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Children’s activities at annual Festival of Trees in Mission

Santa and his helpers will be in his Grotto ready to greet children of all ages

All children are invited to take part in the activities at the sixth annual Festival of Trees taking place Dec. 11-15 at All Saints Anglican Church Hall, 33077 Second Ave. in Mission.

Children’s programs will be offered each weekday from 3 to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. with Samantha Green, Stephanie Moore, Brenna Maag and their young helpers.

There will be Christmas crafts, making decorations for the children’s tree, and snacks, all happening among the decorated trees, lights, and music.

There will be a special story time with Elspeth Bowers, and her puppets, on Wednesday at 3 p.m. On Saturday, Bowers will present a full stage puppet show at 3 p.m.

Santa and his helpers will be in his Grotto ready to greet children of all ages on Thursday and Friday from 3-5 p.m., and on Saturday from 2-4 p.m. Come and bring the whole family with you and have a photograph taken with Santa.

While the children are enjoying their activities, family members and caregivers can relax and enjoy the decorated trees, entertainment, and have some refreshments.