Join us on Sunday, December 6th, from 5 – 6 pm for the Second Annual Holiday Tree Lighting at Fort Greene Park (corner of Myrtle Avenue and Washington Park) sponsored by Apple Bank. Come enjoy FREE hot chocolate from Castro’s Restaurant (511 Myrtle Avenue), cookies from Pushkin Bakery & Creperie (541 Myrtle), treats from Brooklyn Sweet Spot (366 Myrtle), and live holiday music presented by the Dr. Susan McKinney Secondary School of Arts Choir. You can also bring new, packaged toys for the toy drive benefiting the annual holiday toy drive held by Fort Greene SNAP and Whitman Resident Association and take selfies with Santa.
The tree lighting will be followed by greetings from your local elected officials including Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, State Senator Velmanette Montgomery, Assembly Member Joseph Lentol, Assembly Member Walter T. Mosley, City Council Member Laurie A. Cumbo, and District Leader Olanike Alabi.
This event is presented by the Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership in collaboration with the Fort Greene Park Conservancy.