Paddington Bear will be visiting Dallas/Fort Worth this Friday, December 19 – Monday, December 22, 2014. Paddington has a full schedule of appearances where the public can meet and take pictures with him.
Friday, December 19:
Paddington Makes a “Christmas Wish” at KTLY-FM’s Charity Live Radio Broadcast
Location: Chick-fil-a, 4700 S. Cooper St., Arlington, TX
Note: Everyone that donates to ‘Christmas Wish’ while Paddington is visiting will be entered in a raffle to win themed prizes. For more details on ‘Christmas Wish’ and items to donate, visit HERE.
Paddington’s Story Time featuring special guest reader Nancy Churnin from The Dallas Morning News
Location: Barnes & Noble, 616 Preston Royal Shopping Center, Dallas, TX 75230
Note: Join Paddington at Barnes & Noble as Nancy Churnin reads a few of Paddington’s adventures and prizes are given away.
Saturday, December 20:
Paddington Meets ‘Cowboy Santas’
Location: 541 N. Main St., Ft. Worth, TX 76164
Note: Everyone that donates to ‘Cowboy Santas’ while Paddington is visiting will be entered in a raffle to win themed prizes. For more details on ‘Cowboy Santas’ and items to donate, visit HERE.
Paddington’s Book Reading feat. special guest reader Daniel ‘Chorizo’ Franco from La Grande 107.5FM
Location: Bea’s Kids Learning Center, 1515 Metrocrest Drive, Building 1517 – Unit 127, Carrollton, TX 75006
Note: Daniel ‘Chorizo’ Franco will read Paddington book to children from Bea’s Kids Learning Center and Villas de la Colonia residential complex. There will be plush bears and activity sheets.
Sunday, December 21:
Paddington and the Photo Booth at Grapevine Mills
Location: Grapevine Mills,3000 Grapevine Mills Parkway, Grapevine, TX 76051
Note: With a special Paddington-branded photo booth, families can take a family photo with Paddington!
Monday, December 22:
Paddington and One Warm Coat at NorthPark Center
Location: NorthPark Center, 8687 N Central Expy., Dallas, TX 75225
Note: In honor of Paddington’s iconic coats, we will be collecting coat donations on behalf of ONE WARM COAT with the help of local Girls Scouts. Everyone that donates a new or used coat will be entered in a raffle to win themed prizes. For more details on One Warm Coat, visit HERE.
RELEASE: January 16, 2015
CAST: Hugh Bonneville, Nicole Kidman, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walter, Peter Capaldi
SYNOPSIS: From the beloved novels by Michael Bond and producer David Heyman (HARRY POTTER), PADDINGTON tells the story of the comic misadventures of a young Peruvian bear (voiced by Ben Whishaw) who travels to the city in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone, he begins to realize that city life is not all he had imagined – until he meets the kindly Brown family who read the label around his neck that says “Please look after this bear. Thank you,” and offer him a temporary haven. It looks as though his luck has changed until this rarest of bears catches the eye of a museum taxidermist. To view the trailer, head HERE.