December Events

Join the staff and members at the Carl H. Lindner YMCA for the following holiday events!

Carl H. Lindner December Activities:

Sunday, December 2 – Monday, December 17   Soles for Souls Shoe Drive
Members and friends can drop off their gently used shoes and boots to the Carl for those in need. All donations will be given to the Sole Bros Shoe Closet located at Revelation Missionary Baptist Church

Saturday, December 8     12pm – 4pm
The Bazaar- Holiday Party & Shopping Extravaganza   hosted by CHL & Sweet Sistah Splash  (FREE)
A city wide event that fuses culture into the holiday season. Features: DJ, a Hot Cocoa & Cookie Bar, a community make & take table, performances, vendors with one of a kind & affordable items, and a special appearance from our Cool & Cultured Santa. The Bazaar is a space for all to come together in the spirit of joy and community to celebrate.  Attendees are encouraged to bring household cleaning supplies to be donated to families in need.

Saturday, December 8        11am – 12pm
Christmas Celebration 
Tree Lighting presentation and Santa arrival!

Sunday, December 9, 16, 22     2pm – 4pm
FREE Photos with Santa

Saturday, December 15    11am – 2pm
Lunch with Santa  (ages 5 to 12)     
FREE – registration required.
Games, Photos with Santa, Face Painting, Food, Toys, Crafts, performance by the Princess Ballet. 

Sunday, December 16   3pm – 6pm
Sandra A. Wright (WomenHeart) as she host’s the “Heart Wise Meet & Greet” (free)
is the nation’s only patient-centered advocacy, education and support organization solely dedicated to serving the nearly 48 million women in the U.S. living with or at risk of heart disease. For more information, contact Sandra A. Wright, support network Coordinator at

Wednesday, December 19
MAD (Member Appreciation Day) Wednesdays
Hosted by Santa 

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