Mayor’s Christmas Tree events set for this week

PNT Staff Report

The Portales High School Art Club will be decorating the Mayor’s Christmas Tree at 2 p.m. on Monday at Portales City Hall. The Mayor’s Christmas Tree provides residents an opportunity to purchase Christmas presents for children who can’t afford gifts. People can pick a name from the Christmas tree and purchase a gift for the child they selected.

The deadline for returning gifts is 3 p.m. on Dec. 2.
The lighting of the Mayor’s Christmas Tree will take place at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday at the Roosevelt County Courthouse lawn. Santa Claus will be arriving at 6:15 p.m. Students from Steiner, Lindsey, Portales Junior High and Portales High School will be singing along with the Girl Scouts.