Town of North Hempstead Holds Annual Manhasset Tree Lighting Ceremony

Children enjoy the Manhasset Tree Lighting event. (Courtesy Town of North Hempstead)

The Town of North Hempstead hosted its annual Manhasset Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony in conjunction with the Manhasset Chamber of Commerce, Manhasset Park District, and Manhasset Lakeville Fire Department on Friday, Dec. 3 at Mary Jane Davies Green in Manhasset.

The event included a performance by the Manhasset High School Brass Choir and awards for the Manhasset Chamber of Commerce poster contest. Manhasset American Legion Post 304, Marine Corp League Detachment 1471, and Rev. Stephen Tamke assisted with the Pledge of Allegiance and the blessing.

The Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department brought along Santa who made an appearance following the tree lighting. Hundreds of members of the community attended to enjoy the festivities and witness the tree lighting. Refreshments were provided by For Five Coffee Roasters of Manhasset and Herb & Olive Marketa.

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The tree at Mary Jane Davies Green is lit marking the beginning of the holiday season. (Courtesy Town of North Hempstead)
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Elected officials at the Manhasset Tree Lighting event. (Courtesy Town of North Hempstead)
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Poster contest participants show of their creations. (Courtesy Town of North Hempstead)
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Crowds gather at Mary Jane Davies Green for the annual North Hempstead tree lighting ceremony. (Courtesy Town of North Hempstead)

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