Updated: February 14, 2013 2:17AM
Gingerbread fun: Kids can build and decorate a gingerbread house to keep at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, at Bellaboo’s Play and Discovery Center at Three Rivers County Park, 2800 Colorado St. The session is free with admission. Participants dressed in holiday pajamas receive free hot cocoa. For more information, call 963-2070 or visit ww.MyBellaboos.com.
Sledding hills: When snow permits, sledding hills are open through March at Oak Ridge Prairie and Lemon Lake County parks. There is a gate fee when the gatekeeper is on duty from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Bring you own tube or plastic sled. No metal or wood sleds with runners or ski boards allows. Call to see if the hills are open before attending. Lemon Lake is at 6322 W. 133rd Ave., Crown Point, 663-7627. Oak Ridge Prairie is at 301 S. Colfax St., Griffith, 884-7238.
Christmas with animals: The Humane Society Calumet Area is accepting donations for Christmas with the Animals being held at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, 18, at the shelter, 421 45th St. Donations of toys, treats, blankets, beds, etc., for dogs, cats and rabbits are needed. For more information on Christmas with the Animals and the Giving Tree, call 922-3811 or visit www.hscalumet.org.