Save the Date: Holiday Programs

The holidays are a special time of year where we celebrate with our community in Peoplestown. We invite you to save the date for our upcoming events that spread holiday cheer throughout our neighborhood this season. We rely on the support of volunteers and supporters like you to make our holiday programs a success. View our 2017 Holiday Guide to learn how you can get involved. 


Secret Santa Shop

This is an activity of the Emmaus House Chapel. Children buy gifts for their parents, grandparents, and family members. Volunteers help shop and wrap gifts on Sunday, December 17 after the 10:30 a.m. service. 


Peoplestown 555 Senior Luncheon

Our 555 Seniors group celebrates Christmas with lunch, music, and a visit from Santa and his elves on Tuesday, December 19, noon at the Rick McDevitt Youth Center.


Grandparents Party

Community grandparents raising grandchildren are invited to take the night off and join us for dinner, singing, and a raffle on Tuesday, December 19, 7-9 p.m. at the Barack and Michelle Obama Academy. 


Children’s Christmas Festival

Emmaus House believes Christmas is an opportunity to bring the community of Peoplestown together. The Christmas Eve Festival offers residents entertainment, food, fun, and a visit with Santa and his helpers for more than 800 children and their parents on Saturday, December 23, 8-11 a.m.

As a reminder, Emmaus House, including the Muriel Lokey Help Center, will be closed from December 24 – January 1, 2018. We will reopen on January 2, 2018.