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Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony | 11/16/2017
Our Holiday Light Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony is slated for Friday, Dec. 9. Join us for a light parade, tree lighting, hay rides and music. There will also be cookies and hot chocolate to warm you up. 

Festivities will begin at 6 p.m. with a Holiday Light Parade from 52nd Street, down Breton, ending at City Hall. We'll light the tree at 6:30 p.m. followed by photos with Santa and a performance from the East Kentwood High Jazz Ensemble. 

Back by popular demand is the Elves Express Gift Shop, featuring gifts for $5 or less. The gift shop will be in the Library Community Room.  

We look forward to seeing you there to start the holiday season! 

Winter Parking Reminder | 11/1/2017
From November 15 to March 15 each year, City Ordinance does not allow parking on city streets between 1 a.m. and 8 a.m. for snow maintenance. 

Those parked on the streets during these hours are subject to ticketing. Thank you for your understanding, and helping to keep our community safe and clean! 

Ugly Sweater Cross Country Run | 11/1/2017
Don't put away your running shoes just yet! Grab your ugly sweater and join us for the first annual Ugly Sweater Cross Country 5K! Taking place at Stormy Creek Golf Course, participants will get to explore a fun, curvy cross country course. There will awards for runners as well as the ugliest sweater and best dressed. Cost is $35 to participate. 

Register here

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