FREE Family Fun Day + Free Stuff at Summit for Kids in Akron on 8/20/2011

With costs of everything going up it is nice to hear/see the word FREE sometimes! ¬†ūüôā ¬†Well there is a FREE and totally fun event coming up in downtown Akron next weekend Saturday, August 20th from 10:00 am-4:00 pm.

Summit for Kids

The 2nd Annual Summit for Kids day held at the John S. Knight Center is the perfect way to spend a Saturday with the kids or grandkids! This great event is sponsored by PNC Bank and many other businesses in Summit County.  With school starting just around the corner this is a great resource and event to help get your kids prepared for the new school year!

A great event and resource for FREE and FUN activities to get your kids ready for this school year!

There is FREE ADMISSION, FREE PARKING, FREE ACTIVITIES and lots of GIVEAWAYS too! ¬†Here are some events that I wanted to share with you…

Summit for Kids Featured Entertainment:

  • Teen fashion show at 1:30 pm on the Event Stage
  • ETC show choir will perform
  • Celtic Storm Irish Dancers will also perform
  • Summit DD Bells
  • Kenmore Madrigals
  • Balloon Bender Dave
  • Face painters

Summit for Kids FREE featured activities:

  • FREE Immunizations…WOW!
  • FREE dental services for children ages 3-6… WOW!
  • FREE back to school physicals
  • FREE lead testing
  • FREE vision screening
  • FREE school supplies…WOW!

Other FUN Activities at Summit for Kids:

There will be lots to do for kids of all ages and even parents too.  There will be some educational sessions for parents and also will have information on having a safe home environment for your little ones.  Get ready to have a fun filled day at the Summit for Kids Day.

Summit for Kids Featured Characters and Meet-n-Greets include:

  • Spider-Man from Marvel Entertainment (booth #9)
  • Walkaround ZOE from Sesame Street (booth #17)
  • Zippy from The University of ¬†Akron
  • Gilby from Akron Public Schools
  • Orbit from the Akron Aeros
  • Leaf from the Metroparks
  • Scooby-Doo and Shaggy from Kids WB
  • Ronald McDonald
  • many more characters will be there too!!
Pease attend the 2nd Annual Summit for Kids Event for a day filled with fun activities, free give-a-ways, free back to school items for kids, special guests and so much more!  This is a wonderful community event that Summit County has put together so lets show our appreciation and attend this event so that they can continue to connect parents and children with community resources!  With so many FREE activities and FUN things for the kids to see I am sure it will be a fun day for all!  Hope to see you all there!

For more information and directions to Summit for Kids:

John S. Knight Center is located at 77 East Mill Street  Akron, OH 44308.  For more information please visit the Summit For Kids website where they have a full guide to the event available to view.

Akron, OH 44308

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