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United Way Kids Festival
April 29, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Benefits of Healthy Eating & Physical Activity (LGEG MyPlate & Go, Slow, Whoa Activities)
Target Audience: Youth 6-10 years of age
Date: Saturday, April 29, 2017
Venue: Lockwood Park | 801 N. Olive St. | San Antonio, TX 78202
Arrival Time: Between 9:30AM-3:30PM (*dependent upon shift selection—see sign-up sheet attached)
Time of Event: 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Attire: Remember to wear your 4-H shirts and nametags!
Objective: United Way Kids Festival is a free, community event for families in San Antonio and Bexar County. It will be an event highlighted during the wrap-up of Fiesta San Antonio’s festivities. Over 65 booths (non-profits, school districts and city services) will provide information, activities, and entertainment focusing on the celebration and promotion of early childhood development. There will be a large variety of activities being offered for children of all ages. Kids Festival will have a Showmobile stage hosting numerous entertainment acts along with mascot characters. City officials will welcome participants and attendants throughout the day.
Volunteers are needed to assist with set of booth, leading MyPlate healthy eating game, and leading the Go, Slow, Whoa! physical activity games (i.e. “Red-Light-Green-Light”, hula hoops, jump ropes, hop scotch).
- At least 2-3 volunteers needed per shift (one hour shifts).
- Water and fruit will be provided by United Way. Meals will not be provided, feel free to bring your own.
- There will not be a water source or electricity.
- Contest will be held for all booth registrants at 2:45PM
o Categories: Best Children’s Activity, Best Decorated Booth, Best Overall (must be present to win)
- United Way Kids Fest social media taglines: #UWKidsFestival #TXCavaliers
Please respond by Monday, April 17th, 5 p.m. I appreciate everyone in advance for their assistance and support! If you have any questions, please contact Robyn White at email@example.com or 210/631-0400.