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In light of the cancellation of the annual Christmas in Tecumseh and Santa Parade event, the Tecumseh Recreation Department has put together a variety of activities to brighten the holidays. The Town of Tecumseh invites residents to get in the holiday spirit with its modified Christmas in Tecumseh activities.

Scheduled activities include a variety of virtual, in-person, and independent programs. All in-person programming will be conducted following provincial and local public health guidelines, including maintaining physical distancing and wearing of face masks. For program details including program times and registration fees, visit www.TecumsehRec.ca or call the Tecumseh Parks and Recreation Department at (519) 735-4756.

“With the cancellation of our Christmas in Tecumseh and Santa Parade, we still wanted to help our residents get in the spirit of the holidays,” said Gary McNamara, Mayor of Tecumseh. “Our Recreation Department has planned a number of activities that residents can enjoy while following public health guidelines.”

Program

Date

Details

Virtual Visit with Santa

November 20 & 21

27 & 28

 

Direct from the North Pole, children will enjoy a 10-minute scheduled virtual visit with Santa. Advanced registration is required. Please visit www.TecumsehRec.ca to register.

Ink Painting Class

Nov 28 & Dec 1

Join local artist Marian Drouillard for a holiday inspired tile painting class. Marian will guide you through the creative process as you create your own holiday ornament to bring home. Advanced registration is required. Please visit www.TecumsehRec.ca to register.

Holiday Lights Tour

Nov 30 - Dec 21

Residents who decorate their property for the season are encouraged to submit their location to be added to the Holiday Lights Tour Map that will inform residents of where to see decorative light displays. It is a great way to celebrate the season while following public health guidelines. Please visit www.Tecumseh.ca/holidaylights to participate.

Scavenger Hunt

Dec 1-20

A FREE and FUN activity fun for the whole family. Tecumseh Parks and Recreation will be posting clues on Facebook. Complete the challenges for a chance to win some holiday prizes. Like our page to join the fun www.Facebook.com/TecumsehRecreationServices

Adult Craft Class

Dec  2

Registered participants will learn how to make a beautiful holiday picture frame wreath to hang in their home. All materials and supplies will be provided. Please visit www.TecumsehRec.ca to participate.

Colouring Contest

Dec 4-7

Children are encouraged to show their creativity by submitting a colouring contest sheet for a chance to win some holiday prizes. All contest sheets will be placed on display in the Town. Please visit https://www.tecumseh.ca/en/things-to-do/things-to-do.aspx for the colouring sheet.

Cookie Decorating Class

Dec 5 & 6

A fun activity for parent & child to enjoy together. Registrants will receive adozen delicious shortbread cookies with all the supplies required to decorate unique treats. Advanced registration is required. Please visit www.TecumsehRec.ca to register.

Gingerbread House Decorating Class

Dec 11 & 12

A fun activity for the whole family. Registrants will be provided with all the icing and treats to decorate a delicious gingerbread house. Advanced registration is required. Please visit www.TecumsehRec.ca to register.

Parent & Child Craft Class

Dec 13

Kids will learn how to make a charming snowman canvas holiday ornament with their parent. All materials and supplies will be provided. Adavanced registration is required. Please visit www.TecumsehRec.ca to register.

 

Media Contacts:

Paul Anthony, Director Parks & Recreation Services, 519-735-4756 Ext. 423                                                     

Kerri Rice, Manager Recreation Programs and Events, 519-735-4756 Ext. 421