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Folklore session at Four Rivers Cultural Center unwraps how diverse cultures across the globe view Santa

Maya Wharton, 2, of Ontario, gets to pose with Santa and Mrs. Claus at the holiday event on Friday, Dec. 3, at Four Rivers Cultural Center. Friday the center will host a free folklore event that delves into the traditional myths surrounding Santa. (The Enterprise/LES ZAITZ)

ONTARIO – Kids can learn the story of Santa Claus at a special event Friday at the Four Rivers Cultural Center.

The hour-long Folklore Friday starts at 5 p.m. with a presentation on how different cultures around the world view Santa.

“It’s for kids and families who are interested in learning more about ol’ St. Nick. It should be fun. The kids get to do a craft and watch a shadow puppet show,” said Allison Simon, Four Rivers Cultural Center programming and outreach coordinator.

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