The city of Surprise is inviting residents to the sixth annual Deck the Hock holiday event on Thursday, Dec. 8.
This free, family-friendly celebration will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Surprise Senior Center, 15832 N. Hollyhock St.
It includes performances by Dysart Community Center afterschool program, hot cocoa, sweet treats, holiday crafts and more.
Attendees can help bring holiday cheer to local families in need by bringing a new, unwrapped gift and a handmade or new ornament to the celebration. Place the gifts under two Christmas trees on display outside the Senior Center. The gifts, trees and ornaments will be donated to local families.
Those unable to make the event who would still like to donate can drop items off at the Surprise Senior Center between 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdaysthrough Dec. 8.
Gift ideas for the families include:
Contact Ida Gattie at 623-222-1500, or Ida.Gattie@surpriseaz.gov.