in

Family Sports Winter Break Adventure Camp
This state-licensed program keeps kids busy with activities such as Eurobungy, ice skating, sports, climbing wall, laser tag and more! Morning and afternoon snacks and lunch included in fee.
Who: Ages 6 - 13
When:  Wed – Fri, Dec 26 – 28, Jan 2 – 4, 7 am – 6 pm
Where: Family Sports Center
Price: $48 Resident, $52 Nonresident, daily in December
Price: $50 Resident, $54 Nonresident, daily in January

Winter Break Camp
Our licensed day camp keeps kids on busy all day with activities such as, games, crafts, swimming, and field trips (on specified days). Afternoon snacks provided.
Who: Ages 5 - 10
When:  Wed – Fri, Dec 26 – 28, 7 am – 6 pm
Where: Goodson Recreation Center
Price: $29 Resident, $37 Nonresident, daily
https://www.ssprd.org/Catalog/s/ae2e462e-823c-41e9-8712-66a01640dede

Nature Camp: Winter Break
Explore winter at South Platte Park. Each day is different as children delight in games, hikes and nature-based activities, including tracking, winter survival and winter ecology. Enroll in one, two or all three days for the most savings.  Dress for outdoor activities. Bring water and a snack.
Who: Ages 6 - 10
When:  Wed – Fri, Dec 26 – 28, 9 am – 12 pm
Where: South Platte Park
Price: $19 Resident, $25 Nonresident, daily or
Package: Wed - Fri, $49 Resident, $65 Nonresident

Winter Break Art Camps
Have fun creating multi-media art projects with winter themes at this 3-day camp. Afternoon snacks provided.
Who: Ages 6 - 13
When: Wed - Fri; Dec 26 – 28, 9 am – 12 pm (ages 6 – 8) or 1 - 4 pm (ages 9 – 13)
Where: Lone Tree Recreation Center 
Price: $60 Resident, $69 Nonresident
https://www.ssprd.org/Catalog/s/51dd6119-099c-4a75-8565-b1b834927ee5

New Year’s Eve Party
Relive the 80s at this lively party with That Eighties Band! Enoy a dinner buffet, and midnight champagne toast and tapas bar, cash bar, giveaways and more.  Hotel accommodations available. 
Who: Ages 18 and over
When:  Mon, Dec 31, 2018, 8 pm – 1 am
Where: Lone Tree Golf Club & Hotel
Price: $125 per person, 10% off groups of 10 or more.
Reserve by calling 303.790.0202. Space is limited

A Hudson Christmas
Explore the beautifully-lighted outdoor gardens throughout Hudson Gardens. 
Who: All Ages
When: Nov. 23,24,30; Dec. 1,2, 7-9, 14-24, 26-31; Hours: 5- 9 p.m.
Where:  The Hudson Gardens Event Center
Price: Adults $10.50; Children ages 4-12, $8