Posted By: / December, 11 2014 /

Saturday, December 13, 10 a.m.: ESPN Analyst and NFL Veteran Marcellus Wiley Joining Councilmember Bernard Parks at the Last Winter Wonderland and Toy Giveaway of His Term

Councilmember Bernard C. Parks is thrilled to announce ESPN analyst and NFL veteranMarcellus Wiley will be joining him in bringing joy to children and families this holiday season with his free 12th Annual Winter Wonderland and Toy Giveaway at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza in front of Staples on Saturday, December 13 at 10 a.m. This is the last holiday event Councilmember Parks will put on before his term ends June 30, 2015.

Over 3,000 toys will be distributed to children at the event, which will also feature live music, entertainment and a “winter wonderland” area where children will be able to slide down over 15 tons of real snow.


Councilmember Parks has put on this storied event since he took office to provide the community with a safe, free, and fun event to celebrate the delight of the holiday season. Toys will be distributed starting at 10:00 a.m., one per child, until all are gone.


Children must be accompanied by a parent. Families are strongly encouraged to arrive early.


Councilmember Bernard C. Parks is concluding his third and final term as a Councilmember for the 8th district in the City of Los Angeles. As Councilmember, he is a staunch advocate for holding elected officials accountable for their actions and promoting transparency. As former Chief of Police with the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), he is credited with creating the nation’s first Cold Case Unit to close unsolved crimes and reforming one of the nation’s most renowned police forces. Councilmember Bernard C. Parks will celebrate 50 years of public service on February 1, 2015.


WHEN: Saturday, December 13, 2014 – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


WHO: Councilmember Bernard C. Parks


ESPN broadcaster and NFL veteran, Marcellus Wiley


Commissioner for the Los Angeles Convention Center Authority, Courtney Reum


Regalettes, Inc.


Korean Dance Group


Mali Nicole


…and many more!


WHERE: Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza, in front of Staples


3701 Santa Rosalia Dr.


Los Angeles, CA 90008


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