Contact: Tammy Miller, 874-7465
Family Fun Fests are back in 2011! Columbia Parks and Recreation will offer a new family event at Flat Branch Park the third Wednesday of each month through September.
The Fun Fests will feature a new theme each month. Each one will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. and is free. Entertainment for the entire family will feature music, special performances, art activities, bounce-houses, hands-on activities, balloon-animals, face painting and fun for all ages.
The Family Fun Fests are sponsored by the Convention & Visitors Bureau, KPLA 101.5, KOMU TV8, EntPro Entertainment and Columbia Home & Lifestyle Magazine.
April 20: Teen Fest - Sponsored by the Youth Community Coalition
Enjoy the bungee run, art wall, activities and more. Ages 12-19 can enter the talent contest in one of the following categories: music, dance or spoken words/other. Cash prizes for top act in each category. Call Erinat 874-6341 or email edcarril@GoColumbiaMo.com to enter. All ages welcome. There will be various organizations providing information and activities for all. In recognition of child abuse prevention month and alcohol awareness month.
Also, kids will have the chance to check out a fire truck from the City ofColumbia.
Call Columbia Parks & Recreation at 874-7460 for more information or visit www.GoColumbiaMo.com.