GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A free Public Health Fair on Friday, April 6, will give parents an opportunity to sneak in a fun educational activity for their children during Alachua County Public Schools’ spring break.
The Public Health Fair will feature a full day of free, supervised health-related games and activities for children ages 5 to 17, as well as free breakfast, lunch and snacks. The event is sponsored by the Woodland Park Boys and Girls Club and Delta Omega, the public health honor society at the University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions.
During the morning session, children will be divided by age group for activities designed to teach them about healthy eating, healthy behaviors, and hygiene and sanitation. An outdoor public health fair in the afternoon is open to the public and will include educational games, face painting and prizes.
Parents may drop off their children at 8 a.m. at the Woodland Park campus of the Boys and Girls Club of Alachua County, 1900 S.E. Fourth Street, Gainesville, and pick them up when the event ends at 5:30 p.m. To register or for more information, call 352-377-8003. Space for the morning session is limited to 150 children.
Free public health day camp and fair offers spring break activity for local kids
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