SoHa Spring Kids Festival Next Week

Plenty of fun in store for kids at free event.

 Next week local schools are on spring break, and one way to spend that time is at the SoHa (Southern Hamden) Spring Kids Festival, which will take place Wednesday, April 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Keefe Community Center, 11 Pine St.  

In collaboration, Hamden Youth Services Bureau, Community Services, and Recreation Department, invite area youth for a fun, free day of activities, entertainment and a free cook out. Children of all ages will enjoy a variety of games, activities, and arts & crafts projects.

Throughout theday, the Amazing Fun Bus will entertain kids of all ages, there will be live performances by local entertainers, as well as Young Audiences of CT, and a special demonstration by a police officer and his K-9.

In addition, tables with community resources will be set up by “family friendly” organizations including the Family Resource Center, Creative Arts Workshop, Peabody Museum-On the Road, Youth Continuum, Southeastern Employment Services, Domestic Violence Services of Greater New Haven, The Hamden Elks Club, The Consultation Center, Youth Development and Training Center, New Haven Reads Community Book Bank, Inc., Cuddle Time, Apple Tree, TD Bank, Miller Memorial Library, Northwestern Mutual Financial Network, MADD, Hamden Rotary Club and the Hamden/North Haven YMCA. 

With support from the Fire Department, Police Department, Public Works, Sleeping Giant Daycare, P.L.A.C.E., PACK, CVS, Stop & Shop, Dunkin' Donuts, Shoprite, and Eli Whitney Technical School Culinary Program, this event promises to be a fun filled time for all.

For more information contact Hamden Youth Services at 203-777-2610.                                                                                                                                                                                                                               


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