Child & Family agency plans family resource fair

New London — The Child & Family Agency of Southeastern Connecticut will host a Family Resource Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday to provide families with information about summer and year-round programs, childcare and recreation programs, safety and accident prevention, healthy eating and nutrition, and parenting education programs.

The free fair, at the BP Learned Mission at 140 Shaw St., will feature carnival-themed games, food and exhibitors. Organizations will be sharing information about summer programming for children and The Lion’s Club of New London provide free eye exams for children. 

Events will include a free raffle for prizes such as a flat-screen television and telescope. There will also be a moon bounce, dunk tank, snow cone machine, taco bar and circus games. Proceeds from the bake sale will benefit the United Way of Southeastern Connecticut.

Vendors will include Child & Family Agency's childhood services, family resource centers and school-based health clinics; The Children’s Museum of Southeastern Connecticut; The Drop-in Learning Center of New London; The New London Lead Abatement Program, and The United Way of Southeastern Connecticut Mobile Food Pantry.

Steve Elci and Friends will perform, along with Hearing Youth Voices and children from Nathan Hale Elementary School.


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