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Holiday Activities for Youth

The Moreno Valley Parks & Community Services Department is hosting several special holiday activities. The festivities begin on Monday, December 7, with Santa Live. From 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., children may speak to Santa Claus on local channel MVTV-3 by calling 951.413.3059. In addition to Santa listening to the wish lists of callers, he will be giving out prizes to youth who correctly answer trivia questions about Santa and his friends. This free event is available to children of all ages.

On December 12, both Breakfast with Santa and Snow Day, sponsored by San Manuel Band of Mission Indians and Waste Management, will be held at the Conference & Recreation Center located on 14075 Frederick St. For $8 (resident fee), children 2 to 12 years of age can join Santa from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. for a merry celebration with games, crafts, and a breakfast made especially for them. Then from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., kids will experience a day filled with over 40 tons of snow fun! A $5 fee (resident fee) will provide children ages 12 years and under 45 minutes of access to tons of snow, unlimited games, crafts, and a visit with Santa Claus.

The 2015 holiday events will conclude with two additional activities for youth. The Junior Chef’s Holiday Workshop will be held on Tuesday, December 15, at the TownGate Community Center located at 13100 Arbor Park Lane from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. For $8 (resident fee), children 4 to 12 years of age can make fantastic holiday treats. Recipes and taste tests of treats made during the evening will be available for children to take home.

Additionally, the creative Holiday Craft Session will be held on Thursday, December 17, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the TownGate Community Center. For $8 (resident fee), children 4 to 12 years of age will make several special crafts to give friends and family as gifts.

Pre-registration is recommended for all youth holiday activities, and discounted rates are available when registering for multiple programs. For general information regarding all listed holiday activities, please contact the Moreno Valley Parks & Community Services Department at 951.413.3280.

Upon request, this invitation (news release) will be made available in appropriate alternative formats to persons with disabilities, in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Any person with a disability who requires a modification or accommodation in order to participate in these activities should direct such requests to Guy Pegan, ADA Coordinator, at 951.413.3120 at least 72 hours before the activity. The 72-hour notification will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility and participation in this meeting.

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