CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – Family activities and the Greene Square tree lighting will take place at Greene Square on Saturday, December 4. A family craft activity will be held indoors at the Cedar Rapids Public Library from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Outdoor family activities including a scavenger hunt, "Reindeer Games," and stories near the tree, will take place at Greene Square between 4:00-5:15 p.m. The Sherry Mylhousen family, of Cedar Rapids, will assist with lighting the 35-foot Colorado blue spruce that they donated at 5:30 p.m.
The Parks and Recreation Department is accepting donations of new hats, gloves, and mittens during the event. They will be distributed to children at the Northwest Recreation Center beginning December 7, until supplies are gone.