The Parksville Community and Conference Centre, 132 Jensen Ave East, Parksville. (Mandy Moraes photo)

Parksville Community Centre holds 2020 ‘Drive-through Family Friendly Christmas Celebration’

Event takes place Dec. 5, between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.

If you’re looking for a fun and safe way to enjoy the holiday season, the Parksville Community Centre (PCC) may have something for you.

The PCC will hold a ‘Drive-through Family Friendly Christmas Celebration’ on Dec. 5, between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., in support of the School District 69 (Qualicum Beach) Backpack program.

In a public release, they say trees will be decorated, Santa will be present and “music will fill the air.”

All children that attend get a free hot chocolate with cookies, and the first 150 children get a free “sweet-treat” package.

READ MORE: Parksville Legion, community centre team up to fundraise for Australia

Children who would like to drop off their letters to Santa can do so at the event, and enter the colouring contest where three winners receive a gift card.

The suggested donation per family is $20 cash or a $20 gift card.

All proceeds go to the “All They Want for Christmas” campaign, which provides each registered family with a Christmas hamper containing enough food for the two weeks of the winter break, a gift for every child in the family and a sweatshirt.

— NEWS Staff, submitted

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