On Sept. 24, Extension held its 10th annual Healthy Kids Festival at the Bob Price Recreation Center in Clark County. The free event is held during National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month to provide healthy activities for families with children ages 3 to 8. The festival featured a day of fun and educational activities, including music and dancing, gardening, chef demonstrations, a fruit and vegetable market, and more.
The event’s attendance included 592 children, 443 adults, 98 exhibitors and 61 volunteers. It was sponsored by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Clark County Parks & Recreation, Southern Nevada Health District, Clark County Commissioner Marilyn Kirkpatrick and La Bonita Supermarkets.