Holiday Activities

Letters to Santa

Attention all good girls and boys, the holidays are almost here and you’re invited to send your letter to Santa Claus at the North Pole. Santa has promised to answer all the letters received. Letters can be mailed to or dropped off at the special holiday mailbox at Langley Senior Center. Be sure to include a return address with your letter. Letters must be received by 4:30 p.m., Friday, December 4.


Mailing address and drop off location: 

Santa Claus 

C/O City of Monterey Park Recreation & Community Services Department 

400 W. Emerson Ave., Monterey Park, CA 91754. 


Please note that Santa's drop off mailbox is only accessible during Langley Senior Center office hours to prevent any naughty elves from tampering with the letters. For more information, please contact the Recreation and Community Service Department at 626-307-1388.  


Zoom Call with Santa


Enjoy a personal Zoom call with Santa! Visit with Santa from his home in the North Pole. During your call with Santa, you can ask questions and share your holiday wish list. Calls will take place between December 10 - December 22. Reservation requests will be accepted beginning December 1 at www. Montereypark.ca.gov/zoomwithsanta or by contacting the Recreation & Community Services Department at (626)307-1395. Each reservation is $5.00 for a maximum of 10 minutes per call. Reservations are not valid until confirmed by Santa's Elves. 


Holiday Home Decorating Tour 


Decorate your residence for the 2020 holiday season and be included in the MPK Holiday Home Decorating tour map. To be included, please email recreation@montereypark.ca.gov by December 11, 2020. 

MPK Community Cookbook (Winter Edition)

A community cookbook is about sharing food and building community. We invited you to send in your favorite recipes by Wednesday, December 23, 2020 to be included in the Winter Edition of the Community Cookbook. Once recipes have been received the cookbook will be posted online for  all to enjoy. Recipes can be sent to recreation@montereypark.ca.gov 

Zoom with Santa
Holiday home decorating tour 2020 flyer
Community Cookbook Winter 2021