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Friends of Indian Springs hosts Christmas event

“Santa Mike” reads a story to the group of children gathered Saturday, Nov. 26, during the Friends of Indian Springs State Park event.

“Santa Mike” reads a story to the group of children gathered Saturday, Nov. 26, during the Friends of Indian Springs State Park event.

— Dozens of children and their parents gathered under the stone pavilion at Indian Springs State Park on Saturday, Nov. 26 to hear Santa Claus read a story and get their picture taken with the big guy himself.

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Four-week-old Harrison Woods, and 2-year-old Win Woods, of Savannah, have their picture made with Santa, at Indian Springs State Park.

The appearance by Santa “Mike Miller” Claus was presented by the Friends of Indian Springs State Park, and included crafts, coloring, sweet treats and hot chocolate. It was the third year in a row the group has put on the Santa Mike event.

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Jacob (left), 4, and Hannah Perrigo, 7, of Griffin, have their picture made with Santa at Indian Springs State Park.

Friends of Indian Springs President Beverly Aldridge said the group enjoys presenting programs for the community, and working to generate interest in the park.

-- Michael Davis