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Bay Area First Baptist Church

281-332-2133 • bafbc.org Dec 24 • 3pm, 4:15pm & 6pm • Christmas Eve Service

Bay Area Christian Church

281-480-5683 • bayareacc.net Dec 24 • 6:30pm • Christmas Eve Service

Baybro ok Baptist Church

281-996-1316 • baybrookbaptist.org Dec 24 • 6pm Candlelight Service

Bayshore Baptist Church

281-471-0332 • bayshorebc.org Dec 24 • 6pm • Christmas Eve Service

Clear Lake United Methodist Church

281-488-5110 • clearlakemethodist.org Dec 24 • 4pm • Family Service • 6pm • Contemporary Service • 7pm, 9pm & 11pm • Traditional Services

First Baptist Church of Pasadena

281-991-1232 • fbp.org Dec 24 • 4pm • Christmas Eve Lord’s Supper & Baptism Service

Friendswo od Friends Church

281-482-7821 •friendswoodfriends.org Dec 24 • 6pm & 10pm • Candlelight Service

Gateway Community Church

281-648-5800 •calvaryh.org Dec 24 • 7pm • Christmas Eve Service

281-286-1515 • gateway-community.org Dec 24 • 2pm, 4pm & 6pm • Family Candlelight Service • 11pm Candlelight & Communion Service

Christus Victor Lutheran Church

Gloria Dei Lutheran Church

Calvary Church

281-332-6847 • christusvictor.us Dec 24 • 7pm Candlelight Service

Clear Cre ek Community Church

281-338-5433 • clearcreek.org Dec 24 • Egret Bay Campus • 1pm, 2:30pm, 4pm, & 5:30pm & 7pm Christmas Eve Services • West Campus • 3:30pm & 5pm Christmas Eve Service • Clear Lake Campus • 4pm Christmas Eve Service

Clear Lake Baptist Church

281-488-3767 • go2clbc.org Dec 24 • 5:30pm • Candlelight Service • 7pm • Reunion de Christmas

Clear Lake Church of the Nazarene 281-486-9581 • clearlakenazarene.org Dec 24 • 6:30pm • Music Prelude • 7pm Vesper Service

Clear Lake Presbyterian Church 281-488-6731 • clpc.org Dec 24 • 4pm, 7pm, 9pm & 11pm • Christmas Services

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281-333-4535 • gdlc.org Dec 24 • 10am • Family Worship Service 4:30pm, 5:30pm & 6:30pm • Traditional Worship Services • 5pm & 7pm • Contemporary Candlelight Services • 11:30pm • Christ Mass & Holy Communion

Grace Community Church

713-363-2500 • grace.tv Dec 24 • 4pm & 6pm • Christmas Eve Service

Heritage Park Baptist Church

281-482-4729 • heritagepark.org Dec 24 • 6pm • Candlelight Service

Hope Church

281-488-0900 • hopehouston.org Dec 15 • 9am & 10:30am Home for Christmas Music Program • Dec 24 • 5pm & 6:30pm • Christmas Eve Service

Hope Lutheran Church

281-482-7943 • hope-lutheran.org Dec 8 • 4pm • Children’s Christmas Special • Dec 24 • 5:30pm • Family Worship • 7:30pm & 11pm • Candlelight Service Dec. 25 • 10:30am Christmas Service

House of Prayer Lutheran Church 281-488-4439 • hopelca.org Dec 24 • Christmas Eve Service

Lakeside Lutheran Church

281-316-6200 • lakesidelutheran.org Dec 24 • 7pm • Candlelight Service

League City United Methodist Church

281-332-1557 • lcumc.org Dec 24 • 5pm • Family Christmas Eve Service • 7pm • Christmas Eve Traditional Service • 9pm • Christmas Eve Contemporary Service

Living Word Church of The Bay Area

281-532-9000 • lwcba.org Dec 24 • 5:15pm • Milk & Cookies with Pastor Brad & Jesus • 6pm • Candlelight Service

Lord of Life Lutheran Church

281-482-0481 • lordoflifefriendswood.com Dec 24 • 7pm • Christmas Eve Service Dec 25 • 10am • Christmas Day Service

Seabro ok United Methodist Church 281-326-1970 • seabrookumc.org Dec 24 • Christmas Eve Services

St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church 281-333-3891 • stpaulcatholic.org Dec 24 • 4:30pm • Family Mass 9pm • Spanish Mass • 11:30pm • Carols • 12am • Midnight Mass Dec. 25 • 10am • Christmas Mass

University Baptist Church

281-488-8517 • ubc.org Dec 24 • 5pm • Family Friendly Contemporary Worship Service • 11pm • Traditional Candlelight Lord’s Supper Worship Service

Watershed United Methodist Church

281-938-1440 • thewatershedchurch.com Dec 24 • 5pm • Family Service • 7pm & 9pm • Communion and Candlelight Services

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Parents: Some programs require tickets and/or reservations, always contact event locations to confirm times and requirements. Parents: Some programs require tickets and/or reservations, always contact event locations to confirm times and requirements.

Dec 3, 10 & 17 • Pajama Party with Santa • 6:00pm • Start a new tradition and visit Santa in your pajamas. Bring your child’s favorite stuffed animal, blanket or book Dec 3, 10, 17 & 31 • Toddler and capture a magical and Time • 10:15am & 11:15am • Free tickets are required memorable moment, sure and available at the Kids to be remembered for Information Desk beginning years to come. Bring 30 minutes prior to event. a new unwrapped toy Due to space limitations, only to donate to Toys for one adult is permitted per SpaceCityParent.com Tots. • Baybrook Mall child. • 18-36 Months • Free • baybrookmall.com • Freeman Branch Library • Dec 3, 10, 17 & 31 • Toddler Story Time • 10:15am • 18-36 Months • Free • Pearland Branch Library • bcls.lib.tx.us • 281-652-1677

Dec 1 - Jan 3 • Holiday Camps • 6:00am-6:30pm • Monday, Thursday & Friday Camp 9am-3pm, 9am-Noon or 6am-6:30pm. Let your children have a great time being active in a safe & fun environment while you finish Christmas Prep. Call us today for details!! • 2 yrs. - 14 yrs. • $75-135/child • Lobo Active Learning Center, After school & Gymnastics • lobogymnastics.com • 281-480-5626

an unstructured playtime in the gym. $6 for currently enrolled AcroSports students and $10 for kids not currently enrolled. • 2-5 yrs • AcroSports • acrosports.com • 281-332-4496

Dec 1 - 24 • Santa Photos • Santa Claus is coming to town! Bring your little ones to share their holiday wish list, and get your annual Santa photos. • Baybrook Mall • baybrookmall.com

Dec 2 & 16 • Baby Bounce • 10:30am • Songs and Rhymes • 0-18 Months • Free • Pearland Branch Library hcpl.net • 281-488-1906 • bcls.lib.tx.us • 281-652-1677 Dec 3, 10, 17 & 31 • Preschool Dec 2 • Preschoolers at Play-Let Story Time • 10:30am • 3-6 yrs • It Snow! Let It Snow! • 10:15am Free • Evelyn Meador Branch Library • Dan Brinkman will bring Frost the • hcpl.net • 281-474-9142 Snowman to life. Free tickets will be passed out 15 minutes before each Dec 3, 10, 17 & 31 • Toddler story time and activity. • Free • Helen Story Time • 11:15am • 18-36 Hall Library • leaguecitylibrary.org • Months • Free • Pearland Branch Library 281-554-1111 • bcls.lib.tx.us • 281-652-1677

Dec 2, 9 & 16 • Pet Photos with Santa • 6:00pm • We’ve reserved these special times for your furry friends to visit Santa. Those four-legged family members want to see the big guy in the red suit too. • baybrookmall.com

Dec 1 • Grinch Day! • 2:00pm • Start the countdown to Christmas with the Grinch! Grow your heart three sizes with some ideas for good deeds, hear the story, and celebrate with some snacks! We’ll also have activities and crafts. • Free • Barnes & Noble, Pasadena • barnesandnoble.com • 281-991-8011 Dec 2 • Holiday Craft • 4:30pm • Come create a holiday frame for your Dec 2, 9 & 16 • Preschool Open favorite holiday snapshot! Free tickets Gym • 11:15am • This is a great are required and available at the Kid’s time to let your child experience our gym Information Desk 30 minutes before the environment with no obligation, as well program begins. • 5+ yrs • Free • as a chance for our current students to Freeman Branch Library • hcpl.net • practice skills learned in class & to have 281-488-1906

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Dec 3 & 17 • Toddler Time • 10:10am • 0-3 yrs • Free • Friendswood Public Library • friendswood.lib.tx.us • 281-482-7135

Dec 3 & 10 • Toddler Story Time • 10:15am & 11:00am• Free tickets will be passed out 15 minutes before each story time and activity. • 0-2 yrs • Free • Helen Hall Library • Dec 3, 10, 17 & 31 • Preschool leaguecitylibrary.org • 281-554-1111 Story Time • 1:30pm • Free tickets are required and available at the Kids Dec 3 & 10 • Pajama Story Time Information Desk beginning at 1PM. Due • 6:30pm • Wear your jammies! Free to space limitations, only one adult is tickets will be passed out 15 minutes permitted per child. • 3-5 yrs • Free before each story time and activity. • 2 • Freeman Branch Library • hcpl.net • 1/2-6 yrs • Free • Helen Hall Library 281-488-1906 • leaguecitylibrary.org • 281-554-1111

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Dec 3 • Preschool Story Time • 10:45am Dec 4, 11 & 18 • Preschool Story Time • • 3-6 yrs • Free • Friendswood Public Library • 1:30pm • Free tickets are required and available at friendswood.lib.tx.us • 281-482-7135 the Kids Information Desk beginning at 1PM. Due Dec 3 • First Free Tuesday to the Houston to space limitations, only one adult is permitted per Zoo • 2:00pm -5:00pm • houstonzoo.org • child. • 3-5 yrs • Free • Freeman Branch Library • hcpl.net • 281-488-1906 713-533-6500 Dec 4, 11 & 18 • Baby Time • 10:15am • After the formal portion of the program we will bring out toys for free play. • Free • Evelyn Meador Branch Library • hcpl.net • 281-474-9142 Dec 4, 11 & 18 • Book Babies • 10:15am • Free tickets are required and available at the Kids Information Desk beginning 30 minute prior to event. Due to space limitations, only one adult is permitted per child. • 0-18 Months • Free • Freeman Branch Library • hcpl.net • 281-488-1906

Dec 5, 12, 19 & 26 • Preschool Story Time • 10:30am • 3-5 yrs • Free • Pearland Branch Library • bcls.lib.tx.us • 281-652-1677

Dec 5, 12 & 26 • Family Night • 5:00pm8:00pm • Let Jump N Jungle do the cooking and cleaning for you while your family has a jumping good time. • JumpNJungle Webster • jumpnjungle.com Dec 4 & 11 • Preschool Story Time • • 281-557-0700 10:15am & 11:00am • Free tickets will be passed out 15 minutes before each story time and activity. Dec 5 - 8 • Kids’ Backporch Productions presents Daddy Whiskers and the Orphan • 2 1/2-5 yrs • Free • Helen Hall Library • Christmas & The Velveteen Rabbit • Thurs & leaguecitylibrary.org • 281-554-1111 Fri 7pm and Sat & Sun 3:30pm • $6-$12 • Golden

Dec 4 • Renowned Silhouette Artist at Haute Mommies & Bella Babies • 10:00am-5:00pm • Third Generation Silhouette Artist Karl Johnson will be creating hand cut silhouette portraits by appointment for one day only! • $15-$25 • Haute Mommies & Dec 4, 11 & 18 • Toddler Time • 11:00am • Bella Babies • hautemommiesandbellababies.com • After the formal portion of the program we bring out 281-282-9979 toys for free play. • Free • Evelyn Meador Branch Dec 4 • Toddler Time • 10:10am • 0-3 yrs • Library • hcpl.net • 281-474-9142 Free • Friendswood Public Library • friendswood.lib.tx.us Dec 4, 11 & 18 • Story Time • 11:00am • Free • 281-482-7135 • Barnes & Noble, Baybrook • barnesandnoble.com Dec 4 • Preschool Story Time • 10:45am • 281-554-8224 • 3-6 yrs • Free • Friendswood Public Library • Dec 4, 11 & 18 • Book Babies • 11:15am friendswood.lib.tx.us • 281-482-7135 • Free tickets are required and available at the Kids Information Desk beginning 30 minute prior to event. Dec 4 • Holiday Craft • 6:00pm • Make Due to space limitations, only one adult is permitted Popsicle stick decorations and pipe cleaner finger per child. • 0-18 Months • Free • Freeman Branch puppets. • All Ages • Free • Pearland Branch Library • bcls.lib.tx.us • 281-652-1677 Library • hcpl.net • 281-488-1906

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Dec 5 • Christmas on Main Street Festival • The parade will begin promptly at 5 p.m. It will go from 5th Street to Broadway. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be at 5 Points Town Plaza. • City of LaPorte • ci.la-porte.tx.us • 281-470-7275 Dec 5 • The Festival of Trees • 6:00pm • Features a fashion show, dinner, live and silent auctions, a mystery wine pull and live music by Hollywood musician Mark LeVang and more. • South Shore Harbour Resort & Conference Center • leaguecityholidaymagic.com Dec 5 • Seabrook Christmas Tree Lighting • 7:00pm-9:00pm • Join us for an evening full of holiday cheer, music and fun as we light the Seabrook Christmas Tree. Will include hot chocolate, cookies and an appearance from Santa Claus! • Free • Seabrook City Hall • seabrooktx.gov

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The Fun-Time Calendar Dec 6 - 23 • 14th Annual Christmas Train • Reservations required....must pre-purchase tickets online. Train rides or walking trail with over 300,000 lights sparkle along the 3/4 mile track. Santa’s Workshopphotos with Santa, carolers, food and drinks and more. • Victory Camp at Living Stones Church • thechristmastrain.org • 281-388-2267 Dec 6 - 22 • A Christmas Carol • Fridays & Saturdays 8pm and Sundays 2:30pm • Harbour Playhouse • harbourplayhouse.com • 281-337-7469 Dec 6 - 22 • Brunch with Santa & Charles Dickens “A Christmas Carol” • 12:00pm-5:00pm • Tickets include food and drink, photo with Santa and admission to “A Christmas Carol”. • $25 • Clear Creek Community Theatre, 18091 Upper Bay Rd., Nassau Bay • clearcreekcountrytheatre.org • 281-335-5228 Dec 6 - 15 • Broadway Holiday • Up Stage Arts • upstagearts.com Dec 6 - 8 • 40th Annual Dickens on The Strand • The Strand in Galveston • galvestonhistory.org/dickens_overview.asp Dec 6 - 8 • 16th Annual Holiday in the Park Parade & Festival • The three-day festival includes shopping, food and lots of entertainment, plus real snow in the park! Grand Night Parade, Dec 7 at 6pm, you’ll also want to take part in the holiday movie under the oaks, the children’s costume parade, pet parade and the holiday market and much more! • League Park • holidayinthepark.org

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Dec 6 - 8 • The Nutcracker • Purchase tickets Dec 6 • Parent’s Survival Night • 6:30pm online or call. • $25-$35 • University of Houston Clear • Open to both The Little Gym members and nonLake, Bayou Theatre • bahbt.org • 281-480-1617 members. Register online or call. $25/members, $35/non-members • The Little Gym of Friendswood Dec 6 - 7 • Christmas “Pops” • Christmas • tlgfriendswoodtx.com • 281-482-4242 seasonal favorites. • Gloria Dei Lutheran Church • Dec 7 • Jingle on the Boardwalk • Welcome gdlc.org • 281-333-4535 the season with holiday music, a toy drive, parade, Dec 6 - 7 • 44th Annual Christmas Bazaar Starbucks Cheer Party & more! • Kemah Boardwalk & Luncheon • 9:30am • Handmade gifts and crafts, • kemahboardwalk.com • 281-334-9880 jewelry, pottery, clothing, painted woods & florals. • Mary Queen Catholic Church • maryqueenchurch.org Dec 7 • Little Closets Holiday Open House • Join us in celebrating the Christmas Holiday. We • 281-482-1391x328 will be serving refreshments, wassail tea and have a Dec 6 • Toddler Time • 10:10am • 0-3 yrs • special gift for the children. Customers can draw for Free • Friendswood Public Library • friendswood.lib.tx.us a special discount to be used that day or a future • 281-482-7135 purchase. Bring 3 canned goods for a new toy and get 25% off any one regular priced item! • Little Dec 6 • Annual Holiday Market & Luncheon Closets Boutique & Dancewear • littleclosetsboutique.com • 10:30am-2:00pm • Welcome in the holidays with • 281-482-1657 friends enjoying fabulous vendors to kick-start your holiday gift selections, a silent auction, a live auction, Dec 7 • Breakfast with Santa • 9:00am • a holiday bake sale and The Wonderful vocal talent Enjoy breakfast with Santa as your child will has the of Mickey Hobbs. Lunch will be served at 11:30am. opportunity to sit on Santa’s lap to give him their • Houston-NASA Hilton Hotel • bayareaturningpoint.org wish list and have their picture taken. One free 5x7 photo will be provided, additional photos may be • 281-338-7600 purchased. • Gilruth Center on Space Center Blvd. Dec 6 • Preschool Story Time • 10:45am • starport.jsc.nasa.gov • 281-483-9168 • 3-6 yrs • Free • Friendswood Public Library • Dec 7 • Free Hands-On Workshop • 9:00am friendswood.lib.tx.us • 281-482-7135 • Free • At Your Local Home Depot • homedepot.com Dec 6 • Silhouette Artist • 12:00pm-5:00pm • Call to book your appointment. • Mommie Chic and Dec 7 • This Way to Bethlehem • 9:00am • Me, 501 E. Main, League City • mommiechicandme.com A hands-on Holy Land experience for Kidz. Lunch will be provided. Pre-register by December 3. Registrations • 281-557-0336 accepted December 7 as space allows. • 3 yrsDec 6 • Christmas Tree Lighting • 6:00pm • 5th Grade • Free • Bay Area Christian Church • City of Pasadena • ci.pasadena.tx.us bayareacc.net • 281-480-5683

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The Fun-Time Calendar Dec 7 • 3rd Annual Spirit of Christmas Market • 9:00am • Hotcakes with St. Nicholas from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. $2.00. Children 3 and under are free. Christmas Market from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. with an amazing collection of gifts from local artisans. Children’s games, crafts, face painting, hayrides and more. Will be accepting donations for Marine Toys for Tots and Interfaith Caring Ministries food pantry • Christian Renewal Center • retreatcentercrc.org • 281-337-1312 Dec 7 • Breakfast with Santa • 9:00am • Join us for pancakes and tell Santa what you want for Christmas! • Free • Seabrook Community House • seabrooktx.gov Dec 7 • Tinsel Town Holiday Bazaar • 9:30am • Tinsel Town Holiday Bazaar is a craft show featuring local artists and business owners. Santa Claus will be there to hear children’s wishes and provide parents with photo memories to share with friends and family • Bay Area Community Center • tinseltownbazaar.com • 281-992-4729 Dec 7 • Christmas for Kids • 10:00am-12:00pm • Come hear about the Legend of the Candy Cane, Christmas Tree, and more! Christmas stories, crafts, snacks, & fun. (Parents, you can use this time to go Christmas shopping!) • 3 yr old - 4th grade • FREE • Lord of Life Lutheran Church & School • lordoflifefriendswood.com/home/events • 281-482-0481

Dec 7 • Free Crafts for Kids- Igloo Toss Game • 11:00am-3:00pm • Brrrr...Kids craft this icy igloo and a penguin to match- a silly toss game to keep busy during winter break! • Free • Lakeshore Learning • lakeshorelearning.com • 281-461-6263

Dec 9 • Preschoolers at Play-Art on a Cart • 10:15am-11:15pm • Make a holiday ornament. Drop in program. Free tickets will be passed out 15 minutes before each story time and activity. • Free • Helen Hall Library • leaguecitylibrary.org • 281-554-1111

Dec 7 • Holiday Cards • 11:00am • Make holiday cards to give to family and friends. • Pearland Dec 9 • Santa Visits the Library! • 5:30pm • Bring your camera for this special event. Free tickets Branch Library • bcls.lib.tx.us • 281-652-1677 are required for this event and are available from the Dec 7 • Parent’s Night Out • 6:00pm • Kids Children’s Info Desk 30 minutes before the program will enjoy great fun, pizza, and a movie and parent begins. • All Ages • Free • Freeman Branch Library will enjoy a night out. Pre-registration: $25/first child, • hcpl.net • 281-488-1906 $15/each sibling. Drop-Ins Welcome: $35/first child, $20/each sibling • AcroSports • acrosports.com • Dec 12 - 22 • The Best Christmas Pageant Ever • Pearl Theater • pearl-theater.com • 713-340-2540 281-332-4496 Dec 12 - 15 • The Singing Christmas Tree Dec 8 • Clear Lake Baptist Church Lit 5’x9’ 2013 • $7 • First Baptist Church Pasadena • Cross Unveiling • 10:15am • The service will fbp.org/sct • 281-991-1232 be followed by the Fiesta Market, an international extravaganza featuring foods from around the world, Dec 12 • Rotary Club of Dickinson Christmas primarily Spanish cuisine. • Clear Lake Baptist Church Parade • 7:00pm • City of Dickinson • ci.dickinson.tx.us • clearlakebaptist.org • 281-488-3767 Dec 13 - 15 • The Nutcracker • Purchase Dec 8 • Holiday Shop and Play • 2:00pm4:00pm • Get your holiday shopping done from your favorite vendors while your kids enjoy open gym. Open Gym is $10/first child, $5/ each sibling. Enter to win great raffle prizes! Concessions available for purchase. Benefits AcroSports Boys Team Booster Club. • AcroSports • acrosports.com • 281-332-4496

Dec 7 • League City’s Rotary Club’s Polar Plunge • 10:30am • Take a plunge for polio. • Dec 8 • Holiday Golf Cart Parade • 2:00pm South Shore Harbour Resort & Conference Center • • Benefiting Devereux Texas. • South Shore Harbour leaguecityholidaymagic.com Resort & Conference Center • leaguecityholidaymagic.com

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tickets online or call. • $25-$35 • University of Houston Clear Lake, Bayou Theatre • bahbt.org • 281-480-1617 Dec 13 - 14 • Living Nativity • 7:00pm-9:00pm • Bayshore Baptist Church • bayshorebc.org Dec 13 & 27 • Parent’s Night Out • 6:30pm • Price includes: Jump time, pizza, drinks, fun activities & childcare! Fee: $20 for first child/$18 per sibling • JumpNJungle Webster • jumpnjungle.com • 281-557-0700

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Dec 13 • Canopy Music Concert • 10:30am crafts and cookies. • Free • EA Smith YMCA • • All Ages • Free • Freeman Branch Library • ymcahouston.org hcpl.net • 281-488-1906 Dec 14 • Lowe’s Build and Grow Kids Clinic Dec 13 • Andrew Peterson Presents Behold • 10:00am • Free • At Your Local Lowes Store • the Lamb of God • 7:00pm • $15 • Clear buildandgrow.com Creek Community Church- Egret Bay Campus • Dec 14 • League City Historic Homes Tour • clearcreek.org • 281-338-5433 10:00am-5:00pm • See six historical sites and hear Dec 14 - 16 • Walk Thru Bethlehem • fascinating stories about League City at the turn of 6:00pm-8:30pm • Encounter the Three Kings, a the 20th century. • $13/advance tickets; $15/day wedding feast, live animals, roman soldiers, a bustling of event • City of League City • leaguecityhistory.org marketplace and the Baby in the manger. • $1/ • 281-554-2994

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don’t have an American Girl doll, bring your favorite doll or stuffed animal -- everyone’s welcome! • Free • Barnes & Noble, Pasadena • barnesandnoble.com • 281-991-8011 Dec 14 • Christmas Open House • 11:00am • Heritage Park & Museum • ci.pasadena.tx.us

Dec 14 • 6th Annual Santa in the Park • 3:00pm-8:00pm • Take photos with Santa, snow hill, train rides, hay rides, live entertainment, amusement rides, pet adoption, concert in the park, food & beverage available for purchase, and tree lighting person • Clear Lake United Methodist Church • Dec 14 • Santa’s Wonderland • 10:00am- at 7:30pm. Bring an unwrapped new toy for Blue clearlakemethodist.org • 281-488-5110 4:00pm • Come visit with Santa • The Butler Longhorn Santa provided by Friendswood Police. • Stevenson Museum •leaguecityholidaymagic.com Park • ci.friendswood.tx.us • 281-996-3220 Dec 14 - 15 • An Enchanted Christmas • An original production of Premier Dance Academy. “A Dec 14 • Galveston Railroad Museum Santa Dec 14 • 52nd Annual Christmas Boat Lane tale of two princesses in a spat over a cupcake...” Train • 10:00am-2:00pm • Bring your wish list and Parade • 6:00pm • More than 100 brightly “A devious plan...a sweet ending.” Sat 7pm & Sun visit with Santa and his elves in his workshop! Decorate decorated power and sailboats that will traverse the 3pm • $10 • San Jacinto College South Campus your very own Christmas tree at our craft tables! Play Clear Lake channel from the South Shore Harbour games and shop at the gift shop. Santa Claus will Marina and the Nassau Bay Lagoon to Galveston • premierdanceacademy.net board the train at 11am. • $8 admission for 13 yrs Dec 14 • Christmas in Kemah Dog Parade & up, Train Rides $5 per p • Galveston Railroad Bay. • City of League City • clearlakearea.com & Costume Contest • 1:00am • After the parade Museum • galvestonrrmuseum.com • 409-765-5700 Dec 14 • 27th Annual Christmas Lighted there will be Best Dressed, Trick, and Owner-Dog Parade • 6:00pm • City of Friendswood • Look Alike contests. • Bay Area Pet Adoptions • Dec 14 • Free Crafts for Kids- Festive ci.friendswood.tx.us • 281-996-3220 Frame Ornament • 11:00am-3:00pm • Prepare bayareapetadoptions.org • 281-339-2086 for a picture-perfect holiday season with this picture Dec 15 • Kids Town Christmas • Exciting Dec 14 • Breakfast with Santa & Children’s frame that kids can make as glitzy as they like! • Christmas drama, fun puppet show, and kid friendly Walk with Santa • 8:30am • South Shore Harbour Free • Lakeshore Learning • lakeshorelearning.com praise and worship. Free photo-op available with Resort & Conference Center • leaguecityholidaymagic.com • 281-461-6263 parent escort from 9am-11:30am with Baby Jesus Dec 14 • EA Smith Santa’s Workshop • Dec 14 • American Girl Blowout! • 11:00am or Santa. Showtimes are 9:30am & 11am. • Pre-K 9:00am • We will have Santa join us to take • Bring your dolls for a fun-filled party! We’ll have - 4th Grade • Free • Gateway Community Church pictures with your family. There will be Christmas stories and activities for you and your dolls. If you • gateway-community.org • 281-286-1515

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The Fun-Time Calendar Dec 15 • Celebrate the Wonder: His Promised Arrival • 10:15am • Christmas is the season when we stand amazed before the manger throne of the greatest miracle the earth will ever knowGod’s promised Messiah, Jesus Christ. The power of this stirring spiritual theme is beautifully captured in “Celebrate the Wonder”. The musical will encompass the Sunday morning worship with a special treat for children that attend. • Clear Lake Baptist Church • clearlakebaptist.org • 281-488-3767

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Dec 21 • Preludes Ballet Vignette • A review-style show featuring high energy singing, dancing & ballet. Presented by Royal Academy of Fine Arts. • Kemah Boardwalk • kemahboardwalk.com • 281-334-9880

Dec 30 • Teen Ugly Sweater Party • 3:00pm • Ear an ugly sweater, play games and eat snacks. • 12-18 yrs • Free • Pearland Branch Library • bcls.lib.tx.us • 281-652-1677

Dec 21 • Free Crafts for Kids- Snowy Bear Puppet • 11:00am-3:00pm • Children bring arctic wonders to life- as they make these friendly polar bear puppets with cottony faces! • Free • Lakeshore Learning • lakeshorelearning.com • 281-461-6263

Dec 30 • Bedtime Stories • 6:00pm • Wear your pjs and listen to bedtime stories. • All Ages • Free • Pearland Branch Library • bcls.lib.tx.us • 281-652-1677

Dec 31 • New Year’s Eve Family Celebration Dec 15 • Third Sundays in Nature-Free Dec 23 • Family Movie • 2:00pm • Call for • Ring in the New Year with family fun and fireworks! Admission • 1:00pm-4:00pm • Armand Bayou title and rating. • All Ages • Free • Pearland Branch • Kemah Boardwalk • kemahboardwalk.com • Nature Center • abnc.org • 281-474-2551 Library • bcls.lib.tx.us • 281-652-1677 281-334-9880 Dec 15 • Great Big Story • 5:00pm • Children’s Dec 27 - Jan 4 • Kid’s Holiday Camps • Dec 31 • New Year’s Eve Craft • 2:00pm • choir will present a musical. • Admission is simply 11:00am-1:00pm • 4 different camps. Clay projects, Make noise makers and party hats for celebrating the a finger food to share • Clear Lake Baptist Church painting ceramics, and glass projects. • $15-$35 • New Year. • All Ages • Free • Pearland Branch • clearlakebaptist.org • 281-488-3767 The Ceramic & Pottery Center • ceramicandpottery.com Library • bcls.lib.tx.us • 281-652-1677 Dec 16 - 18 • Gingerbread Houses • 4:30pm • 281-332-4490 • Free tickets are required and available from the Kids Dec 28 • Free Crafts for Kids- New Year’s Info Desk 30 minutes before the program begins. • Party Hat • 11:00am-3:00pm • Ring in the New 3+ yrs • Free • Freeman Branch Library • hcpl.net Year with pizzazz- wearing this glittery handmade hat! • 281-488-1906 • Free • Lakeshore Learning • lakeshorelearning.com Dec 18 • Christmas Play • Calvary Chapel • 281-461-6263 SATURDAY Houston • calvaryh.org • 281-648-5800 Dec 28 • Thank-you Cards • 1:00pm • Make Story Time • 11:00am • Barnes & Noble Baybrook Dec 20 - 21 • Kennedy Dance Theatre thank-you cards to send out for all the great gifts • bn.com • 281-554-8224 presents The Nutcracker • Come experience the received this holiday season. • All Ages • Free • magic of Christmas as this fairy tale comes to life! Pearland Branch Library • bcls.lib.tx.us • 281-652-1677 Train Rides • 11:00am- 2:00pm • Every Saturday December 20th at 7pm and December 21st at 3pm head down to the island, ride the train and take a & 7pm • $15 advance purchase, $20 at the door Dec 30 - 31 • Winter EcoCamp • 8:30am tour of the museum and learn all about the trains • • University of Houston Clear Lake, Bayou Theatre • Armand Bayou Nature Center • abnc.org • Galveston Railroad Museum • 2602 Santa Fe Place • kennedydance.com • 281-480-8441 281-474-2551 • galvestonrrmuseum.com • 409-765-5700

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