Wednesday December 7, 2022 | COLWOOD, BC
by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends
A fun holiday season event called ‘Spirit of Giving’ is coming up at the Juan de Fuca Arena and Lacrosse Box this Friday evening, December 9, from 4 pm to 7 pm.
Event entry is *free* and food bank donations are encouraged.
“Join us for the kick-off to Winter Wonderland with free skating, holiday crafts, games, festivities, food trucks, and more!,” say the organizers at West Shore Parks and Recreation (WSPR) which operates the arena and many other facilities and programs at the 1767 Island Highway location in Colwood.
And, don’t forget to pick up your Christmas tree at Santa’s Forest (JDF lacrosse box)!
- 4:30-5:30 PM Family skate
- 6:00-7:00 PM Family skate
- 7:30-8:30 PM Teen skate
- Holiday swag
- Silly rock’n Santas
- Christmas crafty tree ornaments
- Pin the nose on the reindeer
- North Pole ring toss
- Shop for the family Christmas tree
- Free hot chocolate at Santa’s Forest (in the lacrosse box)
- Food trucks
Santa & festive music
About West Shore Parks and Recreation:
West Shore Parks and Recreation (WSPR) owns and operates a number of facilities at 1767 Island Highway, indoors and outdoors.
WSPR is owned by five west shore municipalities: Langford, Colwood, Metchosin, Highlands and View Royal.
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