Cal City preps for Christmas

2012-12-01T17:00:00Z Cal City preps for ChristmasFor The Times
December 01, 2012 5:00 pm  • 

CALUMET CITY | Ken Mabry and Mike Kaczynski, members of the Calumet Memorial Park District's grounds crew, decorated the giant fir trees in front of Memorial Park in preparation for the annual tree lighting ceremony.

This year's event will take place at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 7 at City Hall, 204 Pulaski Road, with a marimba band, Christmas carols and live reindeer.

Then, Santa Claus will lead everyone up Wentworth Avenue to Memorial Park, 612 Wentworth Ave., for more choral performances, a complete holiday concert by the Thornton Fractional North High School Band, sleigh rides drawn by Clydesdale horses, fireworks, and a free visit for children with Santa.

For more information, call (708) 862-6443 or visit

Copyright 2014 All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Follow The Times

Latest Local Offers

Top 5 Symptoms of Septic Tank Problems

5. Slow or sluggish flushing of toilets or drains including se…

Featured Businesses



Should Lake County ask the attorney general's office to mediate in the E-911 consolidation dispute?

View Results

Illinois Newsletters