On Monday, Dec. 3, the city of Mountain View will be holding its annual Community Tree Lighting Celebration from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Civic Center Plaza at 500 Castro St.
There will be refreshments, live music and a visit from Santa Claus at 5:45 p.m.
Children may visit with and pose for pictures with Santa Claus for free. Participants are encouraged to bring a can of food to help build the "Giving Tree" for the Community Services Agency.
For more information, contact Kristine Pardini, the city's recreation coordinator, at 903-6410 or go online to www.mountainview.gov.