Love that Christmas tree ceremony but don’t feel like trekking up to Rockefeller Center? Have no fear, the Stoop is here to help. There are a couple of upcoming opportunities to celebrate the season with neighbors.
Atlantic Avenue Local Development Corporation Tree Lighting Party
WHERE: In front of the Belarusian Church, corner of Atlantic and Bond
WHEN: Thursday, November 29, 6-8pm
WHAT: Tree lighting, kids singing, Santa, and musical guests Rolie Polie Guacamole. Free holiday recipes and tasty treats are promised.
Park Slope Women’s Shelter 16th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony
WHERE: Park Slope Armory, 1402 8th Avenue
WHEN: Tuesday, December 4, 6-8pm
WHAT: There’s a tree lighting, a sweet community singalong, cookies and cocoa.
EXTRAS: You can bring non-perishable food items for the Hurricane Sandy depleted CAMBRA food bank. Call 718-369-7226 for additional information.
The Park Slope 5th Avenue BID’s Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony
WHERE: Corner of 5th Avenue and 3rd Street
WHEN: Wednesday, December 5 at 6pm
WHAT: As last year’s event, pictured above, shows, a tree will be lit, there will be a Santa with helpers, plus hear the MS 51 chorus and – get excited – more music by Rolie Polie Guacamole.