Elizabeth Banks Lights World's Largest LEGO Christmas Tree

Posted: Dec 6 2013, 1:29pm CST | by , in News | Also on the Geek Mind

 

Elizabeth Banks Lights World's Largest LEGO Christmas Tree
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The things you can do if you are famous. Actress Elizabeth Banks had the honors to light the world's largest LEGO Christmas tree at LEGOLAND California Resort at the 11th annual Tree Lighting Ceremony in Carlsbad, California.

Hollywood actress Elizabeth Banks helped Santa light the world's largest LEGO Christmas tree at LEGOLAND California Resort at the 11th annual Tree Lighting Ceremony in Carlsbad, California.

Banks stars as the voice of "Wyldstyle" in "The LEGO Movie" being released on February 7, 2014, and currently stars as Effie Trinket in the hit movie, "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire." At the ceremony, Banks presented a check from LEGOLAND California Resort for $10,000 to LA's BEST (Better Educated Students for Tomorrow) which provides a safe and supervised after school education, enrichment and recreation program for elementary school children ages 5 to 12 in the City of Los Angeles.

More than 11,000 LED lights illuminated the 30-foot tall Christmas tree after Elizabeth Banks and Santa pulled the switch to light the tree. The Lego tree is created out of more than 245,000 forest green DUPLO bricks and is adorned with more than 400 LEGO ornaments.

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
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