The Backus American Legion Auxiliary Kids Christmas Party for children ages 10 and under will be from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14.

The event will include goody bags, a gift project, a visit from Santa Claus and a complimentary lunch.

The American Legion Post is participating in the Hackensack Chamber of Commerce’s Giving Tree program providing gifts for needy area children. Gift request envelopes will be available at the Legion starting Tuesday, Dec. 3. Gifts should be returned to the Legion by Monday, Dec. 16, for distribution to families by the chamber.