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Old Navy Presents a Holiday Skating Celebration at The Pond at Bryant Park

When: Saturday December 12th and Sunday December 13th
Beginning at 8am

WHO:  Old Navy is sponsoring a winter wonderland weekend at The Pond at Bryant Park. Beginning at 8am on both Saturday and Sunday, Old Navy will offer the first 3,000 ice skaters free admission, skate rentals and complimentary hot chocolate. While there, enjoy performances by the RockNRoll Chorus, a teenage a cappella vocal group, and the U.S. National Championship Synchronized Skating Team.

WHAT: In the spirit of giving and in celebration of the holiday season, Old Navy will host a Performance Fleece pop-up shop at The Pond. All hats, scarves and gloves will be on sale for $5 with 100% of the proceeds directly benefitting New York Cares. Stop by to see the RockNRoll Chorus and the U.S. National Championship Synchronized Skating Team, while enjoying free hot chocolate and keeping warm for a good cause.

WHERE: The Pond at Bryant Park (
Located between 40th and 42nd Streets and 5th and 6th Avenues

About New York Cares:
New York Cares is New York City’s largest volunteer organization. Founded in 1987, New York Cares runs volunteer programs at 1,000 nonprofits, public schools, and city agencies to help meet the critical needs of people living in poverty.  The New York Cares Coat Drive, which takes place from December 1 – 31 each year, has collected and distributed more than 1.3 million coats for New Yorkers in need since 1989.  New York Cares hopes to collect 70,000-80,000 coats during December, 2009.  For more information, please visit