It’s Going to Snow in Boca!


“Piles of Smiles Snow Day” BOCA RATON, FL – Sugar Sand Park Community Center invites families to experience a South Florida rarity…SNOW! On Saturday, Dec. 19, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., children ages 4 to 12 will enjoy playing in 25 tons of real snow at the fifth annual “Piles of Smiles Snow Day.” Advance reservations are $12 ($15 on the day of the event) and include the snow play, plus wristband access to all the other “cool” winter activities. Reservations can be booked in advance online or at the Willow Theatre Box Office. Space is limited. Adult admission is included with paid child(ren). This must-do winter event will feature a giant inflatable polar bear slide, bounce house and ride, sock skating rink, obstacle course games, a sweet treat decoration station, Ice Age Excavation activity, holiday themed crafts, music, special character appearances and more. Rides and activities are for children only. Food vendors will also be available on site. Returning this year will be the Florida Panthers hockey team’s “Panther Patrol.” The Panthers’ tricked out interactive Party Mobile will be rockin’ the house, as the children play NHL video games. The Panthers’ 88-ft. street hockey rink will give everyone a chance to maneuver around opponents to make a score. Park guests will also have a chance to win tickets to a Panthers’ hockey game or an upcoming show at the BB&T Center. This year’s “Piles of Smiles Snow Day” is proudly sponsored by South Florida Parenting magazine and Habitat for Humanity of South Palm Beach County ReStore. Piles of Smiles kicks off Sugar Sand Park’s “Holiday Fun-tacular” winter programs – a series of camps, specialty programs and activities to help fill the days while the kids are out of school. Winter break activities run from Dec. 21-Jan. 4, and include two performances in the Willow Theatre: Tail Waggers Dog Circus Show returns after sold-out shows last year; and a new black-light performance, The Spectacular Seas puppet show. Holiday Fun-tacular activities also include gingerbread house making, the new Magic Milk Island Art craft, holiday make & takes, a family movie and more. Full and half-day specialty camps, include robotics, acting, art, fitness, sewing and science. Tickets and/or pre-registration are required for most programs. For complete information, visit or call (561) 347-3900.