Register now for Storytime with Santa at MFRCS


cupcake tree

Cupcake tree decorates Storytime.
Photo: Submitted

How can you possibly resist fun at Christmas?

That’s what the Military Family Resource Centre Society (MFRCS) is planning with their sixth annual Storytime with Santa community event to be held on Friday, Dec. 6.

“It’s a great night for everyone,” said Judith Chance, MFRCS Fund Development Manager. “It’s fun and it’s open to the entire community, whether you are military or civilian.”

Last year more than 600 people took part in the free event, but advance registration is required. Registration is open and about 200 people have already registered. You can register online at or by calling the MFRCS at 780-594-6006 ext 0.

“It’s a great event. It’s all free and the community looks forward to it every year,” said Chance. “There will be pizza, snacks, crafts, games, and so much more!”

Festivities begin at 4:30 pm at the CANEX for pictures with Santa and family photos. The fun continues at the MFRCS building beginning at 5:00 pm.

“It’s a fun family event and we enjoy organizing it. It’s all free thanks to the generosity of our sponsors,” said Chance.

A highlight is the cupcake tree with free cupcakes for participants. Staff at MFRCS bake cupcakes and decorate them to put on the tree which was built by a military volunteer.

The lighting of the Base Christmas Tree, located next to the CANEX, will take place immediately after Storytime With Santa is finished, approximately 7:00 pm. Everyone is encouraged to attend!