Free holiday activities for everyone in Hope

WinterFest continues with Art Machine drop in sessions

WinterFest in Hope continues over the next week, with Christmas activities for all ages.

On Saturday, December 10, take part in The Art Machine’s Children’s Christmas Craft drop-in from 11 a.m. to noon. There is no charge, and materials are being supplied along with hot chocolate and cookies, too. The Art Machine is at 777 5th Avenue in Hope.

After that, head to the Hope Library to write a letter to Santa. The library will be set up for letter writing from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and the event includes a carol sing-along, stories and snacks. This is presented by Friends of the Library.

Then on December 14, an adult craft drop-in session is being held at The Art Machine, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. There is no charge for this event, and materials will be supplied.

Finally, enjoy a seasonal pantomime next Saturday, December 17 or Sunday, December 18. Mother Goose and the Enchanted Forest will be performed by the Hope Performing Arts Community Theatre at the Legion Hall. Tickets for adults are $8. Children and youth pay $5.

Donations of food and winter clothing will be collected at all events.

For information please contact the Hope & District Arts Council at 604-869-3400 or hopearts@telus.net.

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