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Face-painting, Santa and crafts make White Rock holiday skates special

Skate with Santa, clown around or wear your hockey jersey. It’s all part of the City of White Rock’s Holiday Break Skates from Dec. 21 to Jan. 5 at Centennial Arena.

Centennial Arena at 14600 North Bluff Rd. is featuring Stick ‘n Puck for parents and kids ages 5 to 12 and Family Skates for all ages. Admission is $3.75 a person. Skate and helmet rentals are extra. The Family Skate price is $23, which includes skate and helmet rental for up to five people.
Check out the holiday schedule for something different every day. The arena is closed Dec. 25 and 26.

Dec. 21: Face Paint Skate
Kick off the winter break with an afternoon of skating and face-painting.

Dec. 22: Skate with Santa
Don’t forget to bring your letter for Santa.

Dec. 23: Create an Ornament
Create your own Christmas ornament to take home.

Dec. 24: Skate with Santa
Don’t miss your last chance to give Santa your wish list.

Dec. 27: Holiday Crafts
Create your own necklace or bracelet.

Dec. 28: Clowning around the Holiday
Join Korki the Clown for some clowning around.

Dec. 29: Hockey Night at Centennial
Wear your favorite hockey jersey and be entered into a draw to win Surrey Eagles’ tickets.

Dec. 30: Dinosaur Scavenger Hunt
Look for ancient fossils around the arena for exciting prizes.

Dec. 31: Glow Skate
The lights will be dimmed and glow sticks will be handed out.

Jan. 1: New Year’s Day Skate
Ring in the New Year with a healthy snack.

Jan. 2: Family Caricatures
Corycatures will capture your family in ink.

Jan. 3: Cocoa Skate
Stay warm with a free hot chocolate with admission.

Jan. 4: Face Paint Skate
Seastar Faces will join us for skating and face-painting.

Jan. 5: Under the Sea Scavenger Hunt
Look for sea creatures around the arena for exciting prizes.



Christmas Cheer: Green Screen Christmas Pictures

Monday, December 16    3:00 - 4:30 pm: Muriel Arnason Library presents its annual ‘Christmas Cheer’ event with a festive spirit. Everyone is cordially invited to join the celebration and experience the magic of our green screen: have your picture taken with a Christmas background of your choice. Staff will email you your awesome holiday photo!

Enjoy hot chocolate and cookies while listening to seasonal music from the library’s collection. There will be colouring sheets and crafts for children. Enter the draw to win our special Christmas gift.

This is a free, drop-in program for all ages.
Muriel Arnason Library is located at 20338 – 65 Ave, and the phone number is 604-532-3590.


The market runs weekends, Dec. 6 to 8 and 13 to 15; Fridays from 4 to 9 p.m., Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The market is still in need of volunteers; anyone interested can email

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