MPCC to host holiday party for special needs individuals
Published 3:01 pm Wednesday, December 1, 2021
Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St., Johnson City, will host a free holiday party for individuals with special needs on Thursday, Dec. 16, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. All ages are welcome.
Participants will have the opportunity to decorate Christmas cookies, make a holiday craft, watch a movie and enjoy light snacks. Caregivers are welcome to attend, as no personal care will be provided.
The holiday party is part of a concerted effort by Parks and Recreation to improve the quality of life for people with disabilities through programming. MPCC staff member Rachel Malone is a certified therapeutic recreation specialist and former president of the Therapeutic Recreation Student Association at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She currently is leading a series of therapeutic classes and programs.
Preregistration is required by Dec. 13 in person at MPCC or by calling 423-434-5749.