Here’s a list of local holiday activities and events throughout the region for kids and families. It will be updated throughout the season.
December 1– St. Brigid RC Church’s annual hayride and caroling. FREE. Meet at church at 6:45, wagons leave at 7pm for caroling through the village and town of Bergen. Pizza, cookies and refreshments after in the church hall. St. Brigid’s is located at 18 Gibson St Bergen.
December 1– Breakfast with Santa at Stokoe Farms. 2 seatings- 9am-10am and 10am-11am. $10/person. http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07e6muf2t2594983e3&llr=iejggpcab
December 2– A Charlie Brown Christmas at Northgate Free Methodist Church. 3:30pm. South Campus- 350 Bank St Rd.
December 4– Santa Claus Story Hour at the Richmond Memorial Library. FREE. Santa is coming to the Richmond Memorial Library. There will be stories, picture taking and merry making! Don’t forget to bring your camera so that you can capture this magical event. Children of all ages are welcomed. Tuesday, December 4th at 6:30 pm. No registration required. http://www.batavialibrary.org/children/children.php
December 8– Breakfast with Santa at GCC. 9am-1pm in the Student Union/Cafeteria. Details TBA.
December 8– Santa’s Workshop at the Gilliam Grant Community Center. (6966 West Beregn Rd Bergen) Pancake breakfast with Santa 9am-11:30am. $2 per person, Kids 5 & under are free. Kids can do their Christmas shopping in secret with the Kid’s Store from 9am-noon. View the Gingerbread House Contest winners as well. Call 494-1621 for more info.
December 14– Donuts with Mrs. Claus at the Gilliam Grant Community Center. 6:30-7:30pm. Enjoy Christmas stories, coloring and a along with a snack. Pre-registration required. Call 494-1621.
December 18– Christmas Cookie Story Time at the Richmond Memorial Library. A Christmas themed story time where children get a cookie to decorate! Children ages 3 years old and up. Tuesday, December 18th at 6:30 pm. Registration is required. http://www.batavialibrary.org/children/children.php
December 20– Holiday Craft Night at the Byron Bergen Public Library. 6:30 pm, come and make a special gift for Mom or Grandma. Registration is required. Call 494-1120.