The Rink at Lawrence Plaza Opens for Ice Skating SeasonNov 23, 2013 in Press Releases
Bentonville, AR…Bentonville Parks and Recreation is excited to announce the opening of The Rink at Lawrence Plaza on Saturday, Nov. 23 at noon.
Opening day festivities will commence with free ice skating available to the public during the following sessions: noon - 1:45 p.m., 2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
The public is invited to attend the holiday festivities set to begin at 6:00pm on the Downtown Square. Entertainment will include: The Lighting of the Downtown Square, Lighting of the Community Christmas Tree at Lawrence Plaza, and a performance by the Arkansas Figure Skating Association. After the show, The Rink will reopen to the public until 9:30 p.m. with the movie The Polar Express showing on a 25 foot inflatable movie screen.
The Rink at Lawrence Plaza will be open daily from Nov. 23 - Jan. 21, except Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. The cost to skate is $3 per session and skates are available to rent for $2 per session. Skating lessons will be offered throughout the season. Lessons are currently open for registration until Dec. 2.
The 2013-2014 skate season will feature Friday night Rock N’ Skate sessions from 8:00 p.m. - 9:15 p.m. and Frosty’s Flicks on Saturday nights starting at 6:30 p.m. In addition, the AFSA will perform figure skating shows on Dec. 21 at 5:00 p.m. and Jan. 19 at 10:30 a.m.
The Letter to Santa program will begin on Nov. 23. Participants can drop their letters off at the North Pole Express Hut located at Lawrence Plaza. All letters should be in a sealed envelope with a return address and dropped off by Dec. 14. Children who participate can expect a return note from Santa before Christmas. Santa Claus himself will be present for pictures on Dec. 14, from 2:00 p.m. - 5:00p.m.
To register for skating lessons, operating hours or more information, visit us online at www.bentonvillear.com or call 479-464-PARK (7275).