Rest Haven, Inc

236 High Street Monroe New York 10950

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Rest Haven is 118 years old

Come see Santa and Mrs Clause Landing by helicopter in December 4 2021 at 10:30am

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Rest Haven Inc Plaque 2019 Christmas 9 Elves 2021 2019 Santa Landing Santa and wagon2019 Rest Haven Marker

Meet Santa & Mrs. Claus Winter in Wonderland Week at Rest Haven

!!! They will be visiting Rest Haven and Museum Village !!!

Santa and Mrs. Claus will be landing at the Front Gates of Museum Village


Toys for Tots: The Marines are coming to collect at both locations on December 4th

A Huge Historical Day for The Town of Blooming Grove and Village of Monroe, NY

On December 4, 2021 at 10:30am, Santa and Mrs. Claus landing zone (weather permitting) at the

Front Gates of Museum Village 1010 Rte 17m Monroe New York 10950

Starting 9:30am the Monroe-Woodbury Drumline will be playing at the event.

9 of Santa Elves will be on hand to collect Toys for Tots to be turned over to the local dontaion location

Santa and Mrs. Claus will be greeted by kids of all ages, Blooming Grove PD, Blooming Grove Fire District, Blooming Grove Ambulance, Monroe-Woodbury Drumline, Girl Scouts, Lions Club Members and the good little boys and girls of all ages

10:45am Santa & Mrs. Claus will have a parade traveling along Rte 17m to Gilbert and on up to High Street.  You can see them at Museum Village, along 17m in front of Crystal Run and/or up Gilbert Street along the back of Shoprite! 

At 11am, Santa & Mrs. Claus will leave Museum Village by horse and wagon to travel to:

Rest Haven 236 High Street Monroe New York

Pending NYSDOT approval, the approved parade route for Santa & Mrs. Claus is from Museum Village along Route 17m to Gilbert.  Right on Gilbert to High Street.  Left on High Street to Rest Haven.  There are points of location tha you can stand to greet Santa & Mrs. Claus as they pass!

Upon arriving at Rest Haven, you will be greeted by a string quartet outside singing holiday carolling music.  Monroe-Woodbury Music Group playing in the Parlor, writting letters to Santa with Mrs. Claus and volunteers in the Dinning Room.

Ole Saint Nick, himself will be greeting the kids of all ages in the Billard Room.

Relax and enjoy your time at Rest Haven thinking of the Christmas past and the fun to come.

Let your kids learn about Rest Haven and its histoical connction to the Blind and Helen Keller!

This is free and open to the public. Donations are appreciated but not required

Hours at Rest Haven, 236 High St, Monroe, New York

December 4th 11am until 3pm; December 5th 12pm to 3pm

Support has been provided by Preservation of Rest Haven is a 501(c)3, Town of Blooming Grove Robert C. Supervisor Jeroloman, Blooming Grove Police Department, Blooming Grove Fire Department, Blooming Grove Ambulance, Village of Monroe Mayor Neil Dwyer, The Village of Monroe Board of Trustees, Monroe Police Department, Monroe Fire Commissioners, Mombasha Fire Department, Monroe Ambulance Corps, Smith Clove Park, Brookfield Farm of Goshen, Monroe-Woodbury School Choir, Drumline & String Quartet, Monroe Free Library, Orange County Tourism, Jim Nelson (Town of Monroe Historian), Monroe Florist, Independent Helicopters LLC, Anthony Cosimano of Warwick NY, Majestic Limousine of Monroe, Girl Scout Troops, Tequila Grill, Greater Monroe Chamber of Commerce, Bourbon Street Bar & Grill, Empanada Master, Javajo's Coffee Bar, Rhinebeck Bank and all of the volunteers.

Special thanks to Pamela Brown-Lee, Steve Navarro & James Manuel for their ongoing support

For Tickets:  Free event to the public

You are cordinally invited to celebrate the restoration of Rest Haven, in light of its recent addition on both the New York State & National Registers of Historic Places, & in recognition of its architectural & historical significance toThe Village of Monroe & the blind community it once served.