Local preschools and other organizations will host a Family Fun Fest at McCloy Park from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 28, in celebration of
Arkansas Children’s Week.
The week is designed to celebrate and recognize the needs of young children and thank parents, educators and others involved in the education and care of young children. The theme for this year’s event is “Meet Me under the Storytelling Tree.” Planned events include face painting, free family photos, free children’s books, door prizes and free hot dogs in the concession area. Groups hosting this event are the Monticello ABC Pre-K Program, Drew County Head Start, Drew Central ABC, Warren ABC, Crossett Pre-K, Hamburg Pre-K and C.B. King ABC, along with AmeriCorps, HIPPY and the Arkansas Department of Health.