December Events

Happy December!  What an eventful year 2020 has been and despite it all, we are blessed and thankful to celebrate the birth of our Savior!  This month’s activities promise to be festive and fun.  Please note the dates, activities, and times on your calendar.

Exciting news!  Our Festival of Trees Christmas tree sold!  Thank you all for your contributions to the ornaments and tree skirt.  Job well done and great teamwork.  Our efforts will benefit the families and community that Kennedy Krieger serves.

Finally, there are 2 events that you must RSVP for, the Annual Mom’s Tea and the Kwanzaa celebration.  We are looking forward to your participation in both.

Ja’Near Garrus

December 10th: Group Meeting

Songs and Crafts! Students will discuss scripture, listen to music, and make Christmas crafts! 

December 12th: Annual Christmas Tea

Moms, join us for our annual Christmas Tea.  We are looking forward to lively conversation and games, followed by an ornament craft.  Have your favorite tea blend, sandwiches, and/or pastries on hand!


Dress: Festive

December 17th: Creativity in Worship

Centuries Club: Students will see examples of some of the various ways people worship God!

December 21st: KWANZAA Celebration

 Join us for a GPCH & GBCH Kwanzaa celebration on December 21st @ 1 pm! We will learn the Kwanzaa principles and table elements, participate in a naming ceremony, and finish the meeting with a festive Kwanzaa song. Each family should choose a Kwanzaa principle or table element to share with the group.

November Events

Happy November!  This month we will focus on the importance of serving and the many ways to serve.  We will highlight community service organizations and providers, enjoy a guest speaker, and get creative with ornament making.

Stay involved and we look forward to your participation!!

Nov. 5th: Many Ways to Serve! @ 1:30p

Bring a quote about service to the meeting and be able to share why you selected the quote and what it means to you. Other activities will include highlighting service organizations, a service-related game, and taking action on a community service project as a group.

Nov. 12: Club Day @ 1:30 pm

Centuries Club: African Americans in Public Health
The Club Day meeting will start with a guest speaker, Dr. Tramaine P. McMullen, MPH.  She will discuss with the students: what is public health, how does it impact our society, how do public health scientists serve others, and the careers available in the field.  She will also spotlight notable African-American Public Health scientists.  Students can ask questions during the last portion of the presentation.

Maker’s Club: Festival of Trees Ornament Making
Please stay tuned for the final details for this project and how you can help. Based on the students’ selection of tree design, parents will be sent a materials list in a separate email.  Each family will create a few ornaments based on the instructions to contribute to our tree. 

Pickleball Lessons

Last pickleball lesson this Friday for registered students!  Please arrive on time and be ready to have fun!
3rd Lesson:
Nov. 6th
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm  

Finally, please dress for the weather and parents, if you would like to watch, bring an outdoor chair.