Lions Family FunFest is this Saturday

City of Great Falls Montana

 

PRESS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DATE:  July 9, 2013

CONTACT: 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 13

The 5th Annual Lions Family FunFest is Saturday, July 13, 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 (8) bicycles with helmets, two tricycles, scooters, various sporting equipment such as footballs and soccer balls, and other miscellaneous items.
  •  Food (nominal fee)
  • Jolly Rogue Shrine Clowns          
  • Children’s Activities
    • Three Jolly Jumpers
    • Playground
    • Appearance by Orbit (Voyagers)
    • 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 Gem
  • Water Games
    • Slip and Slide
    • Squirt Guns and Buckets
    • Sponge Toss
    • Blast ‘o Buckets
    • Marble Toe Race
    • Swimming Poo
  • Races
    • Stilts
    • Potato Sacks
    • Egg Race
  • 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, Brett Weber, Calumet, Centene, Croxford Funeral Home, Dick Anderson Construction, Embark Credit Union, Eric & Brenda Borggard, Evie Ugrin, First Interstate Bank, G.F. Electric City Lions, G.F. Homebuilder's Association, Guy Tobacco Construction, Karen Venetz, Montana Federal Credit Union, NEW, O'Connor Funeral Home, Steel, Etc., Strobel’s Rental, Transystems, Wells Fargo Advisors, Franz Bread, Great Falls Voyagers, MAFB 431st Squadron, Moderne Cabinet, Pepsi, Scheels, and Van’s IGA.

Gather up the family and head to Lions Park for Lions Family FunFest on July 13, 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.