Updated: January 16, 2013 6:04AM
“The Urban Nutcracker”: The Wirt-Emerson Visual and Performing Arts dance department presents “The Urban Nutcracker” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, in the school auditorium, 210 N. Grand Blvd. Admission is free. Donations are accepted.
Holiday celebration: The annual Christmas party begins at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, at the Village Park Enrichment Center, 605 Beech St. Tickets are $5 for members and $7 for nonmembers. Deadline to purchase tickets is Monday, Dec. 17. Call 462-1301 for additional information.
Photos with Santa: Visit Santa and friends from noon to
3 p.m. Monday through Friday, Dec. 17 through 21,
at Bellaboo’s Play and Discovery Center at Three Rivers County Park, 2800 Colorado St. For more information, call 963-2070 or visit www.MyBellaboos.com.
Volunteers needed: The Salvation Army relies on volunteers at Christmas and throughout the year to help people in need. To volunteer, call (800) 725-2769 or visit www.salarmychicago.org/volunteer or www.salvationarmychicago.net/lake.