Around South Philly

Photo 1: Gerri Galant, the greeter at Colligas Shoprite, 330 W. Oregon Ave., shows off her holiday spirit by sporting an eye-catching and festive Christmas tree sweater.

Photo 2: Jason Douglas DanceAdelphia’s, 1100 Snyder Ave., preschool students recently celebrated their holiday spectacular.

Photo 3: Some of the older students performed in the Jason Douglas DanceAdelphia Holiday Spectacular on Dec. 17 at Neumann-Goretti High School, 1736 S. 10th St.

Photo 4: The Queen Village Neighbors Association put out a festive spread at its annual holiday party held in Riverside Hall at the Gloria Dei Old Swedes Church, 916 S. Swanson St.

Photo 5: Christmas came early for Philadelphia Phillies fans, as new first baseman Carlos Santana and his family attended the Dec. 20 introductory press conference at Citizens Bank Park, 1 Citizens Bank Way.

Photo 6: New Phillies manager Gabe Kapler helps Santana get into the No. 41 Phillies uniform that the former Cleveland Indian will be wearing in 2018 and beyond.

Photos provided by Ann-Marie Nacchio, Jason Douglas Danceadelphia, Queen Village Neighbors Association and the Philadelphia Phillies