30 Nov 2007

Brea Holiday Happening Around Town ~ Brea, CA 92821, 92823

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BREA’S VOLUNTEER ARMY SUPPORTS  BELL RINGING STATION ~ now through December 21.  Bell ringers at Brea’s main post office on Birch Street are part of an all volunteer army of local citizens and community organizations volunteering their time for the Salvation Army. All proceeds collected in this kettle are used in Brea for those in need. I’ve volunteered at this one many times myself and I can tell you from personal experience it’s a great way to give-back to others.

BREA FIREFIGHTERS  OPERATION SANTA CLAUS  ~ December 1st ~ Brea firefighters will be making a special downtown visit to receive public donations of new, unwrapped toys and clothing from 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 1, in support of Operation Santa Claus. They will also be sharing handy reminders about important safety concerns when it comes to decorating and celebrating over the holidays.

  • All Brea fire stations and Brea Library on Level One at the Civic Center will accept your donations for Operation Santa Claus during the campaign period to December 21.
  • Operation Santa Claus toy drive  provides gifts for foster or disadvantaged children from infants up to age 17 throughout Orange County. Partnering with the more widely known “Spark of Love” toy drive, contributions can also benefit hundreds of children in need beyond the foster care system. In particular, items for teens are especially sought – games, electronic items, music or videos, clothing or cosmetics. Store gift cards can also be safely donated to this campaign through the fire department.
  • For more information about Operation Santa Claus, call (714) 674-0829.For holiday safety information, contact the Brea Fire Department at 990-7622.

KID’S  LETTERS TO SANTA ~ Beginning December 3rd~ Write a letter to Santa and receive a personalized reply.  All good little girls and boys are invited to can write Santa at: Santa Claus, North Pole C/O Brea Community Center, 695 E. Madison Way, Brea, CA 92821, no later than December 19. Santa’s elves at the Girl League at Brea-Olinda H.S.  is helping Santa in the program. To receive a personalized reply you need to send a self-addressed stamped envelope to help Santa respond in a time.

BREA’S TREE LIGHTING ~ December 6th ~ 6:30~ The annual tree lighting ceremony held on the steps of the Brea Civic/Cultural Center.  Join in for this holiday event and be entertained by the Laurel Elementary School and Brea-Olinda High School. Mr. and Mrs. Claus will drop in for a visit.  Photos of Santa are available for just $2 by Brea’s well know La Neve Photography. Refreshments courtesy of Brea Vons. Admission FREE ~ Call (714) 999-7771 for more info.

SANTA SIGHTINGS AROUND TOWN  ~The Brea Lions Club once again is now taking reservations for St. Nick visits to your home, or business, including both daytime and evening events, through the Rent-A-Santa program. All proceeds raised help support various community charities. Appointments are available to schedule up until December 23rd. Call (714) 99602950 for more information.

HOLIDAY BOTIQUE ~ Brea Senior Center ~ Saturday December 8th 9:00 ~ 2:00 Holiday ornaments ~ children’s music ~ gift ideas and other assorted items. Locations: Brea Senior Center, 500 S. Sievers, Brea. For more info cal (714) 990-7753.

BREA SNOW DAY! ~ December 15th~ 8:00 to noon. It’s  a family fun day with forty-tons of snow, right here in Brea!  The cost is for $38 for the family, or $10 per person. Tickets are available at the community Center front counter beginning December 10. This normaly a sells-out, so do not wait, tickets will not sold at the day of the event and no refunds are available. For more info call (714) 990-7771,

To learn more about Brea check out our fine city. Take a look at All About Brea ~ Brea, CA 92821 & 92823 and see why it was named one of the Best places to live in the est by Sunset MagazineBrea The Best of The West and you will see why Brea’s the Place to Be. Looking for family entertainment in the City of Brea? View  Family Fun in Good Old Brea, or visit our City Hall Park, it’s like a step back in time.

Want to spend a day in Brea? Check out Brea ~ CA as Featured in Westways Magazine  for day tripping around town. If you’re want more on Brea real estate contract me, Lynda Eisenmann at Preferred Home Brokers for Real Estate Help, we’re Brea’s most established real estate brokerage. Those of us who live in and know Brea understand we also have a very strong financial community, see more on Brea business view this,  Brea Means Business for just one example.  And it all of that is not enough here’s a basic overview of Beautiful Brea-Orange Co. CA, 92821,

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I maintains an active residential re-sale brokerage in Brea, CA, located in Orange County, about 20 minutes north of Disneyland. Contact Lynda directly at (714) 595-1494, or Lynda@PreferredHomeBrokers.com – CA License #00402040

3 Responses to Brea Holiday Happening Around Town ~ Brea, CA 92821, 92823
  1. Lynda – looks like lots of Holiday fun is happening in Brea California. Thanks for sharing!

  2. Hi Cyndee,
    Thanks so much for the nice visit, and you’re right. There is so much to to here, especially this time of year.

  3. Hi Lynda, Brea is a hoppin’ place in December! I would love to see the Letter to Santa. So cute…


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