Halloween is upon us once again…oh how the year has flown by! And Halloween in Santa Monica just WOULDN’T be complete without the Annual PALloween Carnival at Barker Hangar, the Westside’s premiere Halloween event for families on Halloween night! PALloween features fantasy-come-true surroundings, costume contests, trick-or treat lane, haunted house, tot area, and game booths. Join us this Thursday, October 31st, 2013 from 5:00pm-9:00pm for all of the festivities!
ABOUT THE SANTA MONICA POLICE ACTIVITIES LEAGUE:
Santa Monica PAL firmly believes that all youth are assets in our community. PAL’s programs and activities are used a vehicle to help youth develop skills that build self-esteem and encourage them to reach their full potential.
Santa Monica PAL is a public-private partnership operated by the City of Santa Monica. PAL is a 501(c)3 corporation with a non-profit Board of Directors. PAL is an after school program that provides educational, cultural, fitness and recreational programs for youth ages 6 – 17 years. PAL is a unique community organization that fosters trust between youth and the men and women of the Santa Monica Police Department.
The PAL Youth Center has an abundance of enrichment and recreational classes such as homework assistance, computers, reading, college preparation, biking, culinary arts, creative dramatics, arts & crafts, dance, and basketball.
The PAL Fitness Gym also has an array of fitness classes including karate, boxing, weight training, dancing, and open gym workouts. Excursions and special events are also included in the myriad of PAL activities at both sites.
Staff for the PAL program come from the Community and Cultural Services and Santa Monica Police Departments. Coaches and instructors for programming come from community members who volunteer their time. The PAL Youth Center located at 1401 Olympic Blvd., is open Monday through Friday, 12 noon – 10:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 12 noon – 6:00 p.m. The PAL Fitness Gym is located at 2200 Virginia Ave., is open Monday through Friday, 12 noon-8:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.