Lots of fun for the family
After a fantastic start to the Festive Season, the Town of St. Marys will continue to celebrate with a variety of December activities for the whole family.
The St. Marys Museum Annual Christmas Open House will take place Sunday, December 3. This free event will feature music, festive treats, children’s crafts, a silent auction, and the grand opening of the Catalogue Christmas exhibit. The River Road Run has also sponsored skating at the Pyramid Centre on the same day from 2:45 to 3:35 p.m.
Free horse drawn wagon rides around the Festive Outdoor Light Display on Milt Dunnell Field return December 16, 17, 23 and 24 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The light display will continue to be lit nightly at dusk until January 8.
Following its sold-out Christmas Luncheon, the Friendship Centre will continue to spread holiday cheer with a Festive Holiday Social on Tuesday, December 19. Attendees will enjoy treats and Christmas Carol Karaoke from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. Admission is by donation.
There will be plenty to occupy youth and families during the holidays at the Pyramid Recreation Centre in late December. The River Road Run has sponsored free skating on December 17 from 2:45 to 3:35 p.m. as well as free swimming on December 28 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
The Youth Centre will be open on December 27, 28 and 29 from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m. It will hold a Christmas themed youth dance for grades 4 to 6 on December 22. Admission to the dance is $5 for Youth Centre members or advanced tickets. Admission for non-members at the door is $8.
The Pyramid Centre will once again host a family New Year’s Eve celebration on December 31. The event will include a disc jockey, prizes, free skating sponsored by Tim Hortons and free swimming sponsored by Scotia Bank from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. A balloon drop will take place at 8:00 p.m.
More holiday happenings including extended public swimming and skating dates can be found at www.townofstmarys.com/celebratetheseason. For details about Pyramid Centre programs contact 519-284-2160.