Arrington to host holiday event at Valencia campus

Come party with Santa before the big day!

This Saturday from 3 to 5 p.m., join Osceola County Commissioner District 3 Brandon Arrington for a Party with Santa.

This holiday event will be held at Valencia College Poinciana Campus, 3255 Pleasant Hill Road.

Activities include photo with Santa (bring your own camera), train ride, cookies and refreshments, music and toys. This is an outdoor event. Food, drink and toys available on a first come, first served basis, while supplies last. Children must be present in order to receive a gift.

 The Association of Poinciana Villages will host a Kids Craft Night on the last evening before children go on winter break. Join in on the fun Friday from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Anthony DePalma Center, 395 Marigold Ave.

On Thursday, Jan. 3, Family Night Bingo happens at the Poinciana Community Center. Children ages 5 and up are invited to play and enjoy. The Poinciana Community Center is located at 445 Marigold Ave.

There is no pre-registration required for these events.

 It’s (heated) pool season at the Mary Jane Arrington Aquatic Center, 625 Country Club Lane. If you have an active Community Pool Annual Pass, you qualify for the Winter Splash Pool Special. The cost is $25 and is valid until Feb. 28.

 These are the last few days before Christmas. Stores are packed, traffic congestion is more so than usual. Remember the reason for the season and show patience and kindness. Merry Christmas!