Thursday, April 12, 2012

7th Annual 'Skow-Pendous' night April 20

  SKOWHEGAN – The 7th Annual Skow-Pendous celebration gets underway on Friday, April 20 from 5 – 8 p.m. This is a fun-filled night taking place in downtown Skowhegan, and it’s free for the whole family.
   The purpose is to raise awareness for the prevention of child abuse and neglect, and this is a rain or shine event.  The center of activities will be in the downtown parking lot near the Skowhegan Area Chamber of Commerce office on Commercial Street
    Activities for the evening include: Geo-Caching Word Scramble, climbing wall, “kid friendly” live music by DOM, fire pit with s'mores, the IF&W “Wall of Shame” tour, face and nail painting, basketball shoot, fire truck and ambulance tours, surrey & gem car rides, many children's crafts and family activity tables, free raffles, “wood fire” pizza, hot dogs, popcorn, Gifford’s ice cream, many healthy snacks and more. 
  For participants in the Geo-Caching Word Scramble: You must register between 5 and 5:30 pm in front of Somerset Heart Health building. The Geo Scramble begins at 5:45 and closes at 6:45 – no exceptions. Prizes for geo-caching will be drawn at 7 p.m.  There will be a whitewater rafting giveaway to all eligible participants and three grand prizes will be awarded as well.
    Other prizes awarded during the evening include Funtown combo pass, a Lake George Regional Park pass, bicycle, drive-in theater and movie passes and a Hannaford gift card.
   For more information, call KVCAP Child and Family Services at 859-1514.

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