National Steinbeck Center And Hospice Foundation Team Up Dec. 6 To Light Tree Of Life In Salinas

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  • Salinas, CA (1888PressRelease) November 29, 2013 - On Friday, Dec. 6 from 5-8 p.m., the National Steinbeck Center and Hospice Foundation will present the lighting of the Tree of Life at the Center, located at 1 Main St., Salinas. The event will be part of the First Friday Art Walk in Oldtown Salinas.

    The Salinas High School choir, Youth Orchestra Salinas and the Hartnell Jazz Band will also perform as part of the celebration beginning at 5:30 p.m.

    The Tree of Life will be situated on the Center's rooftop. It is adorned with thousands of white lights, each named in tribute to someone and representing a donation to support local end-of-life care services. It will be lit at 6:15 p.m.

    The event is free. For information, visit

    About the National Steinbeck Center
    The National Steinbeck Center is located at One Main Street in Salinas, California, the birthplace of John Steinbeck. It is a museum and cultural institution with a mission to engage people in the exploration of culture, issues and the arts relevant to our times, inspired by the words of John Steinbeck. The Center offers multiple visitor experiences: the John Steinbeck Exhibition Hall and changing art and cultural exhibits with a variety of education and public programs. For more information about this and other events, visit our website at

    For Media Inquiries, contact:
    Marcos Cabrera
    Curator of Marketing & Community Engagement
    (831) 775-4722
    marcos ( @ ) steinbeck dot org

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