The Milford Hospital Celebration of Trees runs through Dec. 8, featuring a chance to win one of many themed trees, gift baskets, displays and other items decorating the hotel lobby. In addition to the trees and traditional holiday items, this year\u2019s event will feature a variety of new prizes, including a flat screen television, a child\u2019s motorized ATV, a Mohegan Sun Getaway, New York Giants tickets and, for the sports collector, a variety of autographed baseballs from New York Yankees Mariano Rivera, CC Sebathia, Ichiro Suzuki and pitcher Masahiro Tanaka. At the hospital\u2019s annual Tree of Light ceremony, on Friday, Dec. 5, community members are invited to participate in the tree lighting and memorial ceremony by purchasing a light on the outdoor tree in honor or memory of a loved one or friend. All events and activities will take place at Milford Hospital. Friday, Dec. 5 \u2022 1 p.m. \u2013 Performance by the Musical Group \u201cMatinee.\u201d \u2022 5:30 p.m. \u2014\u00a0 Tree of Light Ceremony: Special guest is Mayor Ben Blake; blessing by the Rev. Cynthia Knapp of\u00a0 St. Peter\u2019s Episcopal Church, and featuring The Sound of Praise from First Baptist Church. Saturday, Dec. 6 \u2022 11 a.m. \u2013 Performance by the Musical Group \u201cMetafour.\u201d \u2022 1 to 3 p.m. \u2013 Cookies with Mrs. Claus. Sunday, Dec. 7 \u2022\u00a0 1 to 3 p.m. \u2013 Visits with Santa Claus. \u2022\u00a0 1 p.m. \u2013 Musical event featuring The Jonathan Law Choir, West Shore Middle School Choir and The Pumpkin Delight Choir. Monday, Dec. 8 \u2022\u00a0 4 p.m. - Raffle drawing for trees and other items. The Hospital Auxiliary welcomes new participants to the event. For additional information contact the Milford Hospital Auxiliary at 203-647-6654.