Don't Miss Lions Family FunFest

City of Great Falls Montana

PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

DATE: July 3, 2014

 

 

 

CONTACTS: 

Todd Carmichael - G.F. Lions Club, 750-8077

Mark Willmarth - G.F. Lions Club, 455-8489

Patty Rearden - Park & Recreation, 771-1265       

 

Lions Family FunFest is Saturday, July 12

Great Falls, Montana – The 6th Annual Lions Family FunFest is Saturday, July 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Lions Park located at 10th Avenue South and 27th Street.  The event is being hosted by the Great Falls Lions Club and Great Falls Park and Recreation.

 It should be a perfect day for families, neighbors and friends to gather for a day filled with fun, food, entertainment, and celebration. Thanks to the generosity of the Great Falls Lions Club, the event is free to all participants!  There will be activities for children of all ages and adults.

Activities will include:

  • Music and live remote with Nick Northern/K-99, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Drawings
    • Giveaways include eight bicycles with helmets, a strider, two Razor scooters, various sporting equipment such as footballs and soccer balls, and other miscellaneous items.
  • Food (nominal fee)
  • Clown       
  • Children’s Activities
    • Three Jolly Jumpers
    • Playground
    • Face Painting
    • Body Bops
    • Roll Chamber
  • Penny Carnival activities for toddlers and grade school age children (prizes will be given for all activities):
    • Discovery Stations
      • Sand
      • Gak
      • Flubber
      • Clean Mud
      • Moon Sand
      • Colored Rice
      • Mining for Gems
    • Water Games
      • Slip and Slide
      • Squirt Guns and Buckets
      • Sponge Toss
      • Blast ‘o Buckets
      • Marble Toe Race
      • Swimming Pool
    • Races
      • Stilts
      • Potato Sacks
      • Egg Races
    • Contests
      • Hula Hoops
      • Knock Down Caps
      • Tug of War
    • Games
      • Folf
      • Putt Putt Golf

The Great Falls Lions Club and Park & Recreation would like to extend a special thanks to the following organizations and individuals that have contributed to the success of the event:

Benefis Health System, State Farm Insurance/Scott Schissler, Subway/David Weissman, Hoven Equipment, Taco Treat/John Ennot, Tobacco Construction, The Palace, The Do Bar, Gregg Smith, TD & H, Dick Anderson Construction, Embark Credit Union, Cascade Electric, Buttrey Realty, G.F. Electric City Lions, Great Falls Sunrise Lions, G.F. Homebuilder's Association, Guy Tobacco Construction, Strobel’s Rental, MAFB, Pepsi, Scheels, Moderne Cabinet, Schnider Funeral Home, and O’Connor Funeral Home.

Gather up the family and head to Lions Park for Lions Family FunFest on July 12, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., a great way to spend a summer day!  For more information, call the Park and Recreation Office, 406-771-1265.