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  • Lakeview Tree Lighting Ceremony

    Sunday, November 24 from 6-8PM, with ornament-making from 4:30-6pm at S&G Restaurant
    The Lincoln Hub at Lincoln/Southport/Wellington Intersection
    Celebrate the kickoff of the holiday season in Lakeview with the lighting of Lakeview's community Christmas tree! Enjoy live performances and a special visit from Santa! The festivities will take place outdoors at the Lincoln Hub intersection of Lincoln/Southport/Wellington.
    Head to S&G Restaurant before the tree lighting from 4:30-6PM for an ornament-making arts & crafts project hosted by KidCreate Art Studio! You can put your ornament on the Lakeview Christmas tree or bring it home!
    Advocate Health will be hosting a Coat & Book Drive during the event, so please bring any used coats or books to donate to those in need!
    The Tree Lighting Ceremony will begin at 6PM.
    Highlights include:
    • Carols performed by students from Alphonsus Academy and Center for the Arts
    • Appearances by cast members from Gian Carlo Menotti's "Amahl and the Night Visitors" performing this November and December at Athenaeum Theatre
    • A countdown to the tree lighting featuring an appearance by Santa, joined by other community leaders
    • S&G Restaurant and Golden Apple Diner will also be serving FREE hot chocolate from 6-8pm!
    This event is sponsored by Lakeview SSA 27.