DOWNEY - Plans are underway for the 24th annual Kids Day, taking place May 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Furman Park.The event features 1-cent carnival games with prizes, while parents can learn about local youth organizations and the services they provide. Two stages will provide entertainment, and food and drinks will be available. The Downey Fire Department will concurrently hold their Fire Service Day, where firefighters will provide tips on fire safety. An environmental fair offers suggestions on how to respect the environment. A major component of Kids Day is the annual Fun Run, a 2K run for residents of all ages. The first 25 participants to cross the finish line receive a goody bag and medal, all others will receive a ribbon. Same-day check-in for the Fun Run begins at 10 a.m. Kids Day is free to attend.
********** Published: February 17, 2011 - Volume 9 - Issue 44