December 2018

CLASSES  in December will include a focus on the UUSC service project “Guest at your Table”.  We’ll also discuss mystery, have some holiday crafting fun, and then say good bye to 2018 in our pajamas.

December 2 – A People of Mystery
December 9 – Holiday Crafting
December 16 – Holiday Crafting
December 23 – A People of Mystery
December 30 – Pajamas and hot chocolate

DECEMBER FAMILY FUN (FOR EVERYONE!) MAYOR’S SPIRIT OF THE HOLIDAYS LIGHTED PARADE – Don’t miss the parade – our Holiday Family Fun event on Friday, December 7 from about 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Everyone is encouraged to participate. We’ll supply LED candles to hold for those riding on the float and for those walking alongside. Lights are important so go ahead and adorn yourself with battery operated lights! We’ll start lining up in the mall parking lot at 5:15 p.m. The parade begins at 5:30 pm, on Poyntz Avenue, travels through downtown Manhattan, and ends at City Park. After the parade, gather in Aggieville’s Triangle Park for the annual tree-lighting ceremony. Contact Molly McGaughey for last minute details: 785-341-9960.

OUR WHOLE LIVES – Our Whole Lives (OWL) classes will be held mid-January through mid-March. OWL is a respected UU sexual education program. Children learn in an accurate and age appropriate way about human development, relationships, personal skills, sexual behavior, sexual health, and society and culture. The core values are self worth, sexual health, responsibility, and justice, and inclusivity. We expect to offer the 4th through 6th grade curriculum. It all depends on interest and class numbers. If you have children within those age ranges and would like to enroll them in OWL, or if you simply have questions about the OWL program, contact Sandy Nelson at dre@uufm.net as soon as possible. Also, there’s a lot of great information at: http://www.uua.org/re/owl.

PARENT NIGHT OUT (Kid Night In) – Friday, December 14 – 6:30-9:30 p.m.
This special Parent Night Out (Kid Night In) is for children from 3 years old – 6th grade PLUS younger kids December only! We watch a movie, have some popcorn, and games and art projects are available. A $5 per child contribution helps us cover expenses. Dinner is not served at Parent Night Out. Please be sure your kids are fed before arriving. REMEMBER: THIS IS AN RSVP EVENT AND SPACE IS LIMITED. Please RSVP to dre@uufm.net ASAP but no later than Thursday, December 13.

Remember: all children must be registered for the 2018-2019 year and registration forms are available on the RE bulletin board at the end of the hallway as well as online at:  2018-19 Registration Form

See you soon,

Sandy Nelson

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