This came of the transom a couple of days ago from the Anaheim Hills Community Council:

Community Council Creates Winter Wonderland for Anaheim

Tree-lighting ceremony features snow, carolers and horse and carriage rides.

ANAHEIM, Calif. (December 5, 2013) – The Anaheim Hills Community Council, in partnership with the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce, will be holding a free Anaheim Hills tree-lighting ceremony on Sunday, Dec. 8, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Influence Center to celebrate the holiday season with neighbors and community leaders and collect toys for disadvantaged children through The Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim.

Influence Center will be transformed into a winter wonderland for the evening with a real snow playground, horse and carriage rides, and Charles Dickens-style carolers from 5 to 6:00 p.m. Following a brief program, which will be attended by Mayor Tom Tait, Mayor Pro Tem Gail Eastman, and Council Members Kris Murray, Jordan Brandman, Lucille Kring and emceed by Anaheim Chamber President Todd Ament, the focus will shift to the lighting of the tree.

The Boys and Girls Club of Anaheim requests that any toys brought to the event should be unwrapped and suitable for children ranging from infants to 18 year olds.

Free hot chocolate and cookies will be handed out as well as a commemorative ornament to the first 500 families in attendance. Admission and parking are free to all attendees.

Influence Center is located at 8161 E. Kaiser Boulevard in Anaheim Hills. For more information about the Anaheim Hills tree-lighting ceremony, contact the Anaheim Hills Community Council at (714) 758-0222.

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About Anaheim Hills Community Council

The Anaheim Hills Community Council is a Non-Profit Organization put together by the people of Anaheim Hills, California. The Council is most known for the annual Fourth of July Celebration, complete with a patriotic concert, pancake breakfast, 5k/10k run, food & games, live entertainment, and ending with a spectacular professional fireworks display. For more information e-mail Joyce Faryniarz at