Oliver Parks and Recreation is celebrating another successful event at the Community Hall. The annual Santa’s Workshop and Pancake Breakfast took place on Saturday November 25th. Participating families enjoyed a range of holiday festivities including gingerbread cookie decorating, ornament making and crafts, musical entertainment, and photos with Santa Claus.
The musical entertainment during the event began with the Oliver Elementary School Choir followed by the Oliver Elementary Handbells Team, both directed by Lori Martine. Finishing up the event, families were treated to the musical talents of Kelan and Laura Harty.
Event organizer, Shauna Isted, as well as the staff at Oliver Parks and Recreation would like to thank their amazing crew of volunteers for making this event possible. Pat Aldridge, Dave Aldridge, Bob Cameron, Neha Chahal, Judy Harvey, Innis Harvey, Cody Isted, Gale Kleckner, Larry Larson, Polly McKay, Cobie Mackey, Linda Magoffin, Dennis Magoffin, Cathy Pidduck, Ron Pidduck, Ingrid Plattmann, Carol Renninger, Jose Rodrigues, Helen Simpson, Vlasta Svehla, Carol Young, Dale Young, members of the Painted Chair, and the Oliver Ambassadors – Aaliyah Chapman, Brooke Tanner, and Abby Teigen. Thank you for all the hard work you have put into setting up and running this holiday event.
Look out for the next event run by Oliver Parks and Recreation. Saturday December 16th will be the Ugly Sweater Christmas Skate at the Oliver Arena. From 6:00PM – 8:00PM, enjoy free skating, hot chocolate, and festive decorations. Prizes will be awarded to the best Christmas sweater. Free skate rentals while supplies last.