Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden, in partnership with the South West Brooklyn Parks Task Force will host two Christmas Tree lightings this December in preparation for the upcoming Christmas season and to bring out the holiday spirit at this time of year.
Senator Golden stated, "During the Christmas season, and all year, residents of our community should join together in the Christmas spirit and exhibit good will to serve the most needy. These Christmas tree lightings will serve as occasions where all can come to embrace those values together and enjoy the warmth that this holiday brings as winter comes upon us."
The Christmas Tree lightings, which will feature Christmas caroling, hot chocolate and a special visit from Santa Claus, will take place at the following times and places:
Monday, December 13, 2010 at 6:30 p.m.
Lady Moody Square (Van Sicklen and Avenue U)
Tuesday, December 14, 2010 at 6:30 p.m.
McKinley Park (Fort Hamilton Parkway and Bay Ridge Parkway)
Donations for Senator Golden’s annual Toys for Tots drive will be collected at the events. The Toys for Tots Foundation provides United States Marines the opportunity to bring the joy of Christmas to needy children.