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12/01 Pond Lighting at North Florida Regional Medical Center
It's that time of year again! Time to light up the duck pond once more!
In benefit of Toys for Tots, join us for a FREE night of lights, music, and fun!
Enjoy musical and dance performances by The Sedoctaves, Joni Messler Studio of Dance and Buchholz High School Choir, snack on hot cocoa and cookies, and participate in winter fun activities including:
- A REAL Snow Sledding Hill (yes - we'll have snow!)
- Hot cocoa and cookies
- Ornament Decorating
- Penguin Bowling
- Horse-drawn Carriage Rides
- Face Painting
- Cookie Decorating
- Photos with Santa
- Launch a lump-o-coal
- Snowball Toss
Win prizes, enjoy some delicious Food Truck meals, score some giveaways, and enjoy the array of 95,000 lights around the pond. Don't forget to bring a toy to donate to Toys-for-Tots, and get yourself a Quick Pass for the Snow Sledding Hill and the Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides!
North Florida Regional Medical Center:, 6500 Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL