The 22nd Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony attracted 90 area residents on Wednesday night.
Despite the rain, area residents and families celebrated the start of the holiday season at the 22nd Coventry Community Center Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Wednesday evening. The Reminder provided songbooks for the families to help accompany the Pawtuxet Valley Community Chorus as they sang traditional carols. Staff members of the Coventry Parks and Recreation Department also helped in creating and distributing holiday crafts for young children at several tables. Complimentary cookies and apple juice were also served as everyone anxiously awaited the arrival of two special guests. Then to the sound of flashing lights and a siren, Santa and Mrs. Claus arrived in style on a Coventry fire truck. As they entered the center, the …
Today is Wednesday, Dec. 7. Here are five things you need to know:
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Lauren Costa
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Parks & Recreation Winter Camp Registration: Coventry residents with children in grades 1-8 are urged to register for the Christmas Vacation camp soon as spots are filling up quickly. Registration for all other programs will begin Dec. 12 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Community Center. Greene Library's Tales for Tots: The Greene Public Library (179 Hopkins Hollow Rd., Greene), will host Tales for Tots today and each Wednesday from 10:30-11:15 a.m. The program is for 3 and 4-year olds and promotes early literacy through stories, rhymes, finger plays, songs and movement. 22nd Annual Christmas Tree Lighting: Come by the Coventry Community Center at 5:45 p.m. and join in the festivities at this beloved annual event! Santa's sleigh will …