Published January 04. 2023 12:14PM
by ED COURRIER Special to The Press
Young holiday shoppers and their families found fun and bargains at the Lincoln Elementary School PTO Holiday Happening recently.
The festive event was held in the multipurpose room at Lincoln Elementary School, 233 Seem St., Emmaus. PTO members, faculty and other volunteers helped students celebrate the holidays with photos with Santa, shopping for inexpensive gifts, face painting, games, crafts and a food truck.
Fourth grade teacher Bryan Svencer emceed the event as DJ “Svency Sven.” “Santa’s junior elves” Alaina Camardella, Maggie Harries, Bailey Lockwood and Izzy Klimas provided musical entertainment.
Press photo by Ed Courrier Fourth grade teacher Bryan Svencer emcees the event while “Santa's junior elves” sing “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.” From left are Svencer, Alaina Camardella, Maggie Harrie, Bailey Lockwood and Izzy Klimas. Additional photos appear on Page A5.
LEFT: Gift wrappers include, from left, volunteers, Rose Burke, Cheryl Bender, Michael Schaffer and first grade teacher Jennifer Elston.
ABOVE: Playing one of the games set up in the multipurpose room are, front, students Aiden Tucker and Keiran Wigfal and in back, Cesar Hernandez, Riann Bosamonte and Mary Padilla.
ABOVE: Volunteer Madison Shelton paints Munrowe Heffelfinger's face during the Lincoln Elementary School PTO Holiday Happening. Shelton is an Emmaus High School student and Heffelfinger is a student at Lincoln Elementary School.
Press photoS by Ed Courrier Hannah Lockwood gets a chance to meet with Santa.
LEFT: Zeke Mason and his sister Lilli work on Christmas tree ornaments at one of the craft tables.
PTO President Brielle Lockwood stops by the food truck parked outside Lincoln Elementary School. Serving her are Zee and Tina from Why Not Burgerz.
From left, parents Jill Davis and Alyse Wilson flank first grade teacher Cassidy Larkin as the three volunteer at the hot cocoa table.