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Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting

DecDecember 6 2019

6:00pm - 8:00pm Lincoln Park Civic Commons

675 Lincoln Park Blvd., Kettering, OH 45429
  • Add to calendar 2019-12-06 18:00:00 2019-12-06 20:00:00 +00:00 Mayor's Christmas Tree Lighting Join Mayor Patterson in lighting the Kettering Christmas tree! Celebrate the kickoff of the season with cookies, hot chocolate and the Kettering Children's Choir singing favorite carols.scavenger huntNEW! This year, join us for a festive scavenger hunt during the event! Solve the puzzle and bring it to the PlayKettering tent to receive a prize.Mayor’s Tree Lighting Scavenger Hunt Participation RulesRULES
    • Mayor’s Tree Lighting Scavenger hunt is open to individuals of all ages.
    • Mayor’s Tree Lighting begins on December 6, 2019 at 6 p.m. and ends on December 6, 2019 at 8 p.m.
    • Participants must bring or pick up (available at the PlayKettering information tent) a scavenger hunt flyer. There will be 10 lanterns throughout the holiday light display. Each lantern will have one letter. All 10 letters will spell the secret phrase.  Participants must fill in the letters and bring the completed flyer back to the PlayKettering information tent to receive their prize.
    • Participants who correctly submit a completed scavenger hunt flyer will win 2 coupons to the Kettering Ice Arena. Coupons will be handed out when the flyers are submitted at the PlayKettering information tent located at the Mayor’s Tree Lighting on December 6, 2019. Prizes available as they last.
    LEGAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS Intellectual Property All entries become the sole property of City of Kettering. All right and title to submitted entries belongs to the City of Kettering.Additional Requirements, Terms, and Conditions Purpose: The intent of this activity is to encourage physical activity and promote the City’s parks and recreational services and activities. The intent of this activity is not to create a traditional or designated public forum.Entry Requirements: By participating, you agree to the terms stated herein. To be considered  valid for purposes of this activity, submissions must meet the criteria specified in the rules above, and must only submit entires that align with the purpose stated above. Entries must not contain messages or depictions that appear to violate the intellectual property laws of another, include profanity, obscenity, nudity, sexually oriented content, portrayals of weapons or violence, illegal acts or substances, tobacco or alcohol, messages that solicit commerce or promote a private business; messages related to political, religious, rhetorical, or social campaigns; messages that include false, defamatory, slanderous, libelous, deceptive, harassing, fraudulent, or misleading language or symbols; or messages that demean an individual or group on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, age, disability, or any other class protected by law. In the event your entry fails to adhere to the requirements stated herein, the City retains the right to refuse the entryand dispose of it.Intellectual Property: All entries are the sole property of the City of Kettering. The City shall have the right to use, adapt, alter, reproduce, distribute, advertise, promote, transfer, sell, display, or dispose of the entry by however means the City deems fit for its purposes. You agree to allow the City to include your name in relation to the creation of the entry on the City’s website, social media accounts, and any other City-owned medium. However, under no circumstances shall the City be obligated to use your entry or your name in any of the ways previously mentioned.Warranties: By submitting an entry for this activity, you accept the terms stated herein. The City makes no warranties or guarantees related to this activity.Limitation of Liability: By participating in this activity, you agree that the City, its elected officials, employees, agents, representatives, and volunteers shall not be liable to you for any actions, damages, claims, liabilities, costs, expenses or losses in any way arising out of or related to your participation in this activity.Indemnification: You agree to indemnify and hold the City, its elected officials, employees, agents, representatives, and volunteers harmless against all loss, damage, liability, costs, and expenses (including legal costs) incurred by the City in relation to or arising out of your participation in this activity. You agree to pay all damages, costs, and expenses of the City, its elected officials, officers, employees, and agents in defending any action arising out of your participation in this activity.Public Record: You understand that the City is subject to federal and state public records laws. Thus, by participating in this activity, any and all documentation, including your entry, may become public record.Choice of Law. Any claims related to or arising out of your participation in this activity shall be governed by the laws of the State of Ohio, and you agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in Montgomery County, OhioCity Employee Participation: City employees and members of their immediate families are prohibited from winning any prize associated with this activity. “Immediate family” means a spouse residing in the City employee’s household and any dependent child.Prizes. There shall be no substitution of prizes. Submissions after the end of the activity date listed above shall not be accepted.Amendment: Amendments or modifications to these terms and conditions shall be void, unless agreed to in writing by an authorized representative of the City.Waiver. The City’s waiver of a breach of any one term or condition stated herein shall not amount to a waiver of any other term or condition stated herein.
    675 Lincoln Park Blvd., Kettering, OH 45429
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child with christmas tree

Join Mayor Patterson in lighting the Kettering Christmas tree! Celebrate the kickoff of the season with cookies, hot chocolate and the Kettering Children’s Choir singing favorite carols.

scavenger hunt

NEW! This year, join us for a festive scavenger hunt during the event! Solve the puzzle and bring it to the PlayKettering tent to receive a prize.

Mayor’s Tree Lighting Scavenger Hunt Participation Rules

RULES

  • Mayor’s Tree Lighting Scavenger hunt is open to individuals of all ages.
  • Mayor’s Tree Lighting begins on December 6, 2019 at 6 p.m. and ends on December 6, 2019 at 8 p.m.
  • Participants must bring or pick up (available at the PlayKettering information tent) a scavenger hunt flyer. There will be 10 lanterns throughout the holiday light display. Each lantern will have one letter. All 10 letters will spell the secret phrase.  Participants must fill in the letters and bring the completed flyer back to the PlayKettering information tent to receive their prize.
  • Participants who correctly submit a completed scavenger hunt flyer will win 2 coupons to the Kettering Ice Arena. Coupons will be handed out when the flyers are submitted at the PlayKettering information tent located at the Mayor’s Tree Lighting on December 6, 2019. Prizes available as they last.

LEGAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Intellectual Property

All entries become the sole property of City of Kettering. All right and title to submitted entries belongs to the City of Kettering.

Additional Requirements, Terms, and Conditions

Purpose: The intent of this activity is to encourage physical activity and promote the City’s parks and recreational services and activities. The intent of this activity is not to create a traditional or designated public forum.

Entry Requirements: By participating, you agree to the terms stated herein. To be considered  valid for purposes of this activity, submissions must meet the criteria specified in the rules above, and must only submit entires that align with the purpose stated above. Entries must not contain messages or depictions that appear to violate the intellectual property laws of another, include profanity, obscenity, nudity, sexually oriented content, portrayals of weapons or violence, illegal acts or substances, tobacco or alcohol, messages that solicit commerce or promote a private business; messages related to political, religious, rhetorical, or social campaigns; messages that include false, defamatory, slanderous, libelous, deceptive, harassing, fraudulent, or misleading language or symbols; or messages that demean an individual or group on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, age, disability, or any other class protected by law. In the event your entry fails to adhere to the requirements stated herein, the City retains the right to refuse the entryand dispose of it.

Intellectual Property: All entries are the sole property of the City of Kettering. The City shall have the right to use, adapt, alter, reproduce, distribute, advertise, promote, transfer, sell, display, or dispose of the entry by however means the City deems fit for its purposes. You agree to allow the City to include your name in relation to the creation of the entry on the City’s website, social media accounts, and any other City-owned medium. However, under no circumstances shall the City be obligated to use your entry or your name in any of the ways previously mentioned.

Warranties: By submitting an entry for this activity, you accept the terms stated herein. The City makes no warranties or guarantees related to this activity.

Limitation of Liability: By participating in this activity, you agree that the City, its elected officials, employees, agents, representatives, and volunteers shall not be liable to you for any actions, damages, claims, liabilities, costs, expenses or losses in any way arising out of or related to your participation in this activity.

Indemnification: You agree to indemnify and hold the City, its elected officials, employees, agents, representatives, and volunteers harmless against all loss, damage, liability, costs, and expenses (including legal costs) incurred by the City in relation to or arising out of your participation in this activity. You agree to pay all damages, costs, and expenses of the City, its elected officials, officers, employees, and agents in defending any action arising out of your participation in this activity.

Public Record: You understand that the City is subject to federal and state public records laws. Thus, by participating in this activity, any and all documentation, including your entry, may become public record.

Choice of Law. Any claims related to or arising out of your participation in this activity shall be governed by the laws of the State of Ohio, and you agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in Montgomery County, Ohio

City Employee Participation: City employees and members of their immediate families are prohibited from winning any prize associated with this activity. “Immediate family” means a spouse residing in the City employee’s household and any dependent child.

Prizes. There shall be no substitution of prizes. Submissions after the end of the activity date listed above shall not be accepted.

Amendment: Amendments or modifications to these terms and conditions shall be void, unless agreed to in writing by an authorized representative of the City.

Waiver. The City’s waiver of a breach of any one term or condition stated herein shall not amount to a waiver of any other term or condition stated herein.

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