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OU's Holiday Lighting Celebration to be Held Dec. 1 at David A. Burr Park

 

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CONTACT: Public Affairs, (405) 325-1701

NORMAN – People of all beliefs and perspectives are invited to ring in the holiday season with the University of Oklahoma’s annual holiday lighting celebration, scheduled for 5 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1 in David A. Burr Park, 1501 Asp Ave. The park is located south of the S.J. Sarkeys Complex and east of the student residence halls.

Participants can join in the festive celebration of lighting the holiday tree and menorah, sing along to holiday music, see Santa Claus and his elves, and enjoy free hot chocolate, hot apple cider and cookies. The University Chamber Singers and The Pride of Oklahoma Holiday Pep Band will perform seasonal music. Offering remarks about the season will be OU President David L. Boren; OU Student Association President Franz Zenteno; Barbara Boyd, director of outreach for the Religious Studies Program and adjunct professor of religious studies; OU senior Justin Moore; and Norman Stillman, professor of Judaic history and program director of Judaic Studies.

In the event of inclement weather, the holiday celebration will take place in Couch Restaurants, 333 Fourth St.

For more information or accommodations on the basis of disability, call the OU Office of Special Events at (405) 325-3784.

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