December Match Outing Ideas

Looking for some fun ways to connect with your mentee this month? Check out these ideas from our team:

Glendale Glitters


Glendale Glitters is taking place from November 22 to January 7th near Murphy Park and its surrounding areas. You can see the lights in Murphy Park, performances in the amphitheater and more. It takes place from 5:00-10:00 p.m. each evening and parking is free all season long.

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Zoo Lights


Zoo Lights is taking place from November 23 to January 15tth! Check out the Phoenix Zoo to see some of the amazing displays, including the new dinosaur exhibit. This takes place every evening from 5:30-10:30 p.m.  Get Tickets



City Skate


Are you good at ice skating? City Skate is taking place from November 28 to January 1st. Tickets can be purchased at the door for each skate session, lasting 90 minutes. Tickets and skate rentals can be purchased next to Chico Malo in Patriot’s Park at CityScape.  Learn More



December is filled with exciting holidays, like Hanukkah, Kwanza, Christmas, Boxing Day, New Years Eve and more. This holiday season, take some time with your mentee to learn more about holidays around the globe. Click the link below to learn more about these holidays. Learn More

Celebrate Hanukkah and find some treats in Phoenix. Click the link below to see what delicacies lie in the Valley.


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Kwanzaa is celebrated from December 26 to January 1st. Click the link below to learn more about Kwanzaa and its history!


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Omisoka is the last day of the year, or New Years Eve, in Japanese. Some of the traditions include eating udon or soba noodles, and those who don’t finish their noodles may have bad luck for the year. Click the link below to learn more of the traditions.


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Boxing Day is celebrated abroad in countries like Britain, Canada and New Zealand on December 26th. To learn more about this holiday, click the link below.


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