CAN DO’s Student Action Committee will hold its inaugural CAN DO Community Park Tree Lighting ceremony on Friday, December 3, at 5 p.m. in the park located at the corner of Broad and Laurel streets in Downtown Hazleton.
The event, which will be held during Downtown Hazleton First Friday, is open to the public and will include a complementary hot chocolate bar, courtesy of Milkhouse Creamery, throughout the event.
The evening will begin with Santa and Mrs. Claus lighting the tree followed by featured performances from Keystone Ballet Academy's Sugar Plum Fairy and ballet dancers followed by the Olde Towne Carolers.
Those in attendance can have their photo taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus, as well as the Sugar Plum Fairy, who will be located within The Hub at 13-15 W. Broad Street
The CAN DO Community Park Tree Lighting ceremony is coordinated by co-chairs Amelia Bredbenner and Lucy Olander of Hazleton Area High School. Additional Student Action Committee members are: Ryan Hastings and Jayce Sanchez of Hazleton Area Academy of Sciences; Ava Ziegler, Mirlenys Rodriguez, Annie Peralta, and Mason Mazurkiwecz of Hazleton Area High School; Kallen Selby and Jaycol Tejeda of Immanuel Christian School; Walter Pavlik of Marian High School; Daniella Vasquez and John Schwear III of MMI Preparatory School; and Timothy Maguschak and Jack Nemshick of Weatherly High School. The students are under the guidance of CAN DO Student Action Committee Advisor Cal Herring and CAN DO Community Relations Specialist Amy Michelli.