The Rome Rescue Mission is hosting its annual Christmas party on Saturday from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at 413 E. Dominick St.
There will be pictures with Santa Claus, face painting, a DJ and a lunch buffet by Verizon Wireless.
The public is welcome.
The Rescue Mission is still in need of 500 hams and fixings and presents for children up to age 13.
Call the mission, 315-337-2516, to adopt a child or family or just drop off items Monday through Friday from 9 am. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The center is open Dec. 24 and 25 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.