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Santa’s Workshop at the Community Center
Wednesday, November 23, 4:30-7:30 pm
Lighting Ceremony 6 pm
Community Center, 233 W. Main St. 

Make-n-Take Crafts  •  Holiday Movie Refreshments  •  Christmas Shopping Start your downtown celebration at the Community Center with free holiday activities for the kids. There will be crafts, refreshments and a holiday movie. Donate a new or gently used bear and be entered into a drawing to win a giant elf bear. Kids can shop for inexpensive holiday gifts for $3 or less at the North Pole Stop-n-Shop, while Mom and Dad shop for handcrafted items at Candy Cane Lane. Don’t miss the light display on the Community Center roof. The lights go on at 6 pm.

Holly Trolley Shopping & Craft Show

Saturday, Nov. 26, 11 am-5 pm
Community Center, 233 W. Main St

The Downtown Development District will sponsor the Holly Trolley Shopping Day, November 26 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.  Downtown shopping will be made easier on this day with free trolley rides along the route.  In conjunction with the Holly Trolley, the Community Center will host a craft show. You can also warm up with some hot beverages from the Mocha Lounge truck and food from the Affine food truck which will be in our parking lot.  We will also be offering a craft class in which you can make a holiday decoration.

We are looking for Craft Show Vendors!  If you are interested, check out the Craft Show Vendor application!

Family Movies

It’s movie time! All features are family- friendly and shown right here at the Community Center. Admission is just $1 and includes popcorn and a beverage (in December it’s hot chocolate and cookies). Adults must be accompanied by at least one child over the age of 3. Call 427-6460 by 4:30 p.m. the day before the movie is being shown to reserve your seat. All movies are rated PG. Show Times: 5:30 p.m.  
November 16 .................. Kung Fu Panda 3 
December 7 ............... Frosty the Snowman
December 15................... Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer  

Show Times: 2:00 p.m.
December 20 ............................ The Grinch
December 22 ............................ Elf

Jan 11, 5:30 pm......................... Finding Dory
Jan 25, 5:30 pm......................... Ice Age: Collision Course
Feb 8, 5:30 pm.......................... The Secret Life of Pets
Feb 22, 5:30 pm........................ Finding Dory

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Book Sale

January 10-12, 8:00 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
Community Center, 233 W. Main St.

Book sales are open to the public and feature hardback books, paperbacks and  DVDs. (Donations are accepted through the Wednesday before the sale.)

 
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Senior Games
 
Compete in over 30 mentally and physically challenging events.  Check out more on the Senior Games link.

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Winter Carnival

A “Winterval” Event
Saturday, January 28, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Community Center, 233 W. Main St.

Beat the winter blahs by bringing the whole family out for snow crafts and activities, ice carving demonstrations and yummy treats to warm you inside and out. If there’s no snow, the fun will move indoors. It’s all FREE! Go to www.fortwayneparks.org and click on the Winter Carnival link to check out the latest schedule of Winterval events. 

 

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