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NYPD bring holiday cheer to kids at St. Mary’s in Bayside

Dec. 25, 2023 By Ethan Marshall

Members of the NYPD paid a special visit for the holidays to the kids and their families at St. Mary’s Hospital for Children in Bayside on Monday, Dec. 18.

Photo courtesy of St. Mary’s

Photo courtesy of St. Mary’s

The visit featured caroling, arts and crafts for the kids, a special appearance by Santa Claus, and other festive activities. Additionally, the kids received presents from the NYPD.

Photo courtesy of St. Mary’s

New York’s Finest were also joined by Mr. and Mrs. Met, who were eager to celebrate the holidays with the kids.

Photo courtesy of St. Mary’s

The kids also got to meet and dance along with some of their favorite movie and TV characters. There were also several characters that always feature during with the holiday season, such as elves and nutcrackers.

Photo courtesy of St. Mary’s

Photo courtesy of St. Mary’s

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