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On Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 6:00 p.m., the Atlantic Avenue Local Development Corporation will host the Annual Atlantic Avenue Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Belarusan Church, corner of Atlantic Avenue and Bond Street, in downtown Brooklyn’s charming Boerum Hill neighborhood.
An Annual Event
The annual tree lighting ceremony, this year sponsored by Stribling and Con Edison, is a popular holiday event bringing people together from the neighborhoods of Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, Downtown Brooklyn and Boerum Hill along and around the stretch of Atlantic Avenue running from Hicks Street to Fourth Avenue. The event is free and open to the public with complimentary holiday treats provided by local Atlantic Avenue restaurants and shops.
Carols and Performances
Atlantic Avenue’s annual tree lighting ceremony and activities will feature students from P.S. 38 and P.S. 261 who will lead guests with carols and performances. This year there will also be a performance by children’s entertainers, Rolie Polie Guacamole. Santa Claus will also make a guest appearance to participate in the festivities, greet children and receive their Dear Santa letters. District Leader JoAnne Simon will officiate the tree lighting.