Carnival next month in Bellflower

BELLFLOWER - A community carnival featuring rides, games, food, live entertainment, a beer garden and fun for the entire family is scheduled for Aug. 2-4 at Thompson Park in Bellflower.The carnival is hosted by the Kiwanis clubs of Bellflower, Downey, Huntington Park, Long Beach and Santa Fe Springs. Advance sale discount ride tickets are available prior to opening day. Advance tickets are $1.25 per ride and come in booklets of $10. Opportunity drawing tickets are $2 -first prize is $5,000, second prize is $2,000 and third prize is $1,000. The carnival is open 5-11 p.m. on Friday, and 1-11 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. One-hundred percent of proceeds will go to community service and charitable causes such as scholarships for local high school students and service leadership programs for elementary, middle school and high school levels. For ride and opportunity drawing tickets, call Carol Wait at (562) 754-0972 or Ray Hamada at (626) 526-4650.

********** Published: July 18, 2013 - Volume 12 - Issue 14