December 2009 Want to know what’s happening at the PCC? Check us out on the web at www.phelpsny.com/phelps-fun/community-center/ and www.myspace.com/phelpscc for the most up to date information. PHELPS COMMUNITY CENTER Thanksgiving Dinner Over 60 people spent this Thanksgiving in the company of friends, family, and neighbors at the annual Phelps Community Thanksgiving Dinner at the Phelps Community Center. Guests feasted on all of the traditional Thanksgiving fixings along with a variety of pies baked by several community members. Every guest left with a door prize as well. Thanks to Ontario ARC and the Garden Hoes for making such beautiful candle center pieces. A special thank you goes out to all of the volunteers who helped put on this great event including Linda Leight, who organized the event. Without all of your help this event would not have been possible. Phelps Christmas Tree Lighting and Celebration Saturday, December 5 • 5:30 p.m. In observance of Christmas and New Year’s Day and to allow our Phelps Community Center staff and volunteers to share the holidays with family and friends, we Come join the festivities on Saturday, December 5 at 5:30. You can par- will be CLOSED: ticipate in the Parade of Lights by entering a float or by supporting your December 24, Christmas Eve, community by coming out to see the parade. Fun for the whole family. closing at 3:00 p.m. PARADE OF LIGHTS at 5:30 p.m. Cheney light the tree. Join in the December 25, Christmas Day Marchers, singers and floats will caroling around the tree before Saturday, December 26 light up the night in celebration. continuing on to the Community December 31, New Year’s Eve, Families, organizations and busi- Center where there will be a Cookie closing at 3:00 p.m. nesses are invited to enter a float in Walk, photos with Santa and a January 1, New Year’s Day, the parade. Be creative and deco- Cake Auction. Saturday, January 2 rate anything you want with lights in COMMUNITY CENTER - 7:00 p.m. a holiday theme appropriate for the Cookie Walk and Cake Auction - PCC BOARD MEETING season. An old fashioned Father In the gym, you can buy a tin and Christmas in a horse drawn wagon fill it with cookies or win a cake at The monthly meeting will lead off the parade processing the Cake Auction sponsored by the from Wayne Street to Methodist Boy Scouts. Pick out your favorite of the Park. The parade will conclude with Christmas stories and holiday craft PCC Board of Directors Santa aboard a fire engine. books in the Phelps Community will be Memorial Library. At Santa’s Wednesday, TREE LIGHTING after the parade Wonderland in the Village Meeting Following the conclusion of the pa- Room, your children can sit with December 16 rade, we will light up the Commu- Santa for photos or read letters at nity Christmas Tree at Methodist from the North Pole mailbox. There 6:30 p.m. Memorial Park on Main Street next will be crafts, refreshments and to Vienna Gardens. Santa will ar- cookie decorating in the Rotary in the rive by fire engine to help Mayor Dining Room. Village Meeting Room. Phelps Community Center Wish List The PCC needs your help. Please consider donating any of the following items. Your generosity is greatly appreciated. All items should be new or gently used, please. Kids Needs: • Puzzle rack • Hoses, watering cans, watering • Puppets wands • Construction paper • Train table • Containers, pots, and soil • Arts and crafts supplies • Toys (ages 2 -12) • Garden caddy’s for tools • Board games (Ages 5 –12) • Role play/dress up clothes • Plant markers • Board games (Ages 13 & up) • Shelf baskets/storage • Bags of cement • Board books (Ages 2 –4) • Baking supplies Building Needs: • Children’s educational and story books (gardening) • 4 –24 pc. Puzzles (Ages 2 –4) • 6’ Aluminum ladder • Colored chalk • Screwdrivers: flat-head and Phillips Office Needs: • CD player • Hammer • Rolling office chair • Children’s CD’s • Impact Drill • 14 stationary office chairs • DVD’s rated PG and below • Locked tool storage • Desk phone • Doll House • Standard wrench set • Colored paper • Doll Cradle/Bed • Short screws (variety pack) • White paper • Bulletin Board • Pliers • Stapler • Bean bag chairs • Mops/buckets (commercial) • Scissors • Soft floor seating • Bagless commercial vacuum • Printer Ink – • Large bound rugs • Drill set HP6000A, 6001A, 6002A, 6003A • Bound rugs • Two love seats • Digital camera • Cheery colored paint (new) • TV Stand • Copier • Toddler love seat • Paper Towels • Mouse pads • TV • Portable PA system • Optical computer mice • 19” Flat screen computer monitor Garden Items Needed: • Several Computers ( no more • Floor mats (soft vinyl) than 2 years old, please) • Picnic tables • Pool ball sets • Locked filing cabinet 2- and • Garden benches • Gaming systems and games 4- drawer • Shovels: hand and larger • Large wooden blocks • 19” Flat screen computer monitor • Rakes and cultivators • Large spray bottles Please e-mail or call ahead before dropping off larger items. The Phelps Community Center E-mail: Visit us at: 8 Banta Street • Suite 100 firstname.lastname@example.org www.phelpsny.com/phelps-fun/ Phelps, NY 14532 community-center/ 315-548-8484 SUCCESSUL VENDOR FAIR This year’s Vendor Fair headed up TOYS by Laura Smith was a great suc- cess. We had 21 vendors between for the gym and cafeteria, a bake sale TOTS and lunch was served. PCC LINE DANCING on TUESDAYS brought in over $300! Thank you to The Phelps Community Center is all of our volunteers and vendors. All Welcome! now accepting new, unwrapped And a special thanks to Laura Newcomers at 6:30; Beginners at toys for the U.S. Marine Corps Re- Smith and Bev Cheney for making 7:00; Intermediate at 7:30-8:30 serve Toys for Tots program. The it all possible. We look forward to mission of the U.S. Marine Corps On a recent Tuesday evening at Reserve Toys for Tots Program is doing it all again next year! the PCC, there was a lot of activ- to collect new, unwrapped toys dur- ity. Above is a Line Dance class in ing November and December each MOTHER and DAUGHTER the Dance Studio. In the cafeteria year, and distribute those toys as WORKSHOPS (bottom), Mothers and Daughters Christmas gifts to needy children in made holiday soaps at a Melt and the community in which the cam- Tuesday, December 8, 7-9 p.m. Pour Soap-making Class. Class paign is conducted. Toy drop-offs Jewelry Making. Fee: $10.00 participants took all of their crea- can be received through Decem- (includes mom and daughter) tions home for themselves or to ber 16. Thank you so much for your Wednesday, Dec. 9, 7-9 p.m. give as gifts. help. Visit us at: Gingerbread House. Fee: $15.00 http://www.toysfortots.org/default.asp (not restricted to mothers and daughters) $10 FITNESS DISCOUNT Bring in a print-out of our website coupon from now till 12/31/09 and MONTHLY receive a $10 discount on any Fitness Center Membership. LUNCHEON MEN’S BASKETBALL Tuesday, 12/15 There will be an informational meeting of the Men’s Basketball 11:30 - 1:00 League on Thursday, December 17 at 6:00 p.m. at the PCC.