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Our schedule for children’s teatime luncheons and special events for 2013 and 2014 are as follows:

Charming Mothers & Delightful Daughters

Saturday, November 16, 2013, 10:00a.m.- 1:00p.m.

Charming Mothers & Delightful Daughters - Come enjoy an afternoon event designed to create a lovely experience for both mothers and daughters looking to share quality time. Together, come learn about the social graces that distinguish true class and gain confidence in knowing the proper etiquette for any social situation. This fun and engaging program for young ladies and their mothers - or any mother figures - will include fun tips on proper etiquette including, greetings & introductions; poise and posture; and all the social rules of fine dining, all throughout a fun and memorable event that includes a 4 course meal for both participants. How better to prepare for Prince Charming than to learn how to behave once he arrives?

  • Date: Saturday, November 16, 2013
  • Location: Alpen Rose, Downtown Holland.
  • Time: 10:00a.m.- 1:00p.m.
  • Ages: Children 8-12 with mother, grandmother or mother figure.
  • Investment: $59.00 per person (includes 4 course meal & instruction).
  • Dress Code: Yes. Dress, skirt, slacks or pants welcome. No T-shirts, tennis shoes, jeans.
  • Reservations Required: Reserve online at Holland Recreation. For registration questions please call (616) 355-1130 or follow the instruction at the bottom of this page.

Children's Nutcracker Tea

Saturday, December 7, 2013, 11:30a.m.- 1:00p.m

Children's Nutcracker Tea - Wear your favorite tutu or holiday apparel for a day you will treasure in your heart for years to come! The Sugar Plum Fairy and the Nutcracker will do a mini ballet performance while you, family and friends sip on tea or pink lemonade and enjoy a scrumptious tea time luncheon. Enjoy story time, photo opportunity with characters, and engaging etiquette lesson.

  • Date: Saturday, December 7, 2013
  • Location: Alpen Rose, Downtown Holland
  • Time: 11:30a.m.- 1:00p.m
  • Tickets: $35.00 per person (child $35.00, adult $35.00) No refunds, ticket holders may sell their tickets to someone else. Limited seating.
  • Dress Code: Yes. Dress, skirt, slacks, tutu, Sunday school apparel. No jeans, tennis shoes, or t-shirts.
  • Reservations Required: Reserve online at Holland Recreation. For registration questions please call (616) 355-1130 or follow the instruction at the bottom of this page. *Guests are seated at tables of eight. Tell your family and friends to join you at your table. Be sure to place adults first and last name in comment box you want to be seated with. Bring your Camera!

Charm School

Saturday, January 11, 2014, 10:00a.m.-1:00p.m.

Charm School-The pre-teen years is a special time for girls, and we've designed a great way to celebrate! Join us for a one day event just for girls 8-12 years of age. Empower them with essential etiquette skills like setting the table, proper dining rules, table conversation, giving and receiving gifts, and even how to walk like a model! Girls will gain all the confidence they need to succeed in any social situation with the valuable tips shared at this event, which includes a 4-course meal for every young lady. Come experience an afternoon of laughter and fun at a memorable event that will empower your daughter for years to come!

  • Date: Saturday, January 11, 2014
  • Location: Alpen Rose, Downtown Holland
  • Time: 10:00a.m.-1:00p.m.
  • Ages: Girls 8-12
  • Investment: $79.00 includes 4 course meal, instruction & registration fee.
  • Dress Code: Yes. Dress, skirt, slacks or pants welcome. No T-shirts, jeans or tennis shoes.
  • Reservations Required: Reserve online at Holland Recreation. For registration questions please call (616) 355-1130 or follow the instruction at the bottom of this page.

Cinderella Tea Party

Saturday, March 15, 2014, 11:30a.m.-1:00p.m.

Little Girls Dressed Up

Cinderella Tea Party - Wear your favorite princess gown or Sunday school apparel for a magical afternoon! Learn engaging princess manners, sit in the throne next to Cinderella for a photo opportunity, enjoy nibbling on a light tea time luncheon and story time! Bring your camera for this event you will treasure for years to come!

  • Date: Saturday, March 15, 2014
  • Location: Alpen Rose, Downtown Holland
  • Time: 11:30a.m.-1:00p.m.
  • Tickets: $35.00 per person (child $35.00, adults $35.00) Children can NOT be dropped off. No refunds on tickets however, ticket holder can sell their ticket to another party.
  • Dress Code: Yes. Princess costume or Sunday school apparel for children. Dress, Skirt, slacks for adult guest. No t-shirts, tennis shoes, jeans.
  • Recommended ages: 3-8 with an adult.
  • Reservations Required: Reserve online at Holland Recreation. For registration questions please call (616) 355-1130 or follow the instruction at the bottom of this page. *Guest will be seated at table of eight. Tell your family and friends to join you at your table. Please place adults first and last name in comment box you want to be seated with. Bring your camera for a very memorable event!

Online Registration Instructions:

Please visit Holland Recreation Scroll to the bottom of the home page to Department Resource Center. Then click on Recreation Registration Form. Fill out form. List adult and children names seperately. Under Additional Comments add the parties names you would like to be seated with by the adult name only. Fill out and return to Holland Recreation Dept.