Thousand Oaks, California, USASt. Nicholas Visit
Saint Nicholas was greeted by the children and spoke about his contributions to the early church, his role as Patron Saint of Children as illuminated by the story of the three maidens and of Sailors by the story of calming the storm. He went on to tell of how we can be better gift givers and not just gift receivers. St. Nicholas also shared a Christmas poem by Rudyard Kipling, Eddi’s Service. St. Nicholas had coloring pages with space for children to make a list of what they would do for others at Christmas.