Dozens came out to sing the Mary Tyler Moore theme song, and toss their hats in the air.

Spontaneous gatherings like this are just one of the many reasons that I love Portland, Maine.

Just a day after we learned the sad news of the passing of Mary Tyler Moore at the age of 80, and tribute event was organized to pay homage to the late actress.

The Facebook event page, titled Mary Tyler Moore Memorial Hat Toss & Theme Song Sing-Along, invited people to join the fun in Monument Square at 12:30.

I decided to go into the Square and broadcast the event live on Facebook. I was happy to see a nice crowd gathered, with three TV stations there to capture the event.

Check it out!