• 01 Dec 2018
  • 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Queen Mary Park Hall & Holland Plaza


  • Help create a fun and beautiful experience for community members! Install luminary lights along the path between Queen Mary Park Hall and Holland Plaza. Estimated 2.5 hours before the event starts (2:00 pm - 4:30 pm)
  • Do you like helping to set the stage for an event? Then you might enjoy helping us to decorate the hall festively and setting up tables, music, and crafting stations before the event. From 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm (2 hours).
  • Do you love to cook? Would you like to help feed other community members? In this role, you will make a meat chili and a vegetarian chili for consumption at the hall, which we will keep hot in slow cookers. Ingredients and a recipe will be provided. Estimated 1-2 hours before the event (2:30 pm - 4:30 pm).
  • Act as a crossing guard on 116 St to help community members safely cross the road
  • Help out at Holland Plaza with Santa.
  • Do you like horses? Do you like talking to people and letting them know where to go? In this role, you will help people onto and off of the horse-drawn wagons. One person will be at the hall, one at the south-west corner of Holland Plaza near The Local Omnivore, and one near Cafe Linnea. We will run hot chocolate out to you during the event! Estimated 2 hours, during the event (4:30 pm - 6:30 pm)
  • Help to serve chili, oranges, and serve and make hot chocolate and coffee as needed; estimated 2 hours during the event
  • Do you love living in Queen Mary Park? In this role, you will greet guests to welcome them to our community event, let them know about league memberships. 2 hour shift for the duration of the event (4:30-6:30 pm).
  • Do you like working with children? In this activity, you'll help children do a simple coloring craft at the hall - estimated 2 hours during the event. Older children (~10+) would also be welcome to volunteer for this activity!
  • Do you want to help get all our volunteers organized? In this role you would check in event volunteers as they arrive and help them find their stations. From 4 pm to 7 pm (3 hours).
  • Help us get a head start on cleaning up the hall by washing dishes and helping to tidy the kitchen before the event ends! From 5:30-7:00 pm (1.5 hours)
  • Do you like working outside? Do you like helping get everything organized? In this activity, you'll help to remove fairy lights from the path between the community hall and Holland Plaza, and make sure that the path is clear. This would be a great activity for a family to do together. A wheelbarrow will be provided to help you out! Estimated 1-2 hours.
  • Do you like to help return everything to ship-shape after all the excitement? Then you might want us to help clean up the hall after the event is done. Estimated 1-2 hours (6:30~8:30 pm).
  • Coordinate activities going on between the Queen Mary Park Hall and the different businesses in Holland Plaza
  • To tend a fire pit and feed the fire half way through the path from the Hall to Holland Plaza.

Registration is closed

Come celebrate winter and the holiday season!

This year we are having a combined event, partly located at our community hall like in past years, and partly at the nearby Holland Plaza.

At our hall we will have chili, hot drinks, music, a craft for kids and a festive atmosphere. We will have a horse drawn wagon ride riding back and forth between our hall and Holland Plaza. There, several of the local businesses will have free activities. As well, we will have a cleared and brightly lit path to walk the short distance between our hall and Holland Plaza.

This event is free and we will also have some winter themed draw prizes. We're looking forward to seeing you there - and hope that you can help volunteer for this event!

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