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City of Salinas, Salinas City Center

10th Annual Tree for Peace Dedication and Lighting in Salinas City Center!


Save the date for Monday, November 19th 2018; 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

SALINAS, CA – CSUMB @ Salinas City Center located at One Main Street in Downtown Salinas will be the location for the 10th Annual “Tree For Peace” Dedication and Lighting Ceremony.

The event is free and open to the public. Salinas Mayor Joe Gunter and representatives of the City of Salinas will dedicate the Salinas Christmas Tree on the steps of CSUMB @ Salinas City Center.

The event begins at 4:30 p.m. with an impressive collection of live children’s performances hosted by the Arts Council for Monterey County and the Alisal Center for the Fine Arts. There will be a special visit with Santa made possible thanks to the Salinas City Center Improvement Association. The formal program will start at 5:15 p.m. and include the Salinas High School FFA, Hot cider presented by the Food Bank of Monterey County, and an inspirational message led by Cris Rury of Compass Church Salinas.

The event will feature white ribbons passed out by the San Andreas Region Center. Members of the community will be invited to write messages for peace on the ribbons. The messages will be tied into bows and installed on the tree. The tree is from Christmas Hills Tree Farm in Mossy Rock, Washington and has been shipped & installed fresh courtesy of McShane’s Landscape Supply.

For more information or questions, please contact Steve McShane at (831) 970-4141 or steve@mcshanenursery.com

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