The city rescheduled to 6 p.m. Wednesday after cancelling on Monday because of bad weather.
The City of Decatur's first ever Hanukkah celebration is scheduled for 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, on the Court Square. The city wanted to do it last Monday but changed the date because of bad weather. The forecast for Wednesday calls for partly cloudy skies with a high of 53 and a low of 35. The chance of rain at 6 p.m. is near zero.
Because of bad weather, the City of Decatur will hold its first Hanukkah celebration at 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Bad weather led the City of Decatur to reschedule its celebration of the Festival of Lights to 6 p.m. Wednesday on the Court Square.
Friday, December 7, 2012
Update: Because of rain, the City of Decatur's Hanukkah celebration has been postponed until 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 12. The earlier story: This year, Hanukkah begins on the evening of Saturday, Dec. 8, and ends a week later on Sunday, Dec. 16. According to Chabad.org, Hanukkah starts on the Hebrew calendar date of 25 Kislev and lasts for eight days. For those of us who aren't attuned to the Jewish calendar, that translates to sundown on Saturday, Dec. 8. The City of Decatur will hold its first Hanukkah celebration on the Court Square at 6 p.m Monday, Dec. 10. The Decatur Focus says the event will feature foods like donuts and latkes, photo opportunities, hot drinks and special gifts for those who RSVP in advance to the Chabad Intown …