Senator Golden To Host Christmas Tree Lightings In Neighborhood

Martin J. Golden

November 20, 2007

Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden, in partnership with the Bay Ridge Parks Task Force, will host three Christmas Tree lightings throughout the community this December in preparation for the upcoming Christmas season and to bring out the holiday spirit in all as we celebrate this magical time of year.

Senator Marty Golden stated, "Come join friends, and neighbors as we embrace our Christmas spirit and look forward to a rewarding season together at the upcoming Christmas tree lightings."

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:

Tuesday, December 4, 2007 at 6:30 p.m.
Lady Moody Square (Van Sicklen and Avenue U)

Thursday, December 6, 2007 at 6:30 p.m.
Fort Hamilton Memorial Park (95th Street and 4th Avenue)

Wednesday, December 12, 2007 at 6:30 p.m.
McKinley Park (Fort Hamilton Parkway and Bay Ridge Parkway)

Senator Golden stated, "Christmas tree lightings are a symbol of the Christmas season and this season is a time when family and friends are reminded how important they are to each other. During the Christmas season, and throughout the entire year, all members of the 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."