Santa has been on a tour of
On a cold and stormy Saturday, December 5, old Kris Kringle set up shop under a warm tent at the nursery, located at
Santa’s helpers gave out popcorn, cotton candy and hot chocolate and Cascarino’s donated pizza. Meanwhile, his helpers from the local Knights of Columbus braved the wind and rain, collecting cold cash from motorists at nearby intersections.
“The weather was pretty bad, so we extended it to Sunday,” said Sal Bacarella, spokesperson for the group. “It was a success; we collected about $1,000 and over a hundred toys. Louie Zuccarello and the staff of the Nursery did a great job.”
The North Queens Leaders Group and local businesses are taking the Santa show on the road – to
On Saturday, December 19 they’re having a free “Winter Festival” in the park, at
In addition to Santa and his elves, refreshments, balloon characters and giveaways, there will be live entertainment from Bella Bianca Productions – and a lot of Christmas spirit, according to Bacarella.
For more information on the festival, call 646-515-2015. Visit the Make a Wish Foundation, website at www.metrony.wish.org.