The Antonio E. Garcia Arts & Education Center is looking for volunteers to help at the 30th annual Navidad de los Niños on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Antonio E. Garcia Arts & Education Center, 2021 Agnes St. Navidad de los Niños is a Christmas festival for children.
Volunteers are needed to set up the day before the event on Friday, Dec. 6, and to help at the festival on Saturday, Dec. 7. Exhibitors are also needed to host "fun booths" with games, activities, etc., aimed at the children and families who will attend. The volunteer and exhibitor forms are linked from this page: http://garciacenter.tamucc.edu/annual_navidad.html.
The festival hosts approximately 1,100-1,200 people per year. Those who attend will enjoy snacks, games, activities, photos with Santa, and goodie bags that are free to every child who attends. Due to the generosity of community members, children will be able to enter a drawing for large presents; including the giving away of more than 200 bicycles with helmets.
The event is sponsored by both the Garcia Arts & Education Center and the Westside Business Association. For more information call 361.882.7837.