What has llamas, goats, fire trucks, clowns, snacks, an obstacle course, moon bounce, DJ and more? It is that time of the year for our community celebration for families with young children!
The ninth annual Pottstown Celebrates Young Children event will be held on April 18, 2015 from 1:00-3:00 pm at the Pottstown High School, 750 North Washington Street. This free event designed for families with young children is sponsored by PEAK, Pottstown’s school readiness initiative. Fun family activities and resources from more than 40 community organizations along with music from D.J. Steve, What Knott Petting Farm, Smokey the Bear, Dumpo, , Pipper the Clown and Rainbow the Clown, Fit for Life Obstacle course, Athlete Assessments with Rian Wallace and Goals Over Obstacles, Goodwill Fire Company, a moon bounce plus a few more surprises are planned.
This year PEAK is again partnering with Pottstown Memorial Medical Center as the main sponsor for the Month of the Young Child events. According to PEAK Coordinator, Mary Rieck, “We are very thankful for the partnership with Pottstown Memorial Medical Center. Pottstown Celebrates Young Children is a great way to raise awareness for early education and services of the hospital, as well as an enjoyable afternoon for the whole family. We look forward to finding new ways to work with the hospital to help Pottstown’s children enter kindergarten ready to learn and achieve.”
To date, PEAK has also received donations to support the event from J.P. Mascaro & Sons, Wegman’s, and Giant Food Stores. For more information about the April 18th event, contact Jane Bennett at firstname.lastname@example.org or 610-256-6370.
The Miller Keystone Blood Mobile will also have a blood drive in conjunction with the event from 12:30 to 3 pm. Please go to www.giveapint.org to register.
Remember, we have a new location this year – Pottstown High School. Come out and join the fun! Hope to see you April 18!