ALEX HOUSE: Christmas spirit alive and well at Camp Alexandra

Holiday programs abound at Crescent Beach landmark.

It’s starting to feel a lot like Christmas, and decorations will soon be adorning our newly transformed Longhouse.

This aging facility underwent a 72-hour extreme makeover, with support from Investors Group Financial Services and many other donors, sponsors and volunteers who worked tirelessly to make it happen.

This project has been a journey, and we were amazed and inspired to see how volunteers and neighbours pitched in so willingly, working alongside Investors Group to reach a common goal.

The Longhouse is now a heart-filled, beautiful space for people to gather, grow and build a spirit of community.

Kiwanis Christmas cakes are here.

Stop by the office and get yours before they’re all gone.

Cakes are $20 and every purchase helps to support local Kiwanis community-service projects.

Our youth workers have been busy with a monthly workshop series designed to help youth gain confidence and become more employment ready.

More workshops are coming up and we’re always looking for youth to join us.

Dec 17, ‘Who’s Right is it Anyways?’ or, know your rights as a tenant, and what you can expect as a first-time renter.

Feel free to attend one or all of them. Call 604-538-5060 ext. 26 for details.

Families with children up to age six are invited to our Winter Family Pancake Breakfast and Jingle Bell Walk sing-song Thursday, Dec. 19, 9-11a.m.

Bring friends and family and dress warmly for the walk. Adults $6, children $3.

Tickets must be purchased in advance at the camp office or online at www.alexhouse.net

Call 604-535-0015 ext. 229 for more information.

Join your friends and neighbours in the newly renovated Longhouse Lounge on Dec. 21, 6-10 p.m. to celebrate Solstice.

Bring finger food and your singing voices. Everyone is welcome!

Donni Klassen is a contributor for Alexandra Neighbourhood House. For information on programs/services at Camp Alexandra, call 604-535-0015 or go to www.alexhouse.net

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