For the 10th year, the Chabad Jewish Center will hold a holiday event at Arbor Park in Ellington.
The program, celebrating the festival of Chanukah, will be held on Thursday, Dec. 13 - the sixth evening of the holiday. The festivities will begin at 6 p.m. and all are invited to attend this free event.
“We invite the entire community to participate in the festivities,” said Rabbi Yosef Wolvovsky, Executive Director of Chabad. “Chanukah celebrates the religious freedom of all. It’s a really celebratory time and people from all backgrounds come. It’s a nice community celebration.”
Wolvovsky said that there are people who come out year after year and look forward to the event.
“It’s a beautiful thing,” he said.
In addition to the kindling of a giant, 9-foot Menorah candelabra, hot cider and warm potato “Latkes” (pancakes) will be served. There will also be festive music and free raffles. Children and adults are welcome to this special celebration, free of charge!
Check out the Ellington-Somers Patch story from last year’s Menorah lighting.
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