MADISON, N.J.- At least 100 guests enjoyed festive holiday crafts, games, sweet holiday snacks and hot cocoa at the Madison Area YMCA’s first Holiday Hooplah event on Dec 16.

Aaron the Elf led game playing, and the “Gymnastics Elves” had activities for little ones in the Gymnastics Center. Kids Central hosted an open play session. A family STEM (science, technology, engineering and Math) building challenge also took place.

The Madison Area YMCA is a 501(c)(3) cause-driven charitable organization dedicated to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. All are welcome to be enriched by Y membership, programming, community wellness and health-enhancing programs, regardless of ability to pay. Generous donations to the Madison Area YMCA’s Annual Fund make it possible for everyone in our community to experience the Y.