Saturday, December 2, 2023

DEC Region 5 to Host Children’s Holiday Party at Ray Brook Headquarters, Dec. 20

Special guests for DEC’s Region 5 Children’s Holiday Party

Ray Brook, NY – The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Region 5 invites the public to attend the annual Children’s Holiday Party at the regional headquarters in Ray Brook on Wednesday, December 20, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. At the annual party, children and their families can meet Santa, enjoy refreshments, and participate in a variety of activities including cookie decorating and coloring.

The DEC Region 5 headquarters is located at 1115 NY Route 86, Ray Brook, NY 12977. The event will take place in the building’s lobby and main conference room. Attendees are advised to park in the lot directly in front of the building and enter through the front doors. The event is free and open to the public. No RSVP is required.

Photo at top: Special guests at last year’s DEC’s Region 5 Children’s Holiday Party. NYS DEC photo.

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Information attributed to NYSDEC is taken from press releases and news announcements from New York State's Department of Environmental Conservation.

One Response

  1. Erika B. says:

    My Dad worked at the DEC lab in Ray Brook in the late ’70’s – and I still remember going to these Christmas parties as a very young child – it was wonderful for a little five year old to meet both Smokey the Bear AND Santa! I hope that everyone working to throw these parties realizes the joy that they’ve brought for decades!

    Happiest of Holidays to all!

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