Council Member Dwight Boykins successfully held his 2nd Annual Holiday Tree Lighting & Kwanzaa Celebration on Almeda, this past Saturday, December 12.
The Holiday Tree Lighting & Kwanzaa Celebration on Almeda is a free event and serves as the official kick-off for the holiday season. The event featured live performances by J. Paul Jr. and the Zydeco Nubreeds, Kwanzaa Drummers and Dancers, U of H Men of Moores, Texas Southern University Choir, Codwell Elementary and many others.
Children were able to participate in lots of activities in the kids’ zone, including ice skating, a rock climbing wall and Santa was on site to take photos with the children and much more.
Council Member Dwight Boykins put on this event, with help from his title sponsor, Visit Houston/HoustonFirst, as well as sponsors: Houston Southeast, Cigna, HEB, Centerpoint Energy, Cigna, Verizon, AT&T and The Mayor’s Office of Special Events.