This nativity scene or crèche, part of the “Light Up the Park” display at North Park on 9th Avenue, tells the Christmas story of the birth of Christ. “And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger (center); because there was no room for them in the inn. And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and they were sore afraid. And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord. And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger. And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host (far right) praising God, and saying, Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men. And it came to pass, as the angels were gone away from them into heaven, the shepherds (around the manger) said one to another, Let us now go even unto Bethlehem, and see this thing which is come to pass, which the Lord hath made known unto us. And they came with haste, and found Mary, and Joseph, and the babe lying in a manger.” Luke 2:7-16. “Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men (in the background) from the east to Jerusalem,” Matthew 2:1. If you haven’t visited North Park yet this year there is still time. The park is open nightly from dark until 9 p.m.