Borough President Diaz Ruben Diaz, Jr. Hosts
BRONX TIMES REPORTER, DECEMBER 28 BTR -JANIARY 3, 2019 53
Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. hosted the
Bronx’s time honored Christmas tree lighting ceremony
and holiday festivities on Thursday, December
6 at the Bronx County Building. The evening
included a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus
who provided hot choclate, delicious cookies
and treats for the community and youth.
The Yuletide celebration featured performances
by The Celia Cruz Bronx High
School Choir, Students Taking a
New Direction NYC and Lil Lex.
Diaz (c) welcomed North Pole natives Santa and
Mrs. Claus to the Boogie Down Bronx.
Local families enjoyed taking their photos with Photo by Kasey Rodriguez
Santa and Mrs. Claus. Photo by Kasey Rodriguez
Malakai and his mother enjoyed the holiday festivities.
Photo by Kasey Rodriguez
Local youth wore their Yuletide best for the special
occasion. Photo by Kasey Rodriguez
Families and their children received gifts after
meeting Santa. Photo by Kasey Rodriguez