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Washington Square Park Annual Tree Lighting

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.

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Santa Claus has promised to appear and lead the children in the illumination countdown.

There will be caroling by the Rob Susman Brass Quartet. The Washington Square Association provides complimentary songbooks. 


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NYC Parks is currently undergoing a thorough inspection of all trees in Washington Square Park. The last inspection occurred roughly two years ago and immediate hazards were identified and resolved. As of August 8, our Manhattan Forestry unit will be pruning approximately 270 trees over several days. Additionally, there will be one removal of a 32-inch pin oak with root rot in the northwest section of the park to ensure public safety.

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