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O come all ye faithful

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21 November 2003

O come all ye faithful

Come ye to a Carols by Candlelight or Christmas Lights celebration near you.

Auckland City and Mercury Energy are again helping you get into the festive spirit by running a series of special free events around Auckland to celebrate Christmas.

There are four community Carols by Candlelight concerts held at Three Kings, Mt Eden, St Heliers, and Waiheke, so bring the whole family along to any of these events and enjoy the fantastic music and festive atmosphere.

Christmas wouldn’t be the same without a tree and some coloured lights and Jellicoe Park’s annual ‘switching on’ of its Christmas tree lights has become a favourite with the local community.

All of these free Christmas events are provided by Auckland City as part of its Free Summer series and sponsored by Mercury Energy.
- Friday 5 December, Christmas Lights at Jellicoe Park
Jellicoe Park, Grey Street, Onehunga, 7pm - 9.15pm.
9pm – “Switching on the Lights"
- Sunday 7 December, Carols by Candlelight - Three Kings
Three Kings Reserve - corner of Mt Eden and Mt Albert Roads, Three Kings.
7pm-9.15pm
- Sunday 14 December, Carols by Candlelight - St Heliers
St Heliers Primary School corner of St Heliers Bay Road and Maskell Street, St Heliers
7pm - 9.30pm
- Saturday 20 December (raindate Sun 21), Waiheke Carols by Candlelight
Little Oneroa Beach Reserve, Waiheke Island
7.30pm - 10pm
- Sunday 21 December, Carols by Candlelight - Balmoral
Potters Park, corner of Dominion and Balmoral Roads, Mt Eden
6.30pm - 9.30pm

So grab your candle, tune up your singing voice and be prepared to sing your heart out!

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