The Galleries of First Friday Art Walk invite you enjoy a variety of FREE family fun in the Downtown Arts District, Saturday Nov.20 from 1-5 p.m during the monthly “Center City Saturday.” Explore “Make and Take” art activities at Global Fayre, see the artists of Springfield Hot Glass Studio craft handmade Christmas ornaments, experience live jewelry-making demonstrations at Good Girl Art Gallery and view a marathon of family-friendly films at Park Central Branch Library. First Friday Art Walk also launches its 2010 Shopping Spree Raffle on Nov. 20. Tickets are $2 apiece for a chance to win one of two $100 Art Walk Gift Certificates, good at any participating Art Walk venue. Winning tickets will be drawn on Saturday, Dec. 11, just in time for Christmas. Funds raised from the raffle go to support First Friday Art Walk Inc., a nonprofit arts organization focused on promoting fine art and economic sustainability in the Downtown Arts District. Also, don’t miss the launch of Springfield’s Festival of Lights at Jordan Valley Park with the Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting at 5 p.m., FREE Ice Skating at the adjacent Mediacom Ice Park at 5:45 (skate rental $2.50), and Cardinals Christmas & Fireworks at 6 p.m. with free music, refreshments, Santa Claus and more. Get an early start on the day’s fun with a free family-friendly film at 10 a.m. at Hollywood Theaters. Art Walk Member Farmers Gastropub, 431 S. Jefferson, Suite 160, will have live Irish music by Grady and Donna Wilson with Max Massey during lunch. That afternoon enjoy your own mini Art Walk. The First Friday art exhibits stay up all month. Center City Saturday is a collaborative downtown happening presented the third Saturday of each month by members of First Friday Art Walk and the Downtown Springfield Association. For more information about First Friday Art Walk, please visit www.ffaw.org or check them out on Facebook.