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News Release  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 3, 2008
CONTACT: Rudy Rodriguez
Parks and Community Services Department 951.413.3280
rudyr@moval.org

December Holiday Activities for Youth

The Moreno Valley Parks and Community Services Department will host several special holiday activities in December.  On Thursday, December 11, local children can speak to Santa Claus at Santa Live on the local cable TV channel MVTV-3 by telephoning him at 951.413.3059 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.  Santa will listen to the wish lists of callers while also asking holiday trivia questions and awarding prizes to callers with correct answers. 

On Saturday, December 13 from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., Santa will make a special visit to the participants of Breakfast with Santa at the Conference and Recreation Center located on 14075 Frederick Street.  Children 3 to 10 years of age will enjoy a morning of games, crafts, and a special breakfast prepared especially for them.  Resident fee is $6 and the nonresident fee is $16.

Junior Chef’s Holiday Workshop will be held on Tuesday, December 16 at the TownGate Community Center located at 13100 Arbor Park Lane from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  Children 5 to 12 years of age will learn to make fantastic holiday treats.    Recipes and taste tests of treats made during the evening will be available for children to take home.  Resident fee is $8 and $16 for nonresidents. 
 
The final seasonal activity provided by the Moreno Valley Parks and Community Services Department is the Holiday Craft Session on Thursday, December 18 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the TownGate Community Center.  Children 5 to 12 years of age will make several special crafts to give friends and family as gifts. Resident fee is $8 and $16 for nonresidents.

Pre-registration is recommended for Breakfast with Santa, Junior Chef’s Workshop, and the Holiday Craft Session.  For general information regarding all listed holiday activities, please contact the Moreno Valley Parks and Community Services Department at 951.413.3280.