Olean Area's 19th Annual Worldwide Candle Lighting

Organized by The Compassionate Friends, event is held in communities around the globe annually on the second Sunday in December. Candles are lighted at 7 p.m. in every time zone, and as they burn down in one time zone, they are lighted in the next, creating a 24-hour wave of light that encircles the globe. 

Participants must pre-register in advance to attend the virtual candle lighting at the following link and will receive individual unique links and passcodes for use only by them. Webinar can be joined from PCs, Macs, iPads, iPhones or Android devices.

Olean area folk are encouraged to post names, photos and memories of children on the Facebook local 2020 Worldwide Candle Lighting Event Page and to place ornaments on the white Children's Memorial Tree located in Olean's Lincoln Park on the State Street side of the park, across the street from the City of Olean Municipal Building.

The Compassionate Friends maintain a database of Candle Lighting ceremonies held in the United States and all around the globe

Anyone unable to attend an organized event is encouraged to light a candle at 7 p.m. in quiet remembrance wherever they may be.

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Sun, December 13
6:30 pm — 7:30 pm
Add to My Calendar 12/13/2020 6:30pm 12/13/2020 7:30pm America/New_York Olean Area's 19th Annual Worldwide Candle Lighting

Organized by The Compassionate Friends, event is held in communities around the globe annually on the second Sunday in December. Candles are lighted at 7 p.m. in every time zone, and as they burn down in one time zone, they are lighted in the next, creating a 24-hour wave of light that encircles the globe.

Participants must pre-register in advance to attend the virtual candle lighting at the ...

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