City lights up for Christ­mas

Pilbara News - - Front Page - Pic­ture: Louise Alling­ham

Sofi, 9, Bjorn, 8, and Jai Twad­dle, 5, were among those who turned out to see the Sharpe Av­enue Christ­mas lights.

There was music, en­ter­tain­ment, food, lol­lies and lots of fes­tive cheer at the light­ing of the Sharpe Av­enue Christ­mas Light Walk last Fri­day night.

The lights dis­play was turned on by City of Kar­ratha Mayor Peter Long with the help of Santa Claus and lo­cal chil­dren. Pa­trons also en­joyed live music and carols by lo­cal mu­si­cians, a fundrais­ing sausage siz­zle, and a visit from Santa, who received let­ters and gave out lol­lies.

The lights will be switched on ev­ery night at Kar­ratha Quar­ter, from 7pm-10pm, un­til Tues­day, De­cem­ber 27.

Cooper King, 2, gives Santa a big thumbs-up.

The Christ­mas Tree lights up Sharpe Av­enue.

Kade Lod­ding, 5, and Santa Claus. Pic­tures: Louise Alling­ham

Chil­dren dance to lo­cal live act Rusty Boots.

Chil­dren help Santa Claus and Mayor Peter Long turn on the Christ­mas tree lights.

A galaxy of stars, cre­ated by chil­dren at lo­cal pri­mary and high schools, dec­o­rates Sharpe Av­enue.

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