The city of Shrewsbury’s “It’s Home for the Holidays” tree lighting ceremony will take place Friday, Dec. 7, 6:30 p.m., at the Shrewsbury Public Safety Building, 4400 Shrewsbury Ave.

There will be cocoa, cookies and holiday music. Santa arrives at 6:45 p.m. to help light the trees. Bring a donation of non-perishable food items for a local food pantry.