Photos: Santa delights families at Senior Center

12/08/2012 1:30 PM |
Aquebogue, Santa Claus, Riverhead Town

BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO | Lisa Walter of Riverhead was delighted by her 15-month-old son James’ reaction to Santa.

More than 50 families donned their holiday’s finest Saturday and filled the Riverhead Senior Center in Aquebogue, awaiting for the arrival of Santa Claus.

The annual event is organized by the town’s recreation department.

The department’s staff decorated the center with Christmas trees, wreaths and boxes wrapped for the holiday.

There was also a holiday “craft room” where children colored, decorated stockings and reindeer magnets, and made necklaces, ornaments and Santa hats.

Children got to get their pictures taken with Santa. And of course, there was hot chocolate and cookies for all.

 

BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO | Tyler Decker, 1, of Riverhead, was fascinated with all the balloons.

BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO | Santa arrives at the back door of the Senior Center Saturday morning.

BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO | Tymirah McCoy, 5, of Riverhead makes some holiday crafts.

BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO | Tymirah McCoy, 5, of Riverhead makes some holiday crafts.

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