Holiday Party – Everything You Need to Know
Get ready to kick off the winter holiday season on Saturday, November 26 from 10-2! Let’s bring the community together to have some holiday fun and give back!
Santa and Winter Scene Photos: Avoid long lines at the mall and get your holiday photos taken at Adam Beck. Santa will be ready to greet Adam Beck families, so be sure to pack your smile!
- Santa photos from 10:30 to 1:30 ($15) and Winter Scene photos from 10:00 to 10:30 and 1:30 to 2:00 ($15). Photographer and photo station generously donated by Katisha Rasheed, Realtor, Carol Foderick Real Estate Group.
Adam Beck Gives Back
It’s the season for giving and Adam Beck gives back in a BIG WAY.
- Adopt- a-family kickoff – Adam Beck will be sponsoring 3 families and 1 senior this holiday season so be sure to stop by the Adopt-a-Family table to sign up to purchase a gift card and show your support.
- Food and Cash Drive for Centre 55 Foodbank – Please bring canned items or make a cash donation while at the party. The class in each division who brings in the most cans will receive a free phys ed class of their choosing!
- Clothing Drive for New Circles – Clean out your closet and support New Circles Community Services. Bring your gently used clothing to the party to support an amazing community service for newcomers, refugees and others living on low incomes. All clothing welcome (please no soiled, torn or damaged items). Especially appreciated at this time of year are winter items (coats, boots, mitts, gloves, hats, etc).
Start your Holiday shopping at our artisan market. We are thrilled to welcome these local artisans:
- Sweetlegs – Leggings made perfect for every season
- Bee Wise – Beeswax wraps are a reusable and sustainable alternative to plastic wrap and come in lots of pretty designs and colours
- RabNFab – Hand-knitting designer. The See Me Reflect Collection incorporates unique yarn that helps increase visibility at night.
- Stitchharmony – Handmade items including kids aprons, stockings, mitten clips, pouches, tooth fairy pillows, coffee cozies and much more
- Indigenous Art Market – Stained Glass (eagle feathers, dreamcatchers, medicine wheels), Ribbon Skirts and Beaded Earrings.
- Loops of Love Craft Works – Hand sewn baby and kids items
- Beaches Confectionery – Specializes in whipped shortbread cookies, chocolate dipped cookie pops, secret recipe hot chocolate bombs, and more!
- Betty Bakes – Buttery, melt-in-your mouth shortbread cookies – just like grandma used to make
- Caitlyn Kids Jewelry – Cute jewelry for kids
- Just Shut Up and Try It – A local Toronto based business, specializing in organic fermented foods
Activities for Everyone
There is a lot of fun to be had by everyone. Whether you like crafts, sports or sugar, we’ve got you covered!
- Cookie decorating and holiday crafts
- Complimentary pancake breakfast with all the fixings
- Face painting ($3)
- Pick up ball hockey in the parking lot (bring a helmet and stick)
What Holiday Party would be complete without some tunes to get everyone in the spirit!
- Live Holiday music with Ukulele SUP and Uke with Josh
- Adam Beck Choir Holiday Sing Along
In the spirit of the season, please consider giving a couple of hours of your time to flip pancakes, help with Santa photos, play ball hockey or help make arts and crafts. This event can only happen with the help of amazing volunteers. Click here to sign up!
Adam Beck Holiday Party Used Book Sale: Have a stack of books that need a new home? Why not donate them to the used book sale at the Holiday Party? Clean out your closet while at the same time supporting the Centre 55 Foodbank. Click here for all the details.