Obama visits DC Boys & Girls Club
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Former President Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaMichelle Obama's memoir is 2018's fastest-selling book at Barnes & Noble Dem bundler: Donors waiting on 2020 commitments until Beto O'Rourke makes decision Leon Panetta’s nightmare is today's national security crisis MORE, donning a Santa hat, stopped by a branch of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Washington on Thursday.

The former president paid a visit to the Jelleff Club in Northeast Washington, where he visited with about 50 middle school students taking part in after-school activities, The Washington Post reported.

During the visit, which lasted about half an hour, Obama brought gifts and posed for a photo with the students. He tweeted about the experience shortly after. 

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"There's no better time than the holiday season to reach out and give back to our communities," he tweeted. "Great to hear from young people at the Boys & Girls Club in DC today."

Obama and former first lady Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaObama jokes Michelle’s book is causing ‘strain in our marriage’ Michelle Obama's memoir is 2018's fastest-selling book at Barnes & Noble Valerie Jarrett says Michelle Obama won't run for public office: 'It will never happen' MORE have remained in D.C. this year while their younger daughter Sasha finishes school. 

The Obamas have paid multiple visits to schools and community centers since leaving the White House early this year.