City parks hosting program for kids

DOWNEY - Downey's Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a free drop-in program at local parks that starts Dec. 26 and ends Jan. 4.The program is for children ages 6-12 and runs weekdays from 12-5 p.m. Kids will eat lunch with leaders (children bring their own lunches), play group games, sports and make arts and crafts. A special New Year's party is scheduled for Dec. 28. Participating parks include Apollo, Dennis the Menace, Furman, Golden and Rio San Gabriel. Brookshire Park is also participating but with special hours of 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. The program is free but registration is required. Parents can sign-up their children at a park starting at noon on Dec. 26. Parks will be closed on Christmas and New Year's Day and the program will not operate during rainy weather. For more information, call (562) 904-7238.

********** Published: December 13, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 35