Don’t miss your chance to meet Santa and take some awesome pictures with him while enjoying fun activities! This is a great opportunity to enjoy an afternoon of skating, crafts, snacks, and hot chocolate! Be sure to come out to the Ice Arena (406 East Armory Avenue, Champaign) on Saturday, December 19 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. to enjoy this free event. Please contact Joy Sugihara at email@example.com with any questions.
Cookie & Gingerbread House Decorating
Are you ready for festive holiday activities? Come out to the Orchard Downs Community Center (510 W. George Huff Dr., Urbana) on Wednesday, December 23 at 1:00 p.m. to decorate your own cookies and gingerbread house! Cookies and decorating supplies will be provided, as well as hot chocolate to help you stay warm in the cold weather! This is a great event for the whole family in celebration of the winter and holiday season. Please contact Joy Sugihara at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
December Birthday Bingo
Were you born in December? Then we have a party for you! Come join us on Thursday, December 3 at 6:30 p.m. to celebrate all December birthdays in the Orchard Downs Community Center (510 W. George Huff Dr., Urbana). All residents are welcome to come enjoy birthday cake and Bingo! Please contact Joy Sugihara with any questions at email@example.com.
The Sewing Room is open on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the Learning Resource Center (Orchard Downs apartment 2044-A). Sewing machines and other equipment including scissors, pins, measuring tape, and thread are available for residents to use. The Sewing Room monitor is Tyra Brown (email: Tlbrown3@illinois.edu).
Welcome to the World
Babies are a sign of hope and bring much joy to our lives. At Family & Graduate Housing we would like to welcome your newborn to our community with a small gift. This is our way of saying, “Welcome to the World!” If you have recently welcomed a new baby into your family, please contact Brittney Walker at firstname.lastname@example.org or the Family & Graduate Housing office at (217) 333-5656.
Come play and learn with us! Parent-Child Playgroup will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. at the Family Resource Center (1834-A). Caregivers and children age five and under participate in fun and educational activities, such as crafts, music, story time, and snacks. *There will be no Playgroup on Dec 14th, 16th, 23th, 28th, & 30th. For more information contact Brittney at email@example.com.
Want a snack while you study for finals? Stop by the Family & Graduate Housing office (1841 Orchard Place) and pick up a study snack pack during the week of December 14-18 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Happy Finals Week!
Parents’ Day Out
Parents do you need some extra time for holiday shopping, studying, or just want a break? If you so, bring your children to Parents’ Day Out, Tuesday, December 22 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Orchard Downs Community Center. FGH staff is facilitating this program. Registration is required. Register your child at http://goo.gl/forms/BF4uv8qoNU. Space is limited. Snacks will be provided. For more information contact Brittney at firstname.lastname@example.org.