It was the 22nd annual Christmas tree lighting at the Memorial Peace Plaza for State Senator Jeff Klein who was joined by Assemblymen Mark Gjonaj and Michael Benedetto, as well as the Chorus os PS 105 who sang several songs until Santa came to help light the Christmas tree.
Above - The PD 106 Chorus sang several holiday songs for those who braved the cold like the happy children who got to show off their talent.
Below - State Senator Jeff Klein welcomes everyone to the tree lighting, introduces his fellow legislators Assemblymen Mark Gjonaj and Michael Benedetto as he thanks the PS 105 chorus for the wonderful songs.
Above - Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj lets his senior member of the assembly Assemblyman Benedetto speak first, as both assemblymen kept their speeches very short due to the very cold weather.
Below - Santa dropped in to help light the tree here as he says hello to the children.
Santa, the elected officials, the chorus os PS 105, and others gather in front of the Christmas tree for one big group photo. It was then off to Morris Park for most, and the next tree lighting.