Oh Christmas Tree! More tree lighting events in Long Beach
2009-12-08 · By Editor
There’s nothing quite like a colorful tree twinkling in the crisp winter air to usher in some holiday cheer. If you missed last weekend’s tree lighting events, you’re in luck. There are still several Christmas tree lighting ceremonies planned around Long Beach.
From now until December 17, the Queen Mary, Good Neighbor Park and Rose Park Neighborhood Association will all host celebrations centered around that shimmering, green Christmas icon.
Queen Mary Tree Lighting
On Wednesday, December 9, join the Mayor of Long Beach at the Queen Mary’s annual tree-lighting party starting at 4 p.m. The program will feature holiday entertainment, a holiday sing-a-long, and refreshments. For more information, call (562) 435-3511 or read about the Queen Mary Tree Lighting in Long Beach.
Fourth Annual Tree Lighting and Movie in the Park
Bring your family and friends to Good Neighbor Park, 2800 N. Studebaker Road to celebrate the holiday season. Get in the spirit by donating an unwrapped toy to the Long Beach Firefighters “Spark of Love” Toy Drive. The tree lighting ceremony will take place Sunday, December 13 at 4:45 p.m. followed by a special showing of the movie “The Polar Express” in 3D featured on a 29-foot inflatable screen.Bring lawn chairs and blankets. There will also be a special appearance by Santa.
Rose Park Annual Tree Lighting and Trimming
Bring your friends and join your neighbors in Rose Park on December 17 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Rose Park at 800 Orizaba Avenue to celebrate the holiday season for a tree-trimming ceremony. The free event will include carolers, cookies and hot cider. Don’t forget to bring an ornament to decorate the tree. http://rpna.org