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Downtown On Ice

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Downtown on Ice at Pershing Square 2011-2012
Open every day, including holidays November 17, 2011 through January 16, 2012
Info at laparks.org or call 213/ 847-4970
Pershing Square (532 South Olive, across from the Millennium Biltmore Hotel)

Arthur Christmas
The 3D, CG-animated family comedy, an Aardman production for Sony Pictures Animation, at last reveals the incredible, never-before-seen answer to every child's question: "So how does Santa deliver all those presents in one night?"
The movie opens in theaters on November 23.
www.12daysofArthurChistmas.com

THE ELVES FROM THE MOVIE ARTHUR CHRISTMAS ARE HERE GIVING OUT ALL SORTS OF GOODIES, AND THEY BROUGHT ONE HUGE GOODIE THAT YOU CAN WIN. TEXT ARTHUR TO 5-1-5-1-5-1 FOR A CHANCE TO WIN A TRIP HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS, COURTESY OF DELTA VACATIONS AND SONY PICTURES' ARTHUR CHRISTMAS MOVIE, WHICH OPENS NOVEMBER 23. ENTER NOW THROUGH NEXT WEDNESDAY FOR A CHANCE AT AIRFARE HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS, PLUS A HOTEL STAY. GOOD LUCK!
"Message and data rates may apply"
"Or enter at www.ktla.com/arthurchristmas"

Orange County Ice Palace Holiday All-Stars
They will be performing at the Winter Holiday Festival, a free event for the community Saturday, Dec. 10th at Downtown on Ice. (Features Santa, live reindeer, snow, a holiday train ride, memento photos, make & take holiday crafts, and more)
www.ocicearena.com

Snoopy from Knotts Merry Farm.
Snoopy & his friends will be hosting a Free special "mini showcase" from the Knotts Merry Farm show "It's Christmas, Snoopy!" for fans at Downtown on Ice Tuesday, November 22 at 4:00pm -- free to the public
www.knotts.com

Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles
506 South Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA
213 624 1011
www.millenniumhotels.com

MINI GINGER BREAD SNOW BALLS ON A STICK
By Pastry Chef Melissa De Los Santos
Yields 4-6 pops

4 (1) oz. scoops of gingerbread
6 each lollipop sticks
4 oz. melted white chocolate

1½ oz. unsweetened coconut (shredded)
Or
1½ oz. chocolate sprinkles
1 recipe ginger bread cake

Method:
1.) Using the ginger bread cake recipe, scoop 1 oz. cake balls.
2.) Dip a cake ball on a stick into melted chocolate and let cool for 2-3 minutes.
3.) Roll in desired topping.
4.) Chill for 30 minutes and serve.

GINGERBREAD CAKE RECIPE
By Pastry Chef Melissa De Los Santos
Yields for one whole 9" cake

2 1/4 c. All-purpose flour
1/4 tsp. Salt
1 tsp. Baking soda
1 1/2 tsp. Ground cinnamon
1 1/4 tsp. Ground ginger
1/8 tsp. Ground nutmeg
1/8 tsp. Ground all spice
2 tbsp. Lemon zest

1 stick unsalted Butter, softened
1/2 c. Light brown sugar
2 large eggs
1/2 c. Molasses
1 1/4c. Milk
2 tsp. Vanilla extract

Method:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9"in. cake pan.
1.) Sift together flour, salt, baking soda, and spices.
2.) In a stand mixer, cream butter and brown sugar on medium speed until light and fluffy.
3.) Add eggs one at a time. Mix well after each addition. Mix in molasses, vanilla and lemon zest. Beat until well incorporated.
4.) Slowly add 1/3 of the flour mixture, then add 1/2 of the milk. Mix on low to combine and repeat until all ingredients are well incorporated.
5.) Place batter into prepared pan and bake for 30 mins or until a toothpick comes out clean.

Cream cheese frosting
8oz cream cheese, room temp
1 lb. unsalted butter, softened
3 1/2 c. powdered sugar
1/4 tsp. salt
1 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract

Method:
1.) In a stand mixer on medium speed, beat together cream cheese, butter and salt until light and fluffy.
2.) Slowly add powdered sugar 1/2 cup at a time on low.
3.) Add vanilla and beat until smooth.

Hamster ball (giant inflatable globe)
http://www.g2u.com/party/gianthamsterball.php

Jumbo Shrimp Circus: Street Performers
jumboshrimpcircus.com

Pershing Square Community Chorus Christmas Carolers

Southern California Speed Skating Association Club in Valencia
Five youths (ages 9-11) who are competitive short track speed skaters
Spokesman Ron Halcrow is a former National Champion and three-time gold medalist
www.socalspeedskating.org

Performer Cody Crump (Style; acoustic; classical; folk)He will be performing from 12:00pm to 2:00pm onThursday, December 29 for the lunch time concerts.

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