City offers park program during spring break

DOWNEY â?? Downeyâ??s Parks and Recreation Department is offering a free spring break program at local parks for children ages 6-12.The program, â??Spring Break Fun at the Parks â?? Spring Spectacularâ??, runs April 1-5 and includes arts and crafts, outdoor activities and lunch with park leaders (bring your own lunch). It will operate from 12-5 p.m. at Apollo, Dennis the Menace, Furman, Golden and Rio San Gabriel parks and from 12:30-4:30 p.m. at Brookshire Park. Children are free to come and go with their parents at any time but are encouraged to stay at the park sites. Registration is required and can be completed at park sites on April 1 at noon. Registration will be accepted until the program is filled. For more information, call (562) 904-7238.

********** Published: March 21, 2013 - Volume 11 - Issue 49