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Holiday Happenings

Montgomery County Recreation Holiday Activities throughout the County and throughout the month!

Santa’s Workshop and Winter Wonderland Festival at Damascus Community Recreation Center

Bring the family and let the children participate in crafts and games while you shop the holiday vendors or pick up new recipes at the cookie swap (bring 6 dozen cookies to participate). Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus before you leave and remember to bring 2 donations of canned goods.

Wednesday, 12/12, 6:30 – 9:00 pm

Call 240-777-6930 for more information.

 

Holiday Night Out and Concert

Enjoy the sounds of the season and sing along if you wish! Bring the family, young and old, to this very special event. Have your picture taken with Santa for $6

Friday, 12/14, 6:00 – 10:00 pm

Long Branch Community Recreation Center

Call 240-777-6965 for more information.

 

Breakfast with Santa

Enjoy a delicious breakfast of eggs, sausage, pastries, and beverages, then make a holiday craft and have your picture taken with Santa.  Cost is $3 for kids ages 3-7 and $5 for ages 8 and up. Photos are available for $5 each.

Saturday, 12/15, 9:00 – 11:00 am

East County Community Recreation Center

Register online at recweb.montgomerycountymd.gov course #345197

Call 240-777-8090 for more information.

 

Holiday Magic and Fun

Holiday Magic Show and Fun

Come Celebrate the Magic of the Holidays with Face Painting, Crafts, Games, and Door Prizes & Treats.

Magic Show begins promptly at 2:00pm

Saturday, 12/15, 12:30pm – 2:30 pm

Ross Boddy Community Recreation Center

Register online at recweb.montgomerycountymd.gov course #348462

Call 240-777-8050 for more information.

 

 Jingle Bell Rock Dance

Dance the night away at this festive event for members of our therapeutic teens and adults ages 15 and older. This annual event is one of our favorites and we have something for everyone. Listen to the DJ spin the latest music, learn to line dance, enjoy delicious snacks and beverages, or just catch up with old friends and celebrate another fantastic year of therapeutic programming and events in Montgomery County.

Saturday, December 15, 7:00 – 10:00 pm

Holiday Park Senior Center

For questions or to register call 240-777-6870.

 

  Cocoa and Crafts

Family Crafts, Cookie Decorating, Hot Cocoa and Snacks. All children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult

Wheaton Neighborhood Recreation Center

Saturday, 12/15, noon – 3pm

Register online at recweb.montgomerycountymd.gov course #349947

For questions or to register call 240-777-8057.

 

Blue Sky Puppet Theater’s The Pigs at the Pole!

In this hilarious, action-packed puppet show Santa puts out a call for help this Christmas because his elves are down with the flu. You can only imagine what happens when the Three Little Pigs respond to the call! Kids will enjoy the remote controlled cars, electric guitars, and vegetarian wolf. Show starts at 2:00 p.m. but there are crafts and refreshments beginning at 1:00 pm.

Saturday, 12/22, 1:00pm (FREE)

Mid County Community Recreation Center

Register online at recweb.montgomerycountymd.gov course #343787

For questions call 240-777-6820.

 

 For Kidz Only

Blue Sky Puppet presents “Rufus the Red-Nosed Raindog”

Arts and Crafts, light dinner served

Friday, 12/14, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm, cost $5

Marilyn J. Praisner Community Recreation Center

Register online at recweb.montgomerycountymd.gov course #346670.

For questions call 240-777-4970.

 

Holiday Magic Show

Experience the High Energy Magic and Comedy, plus Crafts, treats and fun for the entire family. Children grades K-5.

Friday, 12/14, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. Free

Gwendolyn Coffield Community Recreation Center

Register online at recweb.montgomerycountymd.gov course #349740.

For questions call 240-777-4900.

 

 Winter Solstice Luncheon

Entertainment, Catered Buffet

Tuesday, 12/18, 11:30 am – 1:30 pm Cost $5.00 for adults 55+

Potomac Community Recreation Center

Registrations accepted until 12/11 at 2pm.

For questions call 240-777-6960.

 

Holiday Yard Sale & Gift Wrap

Pick up a last minute gift at our $1, $3, $5 yard sale or bring a gift for wrapping.

Monday, 12/17 to Friday, 12/21

Long Branch Senior Center

For questions call 240-777-6975.

 

Jingle Bell Breakfast

Holiday music and delicious continental breakfast of bagels, spreads, juice, veggies, coffee and tea.

Wednesday, 12/19, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm. Free, needs reservation by 12/14

Long Branch Senior Center

For questions call 240-777-6975.

 

 Winter Wonderland

Music Food, Sports Challenges, Prizes, Toy Drive, Inflatable Fun and more. Great for ages 5-12 and family. Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult. Club Friday Members receive a VIP Bag.

Friday, 12/21, 7-9:30 pm

White Oak Community Recreation Center

Register online at recweb.montgomerycountymd.gov course #350349

For questions call 240-777-6940.

 

Winter Glow Jam

Teen Escape Club: free food, raffles, picture booth and more. Glow in the dark section; Wear your white shirt!

Free with donations of toiletries, $2 without. Teens only 13 years and up.

Friday, 12/21, 8 - 10:30 pm

White Oak Community Recreation Center

For questions call 240-777-6940.

 

 Recreation Gift Certificates Make the Perfect Gift for Anyone on Your List

Whether it’s a teacher, a grandmother, or a teenager, everyone loves to try something new. A Gift Certificate for Montgomery County Recreation would give everyone on your list the opportunity to try a new sport, art class, dance class, or more. Help them achieve their fitness goals with a gym or pool membership, or gift them that day trip they always talk about!

Certificates are good for up to one year and can be applied to any program or activity including classes, clinics, trips, and fitness and pool memberships.

Two easy ways to GIFT Recreation:

Pay by Mail: attach a check for the amount you want to purchase along with a note of explanation and mail to 4010 Randolph Road, Silver Spring, MD 20902

Pay in Person: bring a check or credit card and stop into the main office at 4010 Randolph Road, Silver Spring, MD 20902

 

Note about registrations

Wednesday, December 12, Winter 2012 - Session Swim Lesson registration starts at 6:30 am for County residents

Thursday, December 13 Winter 2012 - Swim Lesson registration starts at 6:30 am for Non-County residents.

Thursday, January 10, 2013: Summer 2013 Camps and Summer programs information listed on the RecWeb

Tuesday, January 22, 2013: Summer 2013 Camps & Summer programs Registration starts at 8:30 am

This post is contributed by a community member. The views expressed in this blog are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Patch Media Corporation. Everyone is welcome to submit a post to Patch. If you'd like to post a blog, go here to get started.

Elizabeth Ortega-Lohmeyer December 12, 2012 at 04:09 PM
Swim lessons registration started today
Esther French (Editor) December 12, 2012 at 05:45 PM
Thanks for posting these, Elizabeth!

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