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November 27, 1998
Busy Seasonal Activities Planned for Scarborough Civic Centre
The Scarborough Civic Centre will be a hub of activities in December as
Scarborough celebrates the holiday season.

The fun begins with the annual Tree Lighting and Carol Singing event on Friday,
December 4 at 7:00 p.m. Enjoy the sounds of the season with Lillian & Danny
Reesor and the Festive Choir and watch community groups decorate Christmas
trees. These decorated trees will be on display in the Civic Centre during the
month of December. At 8:00 p.m. the switch will be turned on to light the
Christmas Tree on the Albert Campbell Square and the lights around the Civic

From Tuesday, December 8 to 11, a series of noon hour concerts will take place
featuring choirs and bands from the Toronto Board of Education - Scarborough

The Scarborough Concert Band takes to the stage to perform seasonal favourites
on Monday, December 14th at 7:30 p.m.

Throughout the month, the Sunday concert series continues with the following

December 6 Music For the Holidays with the Metropolitan Silver Band December 13 Holiday Magic with the Band of The Royal Regiment of Canada with guest Master of Ceremonies Henry Shannon December 20 Sing-A-Long with Catharine McGregor's Victorian Christmas Carollers December 27 Rod Staples and Musical Memories

The year comes to an exciting conclusion with the Family New Year's Eve
celebration on Thursday, December 31, beginning at 7:30 p.m with balladeer Rick
Fielding, and at 8:30 p.m., enjoy Music Spectrum with Bob DeAngelis in the
Central Space until 12:30 a.m. For youngsters, we'll have clowns and face
painters from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The Disney feature film "The Little
Mermaid" will be shown twice in the Meeting Hall at 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Outside on the Albert Campbell Square, enjoy sleigh rides around the
Scarborough Civic Centre. There's a bonfire to keep everyone warm and skating
on the Square. The Cafeteria is open and there is ample free parking.

All events at the Scarborough Civic Centre are free of charge. For further
information, call (416) 396-7212.

Media Contact
Steve Johnston
Media Relations Officer
City of Toronto
(416) 396-7214



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