Helena-West Helena’s Advertising and Promotion Commission has big plans to transform Court Square Park into a winter wonderland this Christmas, with Helena on Ice.

 

Helena-West Helena’s Advertising and Promotion Commission has big plans to transform Court Square Park into a winter wonderland this Christmas, with Helena on Ice.
The big is event is scheduled for December 9-12. All Year Sports Galaxy of Wheeling, W. Va. will bring in its Super Glide synthetic ice rink to give children and adults of this Delta community a unique holiday experience – ice skating.
Between 40 and 50 skaters can utilize the 40 x 40 ice rink at one time. The ice skates will be provided.
There will me numerous other activities to add to the holiday spirit and atmosphere including a huge Christmas tree, photos with Santa, holiday music, Christmas choirs and plenty of hot cocoa, cookies and popcorn.
This is the skating schedule for Helena on Ice:
Thursday, Dec. 9 – 5 to 9 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 10 – 5 to 10 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 11 – 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 12 – 1 to 5 p.m.
Tickets are $5 per person. Children under age 5 may skate free with a paying adult.
Advance tickets will go on sale Monday, November 29 at the Cherry Street and West branches of Helena National Bank and the Cherry Street and Plaza Street branches of Southern Bancorp.
Businesses may sponsor tickets for children with a $25 donation or a school group with a $200 contribution. All checks should be made payable to the Helena-West Helena Advertising and Promotion Commission.
Tickets and prices are also available for private parties. All the money from the event will go to fund next year’s festival.
Everyone is requested to bring canned goods to the event to help families in need during the holidays.
“We are really pleased to be able to bring this exciting experience to Helena-West Helena area families,” stated Lynn Chadwick, chair of Helena on Ice event. “We hope to make it an annual event, a new holiday festival for everyone to enjoy.”
For more information, contact Chadwick at 870-995-4052 or Sandi Ramsey at 870-817-7400.