All Manhasset residents officially kicked off the Christmas season with the annual Christmas Tree Lighting at Mary Jane Davies Park. The winners are of the Manhasset Chamber of Commerce poster contest grades kindergarten through sixth were announced.
The program began with the Pledge of Allegiance led by the Manhasset American Legion, a blessing from local clergy and a performance from the Manhasset High School Brass Choir. There was an appearance by Santa following. Everyone enjoyed the live music from DJ Kev D, a photo booth station and hot chocolate.
This was the beginning of holiday happiness from the Town of North Hempstead, the Manhasset Park District, the Manhasset Chamber of Commerce and the Manhasset Lakeville Fire & Water District who sponsored this great hometown event.