December 8 & 9: Save the Date for Dinner with Santa and more Winter Holiday Fun in University City


The winter holidays officially kick off the second weekend of December with community events at both Standley Recreation Center and at Doyle Recreation Center.

  • Dinner with Santa & Tree & Menorah Lighting on Friday, December 8, at Standley Recreation Center, 3585 Governor Drive:  The University City Parks Council (UCPC), University City Community Association (UCCA) and Standley Community Recreation Group (CRG) invites the community to a festive, fun-filled evening. Enjoy a hearty pasta boxed dinner from Lorna’s Italian Kitchen ($9 per meal; cash only), musical entertainment, arts & crafts, and an appearance from Santa. Dinner begins at 5:15 p.m.; arts and crafts begin at approximately 5:45 p.m.; the entertainment, Tree and Menorah Lighting begins at 6:30 p.m. For more information, visit:
  • Winter Wonderland on Saturday, December 9, at Doyle Recreation Center, 8175 Regents Road:  The forecast calls for snow in University City! Winter Wonderland is a fun-filled family event at the Doyle Park Recreation Center in support of the Doyle Elementary PTA. Winter Wonderland features a real snow play-area with 4 tons of snow, international food pop-ups, a bounce house, arts & craft stations, family photo opportunities, live DJs, and so much more. Seating will be limited, so families may want to bring a blanket for the field. Doyle Elementary’s Winter Wonderland will take place on the afternoon of Saturday, December 9th from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. Admission is just $5 for adults and $2 for children. Tickets will be available at the event and in advance at:


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