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Holiday Activities for the Whole Family

‘Tis the season to celebrate family and friends! We have a roundup of this holiday season’s family-friendly activities in town. Who said staying indoors had to be boring? From decorating contests to candy cane hunting and more, find it all right here.

The Berwyn Public Library
From seniors to kids to full family activities, the Berwyn Public Library has an event for you.
Virtual Senior Yoga
Join Ann Rinderer of Ahimsa Yoga Studio in Berwyn for this weekly free yoga class specially designed for the over 60 crowd. Yoga is good for the mind and body! Wear comfortable clothes that are easy to move in Tuesday, December 1, 2020 Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Uber Cool Gingerbread Houses
With Chef Michael Niksic, get a comprehensive detailed gingerbread house building video that will open the door to some of the coolest and most fun “builds” you will find! Saturday, December 5, 2020 Time: 2:00pm - 3:20pm
Virtual Snowy Storytime
Ages 3 and up. Registration required. It’s SNOW much fun to read about snow! ¡Es muy divertido leer sobre nieve! Registration is required. Sign up online or by calling at 708-795-8000 x 3088. This program will be presented virtually using Zoom. Monday, December 7, 2020 Time: 10:30am - 11:00am
North Berwyn Park District
If you have a competitive bone in your body, you'll want to participate. Don't forget to write to good ole Santa!
Holiday House Decorating Contest
Is your house visible from outer space? Enter the 2020 Holiday House Decorating Contest for a chance to win and be recognized as the best in the neighborhood! December 17, 2020 Judging begins at 7:00 pm To register call (708)749-4900 Monday-Friday 9:00 am-3:00 pm
Letters to Santa
Send a letter through Santa's Mailbox located at North Berwyn Park District's Community Center 1619 Wesley Ave. Each year, Santa's mailbox is placed for children of all ages to drop off their letters addressed to Santa. From the North Pole, Santa himself will personally answer each letter with a return address!
Santa's Calling
Santa has a special message for your loved one! Whether they have been Naughty, or Nice... Santa can offer words of encouragement! Imagine your loved one’s face when they receive their FREE, personalized phone call from Santa Claus himself! December 18, 2020 Calls will be made from 5:00 - 7:00 pm Registration open 11/23-12/16
Berwyn Park District
Candy Cane Hunt
Saturday, Dec 12 The Berwyn Park District will host their 5th annual Candy Cane Hunt in Proksa Park this December! Get bundled up and come out to find all the candy canes you can in the Winter Wonderland of Proksa Park. Everyone is welcome! Candy Cane Hunt starts at 10AM SHARP!
Gingerbread Scavenger Hunt
Monday, Dec 7 thru Monday, Jan 4 This December the Berwyn Park District gingerbread figures have taken over their parks! Help find them for your chance at a prize! The gingerbread figures will be located at (7) different parks around town beginning Dec 7 thru Jan 4. Winner will be announced Jan 5.
Letters to Santa
Are you asking Santa for that special gift for Christmas? Make sure that Santa receives your letter by Friday, December 11. Special mailboxes are located at Komensky and Piper schools, Proksa, Freedom, Smirz and Hessler parks, as well as throughout the Berwyn Depot District. You can also send in your letter electronically to santa@berwynparks.org and you will receive a physical letter in the mail.
16th Street Theater
Season Debut
Meet playwrights Najla Said, Siena Marilyn Ledger, Todd Logan and Natalie Y. Moore and enjoy excerpts from their plays. December 5th at 4:00 PM
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