Park District holiday tree lighting Nov. 26

Gather family and friends for the sights, sounds and fun of the season to enjoy the free annual Holiday Tree Lighting hosted by Rockford Park District Sunday, Nov. 26 at Sinnissippi Gardens, 1300 N. Second St., Rockford. Festivities begin at approximately 5 p.m., with free photos with Santa and friends until 5:30 p.m., when the tree will be lit.

Letters for Santa can be dropped off at the “North Pole Express” mailbox through Dec. 15 (include a return address for Santa’s reply). Treats and beverages will be available for purchase, with proceeds to benefit the Friends of Lockwood Park volunteer efforts.

Fine Lines Dance Company will provide musical entertainment. Event parking will be available in the Sinnissippi riverfront lot north of the Greenhouse (use the Symbol entrance to access), and the YMCA north lot.

For information about accessibility for people with disabilities attending the Tree Lighting, call 987-1600. For event information, call 987-8800.

From the Nov. 22-28, 2006, issue

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