Bring your family to enjoy a festive evening of music, caroling, refreshments, hayrides and a visit from Santa and his elves at the Christmas Tree Lighting at Glasgow Park from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5
The actual tree lighting, led by County Executive Tom Gordon along with Councilman David Tackett, is scheduled for 5 o’clock.
This event is free, however to help those less fortunate, please bring a non-perishable food item or new mittens/hats/scarves.
See schedule of events below.
Tree Lighting at Glasgow Park• Location: Glasgow Park Pavilion #3 (across from sledding hill)2275 Pulaski Highway, Newark DE 19702- Traveling west on Rt. 40, first entrance into Park• Date/Time: Thursday, December 5, 2013 Tree Lighting at 5:00 pm. Event from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm• The Executive will speak: 5:00 pm ? Welcome community members to Tree Lighting at Glasgow Park.? Thank the following for providing refreshments, decorations and music:Refreshments by Everspring Church, Red Lion Church, Red Lion Christian Academy and Eastpoint Church;Decorations provided by Switch Skateboard Shop;Music provided by Mt. Pleasant High School Brass Quintet, Red Lion Christian Academy, Everspring Church? Introduce Councilman Tackett? Count down for tree lighting and throw switch; sing “Oh, Christmas Tree”
• Schedule of Activities:o Music 4:00 - 6:00 pmo Hayrides 4:00 - 6:00 pmo Visits with Santa 4:00 – 6:00 pmo Refreshments 4:00 – 6:00 pm• Music provided by4:00 Brass Quintet from Mt. Pleasant High School4:30 Red Lion Youth Group4:45 Everspring Church 5:00 Tree will be lit and everyone will sing “Oh, Christmas Tree”5:10 Brass Quintet5:30 Everspring Church• Refreshments provided by Everspring Church, Red Lion Church, Red Lion Christian Academy and Eastpoint Church.• Decorations provided by Switch Skateboard Shop• Department of Special Services staff will be on hand.