Everyone in Wongawilli seemed to be home on Sunday when the familiar sound of Greensleeves brought them all into the front yard.
All the action in Vista Park occurred after word spread that Ken Murray, of Kens Cones, was visiting to give away free soft serve ice-cream.
Mr Murray had teamed up with land developer the Sheargold Group to spread some good will and lift peoples' spirits during COVID-19 restrictions.
Cooper Simonski, 11, was one of the first to greet the van and secure a free soft serve at 1pm..Cooper said Kens Cones had visited the area regularly in recent months.
Cooper said he usually heard Greensleeves for hours before van arrived in his street. So this time he was waiting at the intersection leading into the estate to make sure he didn't miss out.
"I wanted to make sure I got my favourite which is a sherbet one," he said..
And just as well the demand was so great Mr Murray chipped in an additional $250 worth of the soft serve treats.
"I did get smashed as I expected," Mr Murray said.
"I just could not let anyone down. especially the community up at the top area (The Ridge) as they are always the last to get served".
"Ken has done our last couple of Christmas parties at Vista Park put on for the residents by Sheargold. I think it is great they are doing this today," she said.
"There are so many kids living out here now. The suburb is growing. He does good trade even when the ice cream isn't free"..
Mr Murray said parents were full of praise and thanked him for doing the free icecream run on Sunday. And the children were really happy.
"I wish I could have done more and offered any selection from the menu but it just wasn't possible," he said.
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