December Programs – Cape Girardeau Parks and Recreation

For more information on the following programs occurring during December, contact the City of Cape Girardeau Parks and Recreation Department office at 573-339-6340.

Christmas Gift Workshop
Thursday, Dec. 1
5:30-6:30 p.m.
Osage Centre
$8 residents, $9 non-residents
Children ages 5-10 can make a gift for someone special! Bring a photo of your child’s special person(s), and Parks and Recreation provides all other needed materials. Registration required by Nov. 28

Merry Christmas to All
Wednesday, Dec. 7
5:30-6:30 p.m.
Osage Centre
$2 residents, $3 non-residents
Help spread joy to all! Children ages 5-12 make a card for their parents, and another card that we will send to a senior citizen at a selected nursing home. Registration required by Dec. 5.

Christmas Happenings
Wednesday, Dec. 14
10-11:15 a.m.
Osage Centre
$8 residents, $10 non-residents
Special morning for parents and toddlers, ages 2-4, to celebrate the holidays with crafts, games, snacks, and more!

Cookies for Santa
Wednesday, Dec. 14
5:30-7 p.m.
A. C. Brase Arena
$10 residents, $11 non-residents
Children ages 3-5 will bake cookies to enjoy and to take home and set by the tree for Santa. Registration required by Dec. 12

Flashlight Candy Cane Hunt
Friday, Dec. 16
6:30-7:30 p.m.
Osage Centre
$3 each pre-registered person, $5 day of event
Did you hear the latest news? A particular someone has left candy canes all over the grounds of Osage Park. Bring your flashlights and help us find them! When you arrive at the Osage Centre you’ll decorate a bag to collect the candy canes. After the hunt we’ll enjoy cookies and hot chocolate. You’ll even get to make a Christmas list for Santa, telling him everything you want for Christmas. Parents must accompany their children; event is for ages 2 and up. Please pre-register by Dec. 15.

Christmas Vacation Day Camp
Tuesday-Friday, Dec. 27-30
8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
A. C. Brase Arena
$66 residents, $72.50 non-residents
This day camp for children ages 6-12 will include baking cookies, playing holiday games, watching classic holiday movies, and much more. Child care available. Registration required by Dec. 16.