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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

DATE EVENT LOCATION
Dec. 2-4 Christmas in the Park Stephen C. Beachy Central Park
Dec. 4 Jingle Bell Fun Run B/CS Christmas Parade
Dec. 10 Breakfast with Santa Lincoln Recreation Center
Dec. 10 Age of Elegance Banquet Lincoln Recreation Center
Dec. 14 Holiday Open House Southwood Community Center
Dec. 17 Wreaths Across America Aggie Field of Honor


EVENT DETAILS
CHRISTMAS IN THE PARK: DEC. 2-4
*UPDATE* as of Dec. 3 at 3:20 p.m. -- Due to the weather forecast, safety concerns and condition of Stephen C Beachy Central Park, the Parks & Recreation Department has CANCELED all Christmas in the Park activities on Saturday, Dec. 3 and Sunday, Dec. 4. Activities will not be rescheduled.

Guests can still view more than one million lights that decorate Stephen C. Beachy Central Park from 6-11 p.m. each day through New Year’s Day. We ask that all patrons walking through the park in the next couple of days do so with extreme caution. The water levels of the ponds are rising and walking paths are slick and under water.
 
JINGLE BELL FUN RUN: DEC. 4
The College Station Parks & Recreation Department’s 27th Annual Jingle Bell Fun Run is set for Sunday, Dec. 4 at 1:15 p.m. and will be followed by the B/CS Christmas Parade. This two-mile run starts at the corner of University Drive and South College Avenue and ends at the corner of Texas Avenue and Elm.

Register today! Entry fee is $15 before Nov. 18 and $20 between Nov. 19 and 25. Race shirts are guaranteed to participants who register by Nov. 18. Dogs are welcome. The run will not be timed and a shuttle will be available to pick up participants at the end of the route to transport back to the start line.

Participants can register at rectrac.cstx.gov or in-person at the Stephen C. Beachy Central Park, located at 1000 Krenek Tap Road. Packet pick-up will be Nov. 29 from 8 am. to 5 p.m. and Nov. 30-Dec. 1 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, visit cstx.gov/christmas or contact the Parks & Recreation Department at 979.764.3486 or parks@cstx.gov.

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA: DEC. 10
The Lincoln Recreation Center will host its Annual Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Enjoy a free hot breakfast, hosted in collaboration with Pi. Omicron Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Omicron Omega, Brazos Valley Area Alumnae Chapters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and the College Station Police Department.

Activities will include: entertainment, Christmas themed carnival games and more. All participants ages 15 and under will receive a gift from Santa. This event is free and open to the public.

Interested in volunteering? Click here. For more information, call 979.764.3779 or visit cstx.gov/lincolncenter.

AGE OF ELEGANCE BANQUET: DEC. 10
Senior adults are invited to enjoy evening of fun, fashion and fellowship with a showcase of the latest fashion on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the Lincoln Recreation Center. There will be free food, entertainment and door prizes! Interested in modeling? Sign-up by Nov. 30 at Lincoln Recreation Center or email awilliams@cstx.gov.

For more information, call 979.764.3779 or visit cstx.gov/lincolncenter.

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE: DEC. 14
All senior adults are invited to Southwood Community Center on Wednesday, Dec. 14 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. for delicious holiday treats. Browse the information tables highlighting programs offered to seniors. Entertainment, door prizes and special guests, Mr. and Mrs. Claus, available for pictures.

For more details, contact Marci Rodgers at mrodgers@cstx.gov or 979.764.6371.

WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA: DEC. 17
Wreaths Across America will be honoring local, fallen veterans by hosting a wreath-laying ceremony in the Aggie Field of Honor, College Station, Bryan City and Oakwood Cemeteries on Saturday, Dec. 17 at 11 a.m. The wreaths are made from balsam fir and stand for one of seven services: Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, Merchant Marine and POW/MIA. The wreaths are sponsored by public donations and are $15 each.

The deadline to purchase a wreath for the 2016 holiday ceremony is Nov. 29. Purchase a Wreaths Across America wreath at: facebook.com/waacsafoh.


MORE INFORMATION: 979.764.3486 
For more information call 979.764.3486 or visit Stephen C. Beachy Central Park Office, located at 1000 Krenek Tap Road in College Station.

Gerry Logan
Special Events Supervisor
979.764.3408, glogan@cstx.gov

Gabby Salazar
Event Activities Assistant
979.764.3442, gsalazar@cstx.gov

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Last updated: 12/3/2016 3:29:16 PM