For the third year, children aided by the Farm Share program will have their annual visit from Santa Claus at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 13, at the Civic Pavilion in Kendall Village Center, 8625 SW 124 Ave.
The public is welcome to join the party that will feature Ferguson High School Lady Falconers singing carols and holiday music before a lighted Christmas tree and Hanukkah menorah.
The program will be climaxed by Santa’s arrival with bagfuls of treats and gifts for Florida City Elementary School children. “The first year we had 40 youngsters and last year, 65,” said Michael Rosenberg, KFHA president. “We’re hoping to treat at least 100 this year.”
For last-minute donations, contact the party co-chairs Donna Valls at 305-388- 5657 or by email <firstname.lastname@example.org>; Lina Moss at 305-798-1826 or <email@example.com>; Melinda Iglesias at 305-790-7143 or <firstname.lastname@example.org>. For corporate gifts, contact Rosenberg at 305-439-3571 or by email at <mike@ImagineYourPhotos.com>. For party details, visit <www.kfha.org>.
GREATER KENDALL BUSINESS ASSN. PARTIES TO BACK READ2SUCCEED
Greater Kendall Business Association (GKBA) members will enjoy their annual “Holiday Party” from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Dec. 10 at Best Western Plus-Kendall Hotel & Suites, 8560 SW 124 Ave.
A silent auction will be held during the festivities to benefit the Read2Succeed program begun at Arvida Middle School in West Kendall. Tickets are priced at $15 per person. For details, visit online at <GreaterKendall.com>.
On Dec. 12, from 6-8 p.m., an inaugural GKBA “Holiday Chamber Celebration” hosted by Dadeland Mall will help collect toys for distribution by the Kiwanis Club of Little Havana. For attendance or program details, contact Jose Llorc at 305-665-6227 or by email at <JLlorca@simon.com>.
HOLIDAY HAYRIDES SCHEDULED AT CONTINENTAL PARK, DEC. 14
Hayrides will help neighbors view bestdecorated homes in the annual Continental Park decoration program along with a visit from Santa Claus to highlight the HOA holiday celebration at Dice House on Saturday, Dec. 14.
A holiday movie and songs begin at 7 p.m., followed by award of certificates at 8 p.m. to residents of the best-decorated homes throughout area neighborhoods.
Metro-Dade Parks will offer a winter camp for children at the park pavilion, 10000 SW 82 Ave. with a variety of activities for age groups. Camp will be in session Dec. 23-27 and Dec. 30-Jan. 3.
For information, call 305-274-9666.