|The 32nd Annual Family Fun Fair will be held on Friday, March 31, 4:30-8:00 pm, at the Fairmont Elementary School Gyms, 714 Victoria Street, Fairmont. |
The public is invited to this festival of activities to delight young children featuring family entertainer Brian Richards with his “ACME Magic Factory” and Remarkable Reptiles. The ACME Magic Factory performances for children will be held at 5:45 pm and 7:00 pm in the Cafeteria. Enjoy a close-up chance to meet a variety of fascinating reptiles including a friendly boa constrictor at the Remarkable Reptiles exhibit.
Weather permitting, you may see the Fairmont Fire Department’s Ladder Truck and Prairie Lakes Transit Bus in the East Parking Lot. Bring your camera for special photo opportunities. Parents can learn about the numerous services and activities available to them while their children enjoy hands-on activities at over 36 exhibits. Activities include Fire Prevention, Making Bracelets, Radar-How Fast Can You Throw a Ball, Balloons, Cross Magnets, Bean Bag Toss, Kid Friendly Temporary Tattoos, Daisy Craft, Catapult Game, Kittens, Record Player Painting, Youth Triathlon, Ocean & Reptiles, ECFE Raffle, 4-H Fun, Vegetable Seed Planting, Dental Network Giveaways, Heart Craft, Lanterns, Family Trees, Height/Weight Checks, Stroke & Vaccination Education, Bike Safety, Build A Better World, Candy Airplanes, Paper Plate Crowns, and much more.
Exhibitors providing activities at this year’s fair include Fairmont ECFE Discovery Place Preschool, CER Lights On For Kids, ECFE Parents Advisory Board, Interlaken Heritage Days, Shepard of the Lakes Church MVAC Head Start, Fairmont Fire Fighters, Kiwanis Baseball, St. Paul Lutheran School, Building Blocks Learning Center & Child Care, Fairmont City of Lakes Garden Club, Immanuel Lutheran Church VBS, Martin County Humane Society, Martin County/Fairmont Girl Scouts, Prairie Lakes Transit, First Congregational UCC, St. James Lutheran School, Fairmont Triathlon, Fairmont United Methodist Church, Martin County 4-H, Mayo Clinic Healthy System Fairmont, Fairmont Early Childhood Initiative, Martin County Early Childhood Dental Network, UHD-United Hospital District Clinic, Cardinal Power Fastpitch, Families First of Minnesota, Fairmont Baseball Association, Lasting Imprint, Grace Lutheran Church, Shepard of the Lakes Lutheran Church, Center for Specialty Care, Human Services of Faribault & Martin Counties, St. John Vianney School, Fairmont Police Department, MSU Nursing Students, Martin County Library, Interlaken Heritage Days, Shoe Sensation, and Heaven’s Table.
The WeDay group, the CARDiACTS, from Fairmont Jr./Sr. High School will provide the food service as well as assist with setup and cleanup. The fundraiser menu includes Pizza Ranch Pizza by the Slice $2, Bananas 50 cents, Brownies 50 cents, Cotton Candy $2, Gatorade $2, Culligan Water $2 (Cash Only.)
Admission to the Family Fun Fair is $8 per family or $4 per person. For more information, please contact the Fairmont Community Education and Recreation Program (507-235-3141).
The event is co-sponsored by Fairmont Community Education and Recreation and ISD 2752 Early Childhood Family Education /School Readiness.
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