Christmas in the Park planned Friday evening in Lehighton
Christmas in the Park, sponsored by Lehighton Area Council of the Carbon County Chamber of Commerce, will be held from 6-7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, in the upper park bandshell in Lehighton.
The Lehighton Band will provide Christmas music throughout the evening and a tree-lighting will be done when Santa arrives at around 6:30 p.m., courtesy of Lehighton Fire Department.
Free hot cocoa will be served to Senior Girl Scouts Troop 583. Candy canes, compliments of Lehighton Dollar Store, will be given to all children by Santa.
There will be two bicycles, with helmets, given to two lucky children. The boys bike will be compliments of the Beltzville Lions Club and the girls bike, compliments of Wal-Mart in Lehighton. A Red Ryder sleigh will be provided by Lehighton Hardware.
Children's books will be presented by The Lehighton Area Memorial Library and musical recorders will be offered by Carbon County Music and More.
Others gifts, including ones to children age 12 and under, will be provided by anonymous donors.
Financial sponsors for the event include Lehighton Downtown Initiative, Franklin Township Lions Club, Jim Thorpe National Bank and R.F. Ohl Fuel Oil.