NUTLEY, NJ - The Township of Nutley officially kicks off the Holiday Season tonight starting at 5:30 with the annual celebration on the Nutley Park Oval including music, horse and buggy rides and the lighting of the tree. Immediately after the lighting of the tree, Vincent Church will host three performances of the Living Nativity. During the entire evening, TAPinto Nutley will host a food and toy drive in front of Vincent Church.
“Our holiday celebration is a wonderful tradition that brings families and friends together to welcome in the holiday season,” commented Mayor Scarpelli. “It is a great way to see our community at its best.”
The festivities begin at 5:30 p.m. with live entertainment at John H. Walker Middle School including the Elementary School Choir, the John H. Walker Middle School Concert Choir, the Middle School Jazz Band, the Choralettes, and the Brass Ensemble.
Vincent United Methodist Church invites the community to their annual presentation of the Living Nativity on Sunday December 8 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The living nativity has been a Nutley tradition for about 30 years, several years ago the church made the decision to present the birth of Jesus in a stable on the church lawn the same night as the township tree lighting on the oval.
After our successful food, personal care, and toy drive at Nutley Chamber of Commerce's Santa's Arrival, we're doing it again this Sunday at the Living Nativity.
Look for the TAPinto Nutley Mini Coopers in front of Vincent Church Nutley this Sunday evening near the Living Nativity. We'll be collecting personal care items and non-perishable food to support community programs supported by Vincent Church, and new toys for the Chieffo Family toy drive.
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