WHITE PLAINS, NY --
When: Friday, November 27
3:00 – 4:00 p.m. – Free hockey practice for kids with New York Rangers Alum Adam Graves
5:00 p.m. – Westchester’s Winter Wonderland opens
6:00 p.m. – Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
Where: Kensico Dam Plaza
1 Bronx River Parkway, Valhalla
What: Designed to be BIGGER AND BETTER this year, Westchester’s Winter Wonderland will feature a new lineup of entertainment, including circus performers, carolers, and story tellers, as well as a variety of food and boutique vendors. For opening day, the New York Rangers will host a special children’s “Try Hockey for Free” session with Rangers alum Adam Graves as part of their sponsorship of the Rockefeller-sized ice rink – double the size of last year. Afterward will be a kick-off ceremony with a special 24-foot Christmas Tree Lighting by County Executive Robert P. Astorino, Friends of Westchester County Parks and the County Parks Department. Astorino will be joined in the tree-lighting ceremony by a family positively impacted by the Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network, the event’s presenting sponsor.
Who: County Executive Robert P. Astorino; New York Rangers Alum
Adam Graves; Commissioner of Westchester County Parks Kathleen O’Connor; Board Chairperson for Friends of Westchester County Parks Joanne Fernandez; and Executive Director for Friends of Westchester County Parks Joe Stout.
Contact: Hope Salley, Thompson & Bender, (914) 762-1900 ext. 25, [email protected]