The annual tree lighting ceremony in the park will take place at 4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12.

The event will include an appearance by Santa Claus and holiday tunes played by the Lee High School band.

Following remarks by Chamber President Bruce Singer, hot chocolate and home-baked desserts will be available in the Community Room at Lee Congregational Church. Gift wrapping will be available.

Both the treats and gift wrapping will be by donation to benefit student groups at Lee High School. The Community Room will be open until 7 p.m.