The Murray Hill Neighborhood Association hosts its annual tree lighting ceremony, featuring caroling and a visit from Santa. The event is free and open to the public. It will be held in front of the Scandinavia House, at 58 Park Ave. Then, at 4 p.m., the neighborhood association will host its annual holiday party at East Pacific Restaurant on East 34th Street. Cost of admission is $37.50 and includes unlimited dim sum, beer, wine and soda. Tickets can be purchased online here.