Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the holidays to enjoy a stress-free, safe and fun-filled night with your young children. Join in the first annual Jingle Jam event, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 18, at the Northfield Community Resource Center (NCRC) youth wing.

A Northfield Public Schools Community Services brochure for the Jingle JamGeared toward children, ages birth through third grade, the event will offer holiday-themed stations and activities for kids and parents to enjoy together. Visit with Santa, who will be posing for photos and handing out small gifts. Spend story-time with Mrs. Claus, go on a gingerbread-man hunt, make reindeer food, or write and send a letter to Santa. Participate in sensory games and activities for infants and toddlers, such as snow dough, the penguin shuffle, snowball toss and snowman bowling.

End the evening with a stop at the hot-cocoa bar, featuring a variety of delicious toppings. Pre-registration is not required and tickets to the event will be sold at the door for $2 per person or $6 max per family.

Visit Community Services or call 507.664.3649 for more information.

Northfield Public Schools Community Services includes recreation and enrichment programming, Early Childhood Family Education, driver education, KidVentures, EarlyVentures Learning Center, Connected Kids, Middle School Youth Center, Hand in Hand Preschool, Adult Basic Education and Project ABLE.