WAVERLEY: With Christmas sounds of the season being sung and played, there was great excitement among the many children at the tree lighting at Waverley Memorial School on Dec. 14.
The crowd was entertained by the HRSB strings group as well as another musician on guitar who played Christmas carols as some of the kids and people sang along.
It had some kids, like Avery Hynes (pictured below) getting their Christmas dance on to the enthusiasm of the crowd.
PHOTOS: The tree is lit at WMES
With Principal Lori MacKay-Carroll beginning the countdown to the tree lighting, the kids joined in and at 0 it lit up bringing an awe and celebration from the crowd.
Also on hand to keep everyone warm was the community van from Tim Hortons.
There was also a nice Christmas light display from Brad Browne of a Canadian flag designed on the front grass area by the entrance to the school.