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November 27, 2017
Annual Christmas tree lighting at Scarborough Civic Centre
The City of Toronto is hosting a free, family-friendly Christmas tree lighting ceremony in the rotunda of the Scarborough Civic Centre on Friday, December 1. Councillor Chin Lee (Ward 41 Scarborough-Rouge River) will act as master of ceremonies for this event that will feature photos with Santa (bring your own camera), free arts and crafts for kids, free ice skating (weather permitting), and a performance by the Toronto Children's Concert Choir & Performing Arts Company.

Date: Friday, December 1
Time: 7 to 9 p.m.
Location: Scarborough Civic Centre, 150 Borough Dr.

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