Mercer Island to host tree lighting, Firehouse Munch, Argosy Ship | Holiday briefs

  • Thursday, November 30, 2017 2:39pm
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The annual Mercer Island event will feature the 32nd Street Singers singing choral holiday classics during the tree lighting at Mercerdale Park and Charlie and the Flashbacks featuring Dave Irish providing musical entertainment at the Firehouse Munch. Photo courtesy of Mercer Island Parks and Recreation

The annual Mercer Island event will feature the 32nd Street Singers singing choral holiday classics during the tree lighting at Mercerdale Park and Charlie and the Flashbacks featuring Dave Irish providing musical entertainment at the Firehouse Munch. Photo courtesy of Mercer Island Parks and Recreation

Holiday tree lighting and Firehouse Munch is Dec. 1

Gather with family, friends and neighbors for an evening of free holiday merriment in Town Center on Dec. 1. The community tree lighting ceremony and caroling occur at Mercerdale Park, from 6:30-7 p.m.

From 7-8:30 p.m., the North Fire Station (3030 78th Ave. SE) hosts its annual Firehouse Munch, with arts and crafts, Santa photos, treats and musical entertainment. Please bring an unwrapped toy for the Toys for Tots drive to help a child in need have a better holiday season.

Call Kai Fulginiti at 206-275-7864 with questions.

Argosy Holiday Ship returns Dec. 22

On Dec. 22, the Argosy Holiday Ship will return to Luther Burbank Park with its onboard choir to sing carols from the boat to beachgoers. Attendees will be cozy on the shore, feeling the warmth of a beach bonfire and enjoying warm drinks.

All are welcome. Gather at the south end swimming beach at Luther Burbank Park for this free event, appropriate for all ages. It goes from 7:30-9 p.m. Contact Kai Fulginiti at 206-275-7864 with questions.

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