Valley-Wide Christmas holiday events arrive in December

Families can create gingerbread houses at three Valley-Wide Recreation and Park District events in December. Valley-Wide Recreation and Park District photo
With Santa’s arrival expected soon, Valley-Wide Recreation and Park District is preparing special holiday events at its San Jacinto Regional Park and three community centers beginning Friday, Dec. 6. The most awaited, free, annual Christmas Tree lighting and early Santa visit at the San Jacinto Regional Park, 901 W. Esplanade Ave., will begin at 5:30 p.m. with the tree lighting at about 6 p.m. Following the tree lighting will be a showing of a PG-rated Christmas film and offerings of hot cocoa and cookies. Santa is expected to be there to witness the ceremony and greet the children. Children and parents should wrap up in warm clothes with the winter weather being unpredictable. The holiday fun at the regional park an
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