The Yellowhead Community Services Little Stars Pre-School Concert and Open House on Dec. 11 at the Barriere Ridge was once again played to a packed house of parents, grandparents, caregivers, siblings and friends.
The charming two to four-year-old youngsters all wore reindeer hats as they sang three songs and recited a poem.
They also produced handmade snowflakes, and bells to ring when singing Jingle Bells.
Some of the youngest performers periodically took a few moments to run into the crowd and show a parent their snowflake or bells. Then, amidst much coaching to get back into the performance, they would trot over and take up where they had left off with their friends.
Their enthusiasm and joy for the concert was wonderful to see, and the whole performance was recorded on dozens of cameras and cell phones.
The staff who have worked with the children have certainly done an admirable job if the concert can be used as an example.
After the concert almost everyone stopped in to the multi-purpose room where Yellowhead Community Services (YCS) was hosting an open house. Plenty of goodies and refreshments were on hand for even the youngest to enjoy. Yellowhead then wrappped up the day with a full course dinner served in-house for the YCS board before attending a year-end board meeting.