Parties at the shops to finish 2015 at Forde

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PARTIES at the Shops ends the year on a festive note with a Christmas party at the Forde shops.

Event Producer Amy Moon says she is thrilled to end the year with such a wonderful event and is heartened to see so many aspects of the Forde community coming together to celebrate the holiday season.

“There has been an overwhelming response from communities wanting to contribute to these events, it’s been really heartwarming” Amy said.

“Like any Parties at the Shops event there will be heaps of activities for kids and a really lovely vibe for adults too. People can of course expect the great Australian combination of Christmas carols and sausage sizzles, as well as many other activities for all ages.

“The Forde Christmas Parties at the Shops is on Saturday 5 December from 2-5pm is going to be huge! It’s set out in three close locations around the shops, the park, and community centre.

“Christmas activities include Christmas markets, gingerbread houses and Christmas baked goods, letters to Santa, Christmas Carols from O Christmas Trio, and of course a visit from Santa.

“Other activities include free yoga and pilates in the park, Gungahlin Jets AFL team doing skills activities, Jazzy Jumpers doing skipping rope demonstrations, candles, Mulligans Flat Batongs Sanctuary turtle display, kids craft activities, toddler activities by Ready Steady Go, free health checks at the pharmacy, and art stalls.”

Forde Christmas Parties at the Shops is on Saturday 5 December from 2-5pm

Parties at the Shops is supported by Bendigo Bank, the Land Development Agency, Events ACT, and Capital Metro. Parties at the Shops is produced by Amy Moon at Devil Moon Events and Communications.

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