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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

DATE EVENT LOCATION
Sept. 22 Movies in the Park Wolf Pen Creek Amphitheater
Sept. 23 Mom & Son Jersey Jam Lincoln Recreation Center
Oct. 7 Toddler 2K & Baby Crawl Wolf Pen Creek Park
Oct. 13 Movies in the Park "Hocus Pocus" Lincoln Recreation Center
Oct. 19 Fall Fest American Pavilion
Oct. 19 & 20 Michael Jackson Dance Presentation Lincoln Recreation Center
Oct. 26 Monster's Bash & Haunted House Lincoln Recreation Center
Oct. 31 Trick or Treat at Werewolf Creek Wolf Pen Creek Park
Nov. 8 Operation Christmas Child Lincoln Recreation Center
Nov. 17 Thanksgiving Day Rehearsal Dinner Southwood Community Center
Nov. 17 Movies in the Park Wolf Pen Creek Amphitheater
Dec. 1-3 Christmas in the Park Stephen C. Beachy Central Park
Dec. 3 Jingle Bell Fun Run Before B/CS Christmas Parade
Dec. 9 Breakfast with Santa Lincoln Recreation Center
Dec. 9 Age of Elegance Banquet Lincoln Recreation Center
Dec. 19 Holiday Open House Southwood Community Center


EVENT DETAILS

MOVIES IN THE PARK "THE PRINCESS BRIDE" | SEPT. 22
Bring your blankets, chairs and picnic baskets to the Wolf Pen Creek Amphitheater to enjoy watching a movie on our 32-foot inflatable, high-definition screen. Guests may bring their own refreshments. Coolers must be 48 quarts or smaller. Alcohol and glass containers are not allowed. Pets are welcome.

All Ages •
Free • Fri. • Sept. 22 • 7-10 p.m. • Wolf Pen Creek Amphitheater

MOM & SON JERSEY JAM | SEPT. 23
This event will quickly become a family tradition! Sons and motherly figures are invited to throw on their favorite sports jersey and spend the afternoon playing games, taking pictures in the photo booth and entering to win door prizes. Light refreshments will be available.

All Ages • $10 for motherly figure/child & $5 per additional child • Sat. • Sept. 23 • 4:30-6:30 p.m. • Lincoln Recreation Center

TODDLER 2K & BABY CRAWL • REGISTER BY OCT. 5 | OCT. 7
Crawlers are invited to compete in a 25-yard dash and toddlers in a 2K (1.2 miles). Halloween costumes are encouraged. An adult will be allowed on the track with their participant. There will be separate tracks for each age division. 1st-3rd places will receive medals. Before the races, the whole family is invited to do a free workout at 9 a.m. Other attractions include health and wellness vendors, and children’s activities. Register your child today by visiting rectrac.cstx.gov or call 979.764.3486. Deadline to register is Oct. 5.

Ages 5 & under • $5/child • Sat. • Oct. 7 • 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. •Wolf Pen Creek Park

MOVIES IN THE PARK: “HOCUS POCUS” | OCT. 13
Enjoy watching a movie on our 32-foot inflatable high-definition screen at the W.A. Tarrow Pavilion. Gates open at 6 p.m. and the movie starts at sundown. Guests may bring their own refreshments. Coolers must be 48 quarts or smaller. Alcohol and glass containers are not allowed. Pets are welcome.

All Ages  • Free  • Fri.  • Oct. 13  • 6-10 p.m.  • W.A. Tarrow Pavilion

FALL FEST | OCT. 19
Older adults are invited to enjoy free food, lively music, a cakewalk, door prizes and much more! No registration is required.

Ages 55+ • Free • Thu. • Oct. 19 • 5-7 p.m. • American Pavilion at Veterans Park
& Athletic Complex (3101 Harvey Rd.)

MICHAEL JACKSON “THRILLER” DANCE PRESENTATION | OCT. 19 & 20
Interested in learning the steps to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller”? All ages are invited to learn this classic dance sequence step-by-step by Ray Brooks of POP Entertainment! Participants will show off their dance moves in full costume at the Monster’s Bash on Thursday, Oct. 26. Register today online at rectrac.cstx.gov.

All Ages • $10 • Thu./Fri. • Oct. 19 & 20 • 6:30-7:30 p.m. • Lincoln Recreation Center

MONSTER’S BASH & HAUNTED HOUSE | OCT. 26
Put on your Halloween costume and join the fun and games! Activities will include a haunted house, carnival games, joy jumps and more. Refreshments and candy will be available for children.

All Ages • Free • Thu. • Oct. 26 • 5:30-8 p.m. • Lincoln Recreation Center

TRICK OR TREAT AT WEREWOLF CREEK | OCT. 31
Wolf Pen Creek Park will transform into a five-acre, trick-or-treater’s paradise. Free attractions include candy booths, carnival games, face painting, a petting zoo, joy jumps, live entertainment, a costume contest and much more. Interested in hosting a free candy booth or volunteering? Register before Oct. 20 at cstx.gov/halloween. Space is limited.

All Ages • Free • Tue. • Oct. 31 • 5-10 p.m. • Wolf Pen Creek Park

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD | NOV. 8
Join us as we fill shoeboxes with toys, school supplies and hygiene items for children this holiday season. Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan’s Purse, will deliver the shoeboxes to those living in extreme poverty, or affected by war, disease and natural disaster. Shoeboxes will be provided. To view a complete list of recommended items, visit samaritanspurse.org/occ. For more information about this event, call 979.764.3779 or email awilliams@cstx.gov.

Ages 55+ • Free • Wed.  • Nov. 8 • 10 a.m.-1 p.m. • Lincoln Recreation Center

**NEW** THANKSGIVING DAY REHEARSAL DINNER | NOV. 17
We’re testing our Thanksgiving recipes! Join us as we host a potluck Thanksgiving celebration. Bring a side dish or dessert to share. We will provide the turkey! Reserve your spot by calling 979.764.6351 or email mrodgers@cstx.gov.

Ages 55+ • Free • Fri. • Nov. 17 • 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. • Southwood Community Center

MOVIES IN THE PARK "HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS (2000) | NOV. 17
Bring your blankets, chairs and picnic baskets to the Wolf Pen Creek Amphitheater to enjoy watching a movie on our 32-foot inflatable, high-definition screen. Guests may bring their own refreshments. Coolers must be 48 quarts or smaller. Alcohol and glass containers are not allowed. Pets are welcome.

All Ages •
Free • Fri. • Nov. 17 • 5:30-9 p.m. • Wolf Pen Creek Amphitheater

CHRISTMAS IN THE PARK | DEC. 1-3
The City of College Station’s Christmas in the Park will return to Stephen C. Beachy Central Park Dec. 1-3 from 6-10 p.m. Free activities include old-fashioned hayrides, cookies and hot cocoa, entertainment, inflatables, children activities, real snow slides and photos with Santa. You’re allowed to bring your own camera to take a photo for free or buy a professional photo for $5. Interested in being a volunteer? Register by Nov. 29. For more details, visit cstx.gov/christmas or call 979.764.3486.

All Ages • Free  • Fri.-Sun. • Dec. 1-3 • 6-10 p.m. • Stephen C. Beachy Central Park

JINGLE BELL FUN RUN • REGISTER BY NOV. 19 | DEC. 3
The College Station Parks & Recreation Department’s 28th Annual Jingle Bell Fun Run is set for Sunday, Dec. 3 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.
Registration begins Sept. 5 at rectrac.cstx.gov! Entry fee is $15 before Nov. 19 and $20 between Nov. 20 and 26. Race shirts are guaranteed to participants who register by Nov. 19. 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.

All Ages • $15/person before Nov. 19 & $20/person Nov. 20-29 • Sun. • Dec. 3 • 1:15 p.m. • Corner of University Drive and South College Avenue

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA | DEC. 9
Join Santa for a hot breakfast, hosted in collaboration with Pi. Omicron Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and Omicron Omega Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Other activities include song and dance performances from local youth groups and Christmas-themed carnival games. Ages 15 and under will receive a gift from Santa.

All Ages • Free • Sat. • Dec. 9 • 9 a.m.-12 p.m. • Lincoln Recreation Center

AGE OF ELEGANCE BANQUET | DEC. 9
Enjoy an evening of fashion and fellowship! Refreshments will be provided. Interested in modeling for the fashion show? Email awilliams@cstx.gov or stop by the Lincoln Recreation Center before Nov. 30 to sign up.

Ages 50+ • Free • Sat. • Dec. 9 • 6:30-9:30 p.m. • Lincoln Recreation Center

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE | DEC. 19
You’re invited to enjoy holiday treats, browse information tables highlighting available programs, take photos Mr. and Mrs. Claus and more.

Ages 55+ • Free • Wed. • Dec. 13 • 10 a.m.-12 p.m. • Southwood Community Center


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.

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Last updated: 9/14/2017 12:08:22 PM