Santa stops in at ACF’s Christmas event

The five Kenoyer children of River Place get some time with Santa at ACF on Saturday. Jet, 11, wants a guitar and a hoverboard and Jace, 9, wants a PlayStation 4 Pro. Jax, 5, Jude, 4, and their sister Jamison, 4, all were onto another activity before sharing their wish list. LYNETTE HAALAND

Austin Christian Fellowship hosted Saturday with Santa over the weekend where Santa was the guest of honor. Children took the opportunity to sits on Santa’s lap and share what they want for Christmas. The Dec. 8 event featured a photo booth, crafts and a hot chocolate bar. Families also created holiday gifts for elderly and disabled residents of the Lakeside Apartments in Austin, which ACF has been serving for over two years.

Photos by Lynette Haaland

Wyatt Moore, Laura Welch Bush Elementary 2nd grader, received a bow and arrow made out of a balloon at ACF’s Saturday with Santa.

The Juneja family including Keshav, 7, and Gia, 5, enjoyed the photo booth and Saturday with Santa.

Joy Vladimirov, 7, puts the final touches on artwork she created for residents at Lakeside Apartments during ACF’s Saturday with Santa. Brother Alex, 4, helps the Steiner Ranch dad with his project. LYNETTE HAALAND

Brothers Tyler (6th grade at Canyon Ridge Middle School) and Bryce Rotellini (4th grade at Laura W. Bush Elementary) have with their friend Brady Srncik (LWBE th grader) on Saturday when they loaded holiday arangements for residents of Lakeside Apartments.

Alana Smith, Laura W. Bush Elementary 4th grader, is fascinated by Taylor Griswold’s card trick while Jemma holds her hot chocoate at ACF on Saturday.

Cade Cassens and Christian Long, both 8th graders at Four Points Middle School, help with letters to Santa at ACF’s Saturday with Santa event on Dec. 8.

Santa listens intently as Amelia Dudley, 8, of River Place shares what she wants for Christmas at Austin Christian Fellowship on Satruday. She is keeping it just between them. LYNETTE HAALAND

Eve Dudley, 5, of River Place finishes up her artwork under the watchful eye of elf Cade Cassens at Saturday with Santa. Dudley hopes to get Shopkins for Christmas.

The Campbell sisters Ellery 6, and Vaughn, 4, of Lakeway sat on Santa’s lap on Saturday at Austin Christian Fellowship. They wish for a Beanie Boo and a horse… for play.