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The Atlantic Avenue Local Development Corp. Announces its

2015 Holiday Events from Hicks Street to Fourth Avenue in Brooklyn!

Mark Your Calendars!

Santa on Atlantic Ave.

Santa Visits Brooklyn’s Atlantic Avenue

Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony & Party: December 4th, 6-8pm at Belarusian Church, corner of Atlantic Avenue & Bond Street. Local public schools & cultural organizations will perform followed by yummy treats & refreshments provided by some of Atlantic Avenue’s best restaurants and shops. Guest appearance by Santa! Please bring a new toy or book for our toy drive OR a wrapped toy or book but mark the wrapper with gender and age intended for.

Annual Merchant Window Judging Competition: December 2nd. Merchants get your holiday windows ready! The judges will walk the avenue this night.

Shop & Dine Promotion: From December 5th through 19th.  Get 10% off selected items at participating stores and restaurants. Check back for details.

Walk the Windows Event, Saturday, December 12th. Enjoy holiday windows, gift specials, and in-store activities at participating businesses. Dozens of stores and restaurants along Atlantic Avenue from Hicks Street to Fourth Avenue will hold special events with live music, lectures, book readings, children’s activities, wine and food tastings, and much more. Plus Santa and other holiday fun along the avenue on this special day.

Follow our Annual Holiday Events coverage at these links for daily photos and info to make your holiday season even more special and fun:

This AALDC holiday blog at https://atlanticavenuebrooklyn.wordpress.com

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“Favorite Holiday Songs”

Save these dates!

Atlantic Avenue Holiday Windows Design Competition. Judging will be held Tuesday, November 26th. Prominent representatives of local community and cultural organizations will meet at 6pm at Hollow Nickel at 494 Atlantic Avenue (btwn Nevins & Third Avenue) and walk the Avenue from Fourth Avenue to the waterfront to view store windows. Stores will be encouraged to take into consideration this year’s theme of Favorite Holiday Songs when planning their holiday windows. Judges include (list in formation): Diane Jacobowitz, Executive Director of Dancewave, Mac Premo, graphic artist/animator, Strafe, musician/songwriter best known for his hit, Set it Off, and producer Fred Brown of BRIC.

Annual Atlantic Avenue Tree Lighting & Party. Tuesday, December 3rd, 6 – 8:00 pm at Belarusian Church at 401 Atlantic Avenue, corner of Bond Street in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn.

Free and Open to the public.

  • Annual Tree Lighting at 6pm SHARP to be officiated by Councilmember Stephen Levin
  • Annual Atlantic Avenue Holiday Window Design Competition winners to be announced
  • Holiday Party with special performances to include Rolie Polie Guacamole, Dancewave, and children from P.S. 38
  • Special guest Santa will greet the children
  • Toy & Book collection to contribute to Councilmember Stephen Levin’s toy and book drive for children living in Gowanus Houses (Gowanus) and Independence Towers (Williamsburg). Bring new toy or book fully wrapped with written note on wrapping paper indicating appropriate gender and age group.

During holiday season look for these along Atlantic Avenue:

  • Favorite holiday recipes shared at participating stores. In the last two years more than 100 different recipes have been made available

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