Free holiday program for kids

DOWNEY - The city of Downey Community Services Department is offering a free holiday program for children ages 6-12 at several city parks starting next week.The holiday program, which includes group games, lunch with activity leaders, sports, and arts and crafts, starts on Monday, Dec. 19, and goes through Friday, Dec. 30. Parents can drop off children at five park locations, Apollo, Dennis the Menace, Furman, Golden and Rio San Gabriel, from 12 to 5 p.m. on weekdays as long as there is no rainy or inclement weather. At Brookshire Park, activities will operate from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. The program, called "Holiday Haven", is free, but registration is required. Registration can be completed at the parks starting on Monday, Dec. 19 at 12 p.m. For more information, call 904-7238.

********** Published: December 15, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 35