Holiday drives 2016

San Diego Downtown News

USO Giving Tree

The Headquarters at Seaport will provide free holiday entertainment each Saturday leading up to Christmas Eve in its outdoor courtyard while USO of San Diego will collect gifts and donations for military families in need as part of the USO Giving Tree program. Suggested donations include board games, gift cards, sports equipment and toys for youngsters and gifts for teenage boys and girls.

The Saturday performance schedule at The Headquarters at Seaport includes the Valhalla High School band, Dec. 3, noon–2 p.m.; Third Marine Aircraft Wing Jazz Combo Band, Dec. 3, 3–4 p.m.; Navy Band Southwest’s 32nd Street Brass Band, Dec. 10, noon–1 p.m.; Valhalla High School band returns Dec. 17, noon–4 p.m.

The Giving Tree allows deserving military families a chance to select holiday presents for their children and have them wrapped. Families chosen to participate are allowed to pick up presents at the USO San Diego Downtown Center, 303 A Street. For more information visit