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Kimmel Center’s 2012 New Year’s Day Celebration 1/1/12 – It’s Along The Mummers Parade Route

The Kimmel Center Rings in the New Year

with 2012 New Year’s Day Celebration!

DECEMBER 16, 2011 Warm up Indoors with Free at the Kimmel Entertainment and View of the Parade
Celebrate 10 Years with the Kimmel Center!

The Kimmel Center rings in the New Year with a free indoor 2012 New Year’s Day Celebration on Sunday, January 1, 2012 from 10am to 6pm. Parade-enthusiasts can warm up indoors while enjoying Philadelphia’s historical Mummers Parade on Broad Street. The Free at the Kimmel 10th Anniversary Celebration continues with a series of family-friendly performances on the Commonwealth Plaza level, with festive treats and drinks available for purchase from Wolfgang Puck. To celebrate the Kimmel Center’s 10th Anniversary and the arrival of 2012, Kimmel Center Presents will be providing ticket giveaways at the end of each free performance in the Plaza, and on Facebook and Twitter, with opportunities to win tickets to: Philadanco’s spring performance of The Philadelphia Connection; Elegy for Young Lovers, a co-presentation of Curtis Opera Theatre, Opera Company of Philadelphia and Kimmel Center Presents; and select Broadway and Kimmel Center Presents performances. Visit www.kimmelcenter.org for more info. Free at the Kimmel Series 2012 New Year’s Day festivities include: 10am – 6pm: Resolution Wall: post this year’s resolutions for all to see 10:30am – 3:30pm: Kid’s Festivities: face painting, crafts and balloon animals plus the Philly Pholders with origami designs for all ages! 10:30am – 2:30pm: Stilt walkers on display
11:00am: Vanessa Trien (PNC Grow Up Great Concert) 12:30pm: Steve Pullara & His Cool Beans (PNC Grow Up Great Concert) 2:00pm: Broadway Dreams Foundation: Celebrating Broadway! 3:30pm: Universal African Dance and Drum Ensemble Wolfgang Puck will take part in the Kimmel Center’s 10th Anniversary festivities by offering festive treats for purchase during all free Plaza performances. For the adults they will concoct colorful Peppermint Martinis as well as Snowflake Martinis. For younger guests, they will offer Pigs in a Blanket (miniature hot dogs wrapped in puff pastry) and Candy Cane Cocoa (hot chocolate with whipped cream and bits of real peppermint candy.) Stop by the PECO Café to sample these exciting holiday treats!