HELMETTA, NJ - Halloween is almost here, but the holiday hints are all ready falling. Stay on top of the inevitable holiday rush by saving the date for the upcoming seasonal fun in Helmetta.

The borough will hold its annual tree lighting on Friday, December 1, which will signal the official beginning of Helmetta's holiday season. Santa will be making his yearly stop in the borough for breakfast and photos on Saturday, December 9.

Residents 55 years of age and older should mark the calendar for Helmetta's traditional Senior 55+ Holiday Dinner.