Local nonprofit Family Crisis Center will host its annual Cookies and Cocoa event at Lumberyard Music Hall, 1109 Main St., in Bastrop on Dec. 9 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

In a nutshell

Planned each year by the Bastrop High School Youth Advisory Committee as one of its community service projects, the free family-friendly event partners with local bakers to offer free treats and hot chocolate to attendees.

Other activities planned for the day include:
  • Photos with Santa Claus
  • Letter writing to the North Pole
  • Cakewalks
  • Arts and crafts
  • Games
Family Crisis Center officials said although the event is geared toward families with children, people of all ages are welcome to join in on the festivities.

Learn more

Family Crisis Center serves the areas of Bastrop, Colorado, Fayette and Lee counties in the Central Texas area, providing crisis intervention and advocacy services for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Some of the services provided include:
  • Case management
  • 24/7 emergency shelter
  • Safety planning and advocacy
  • Transitional housing
  • Life skills education
  • Counseling
Get involved

There are several ways to assist with Family Crisis Center's ability to continue helping those in need, including: