Unity Plaza hosts its inaugural Winter Freeze Festival with six days of free activities for whole family.
Today’s events include:
8:30 a.m.: CommUNITY Yoga
11 a.m. : Holiday book reading with celebrity reader (TBA)
noon: Kids petting zoo presented by the Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens
2 p.m.: Kid’s art salon
5 p.m.: Kwanzaa Umoja Celebration presented by African Village
• Ice skating on The Green, includes skate rental and staff oversight
• Live holiday music, including bands, carolers, choirs and DJs in the Plaza
• Family photo shoots under the stunning Unity tree offered by regional artists in the Plaza
• Snow fun with sledding and more
FUN FACT (except for the people who live there): Oymyakon, Russia is the coldest city in the world with winter temperatures averaging -58 F.