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December 2, 2008
Christmas tree lighting ceremony at Scarborough Civic Centre
Kick off the holiday season with the Christmas tree lighting ceremony at the Scarborough Civic Centre on Tuesday, December 9, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The celebrations include: free outdoor ice skating (weather permitting); free indoor live music provided by the Cedarbrook Public School Choir, Dr. Norman Bethune Senior Jazz Band, R&B musical artist Jacqueline John; free hot chocolate and cookies; arts and crafts; and free pictures with Santa Claus.

The Scarborough Civic Centre is located at 150 Borough Dr. (McCowan and Ellesmere Roads). For more information, call 416-396-7766.

Toronto is Canada’s largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.6 million people. It is the economic engine of Canada and one of the greenest and most creative cities in North America. In the past three years, Toronto has won numerous awards for quality, innovation and efficiency in delivering public services. Toronto’s government is dedicated to prosperity, opportunity and liveability for all its residents.

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Parks, Forestry and Recreation Media Hotline, 416-560-8726,



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