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LACASA’s CAP Kids’ Fair Set for June 1

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Street art, music, magic and more

Get ready for lots of family fun!

LACASA’s Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Council hosts its annual CAP Kids’ Fair Saturday, June 1, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. as part of the Art in the Park festival in downtown Pinckney.

The Kids’ Fair — which offers free entertainment, crafts and information — will take place on Livingston Street, just west of Howell Street (between the Pinckney Diner and the Pinckney Village office). The fair is set up on the plot of land located behind the Village Office on Howell Street.

The CAP Kids’ Fair offers a line-up of free entertainment throughout the day including:

  • Copper Tom” award-winning children’s music artist at 11 a.m.
  • Magic with Buddy Moorehouse at 12 noon
  • Martial arts demonstration by Kil’s Tae Kwon Do at 1 p.m.
  • Pony rides
  • Petting farm
  • Street Art Project where kids decorate the street using chalk to draw something that makes them happy
  • Free ice cream for kids, courtesy of Screams Ice Cream in Hell (while quantities last)

Admission to the fair is free. A small fee will be charged for pony rides.

lac CAP ice cream 2013As in years past, the Kids’ Fair will feature local agencies and organizations offering important safety and child development information for parents and free make-and-take crafts for kids.

Exhibitors at this year’s fair will include:

  • Livingston County Sheriff’s Department Mounted Division, providing parents with free child identification kits including electronic fingerprinting, video and photos, and offer kids a chance to meet a service horse and officer
  • Cindy’s Hope, with tips for talking to kids about safety in a variety of situations
  • Great Start Livingston, a local collaborative dedicated to ensuring that all children are safe, healthy and eager to succeed in school and in life
  • LESA Early Childhood Programs, including Great Start Readiness, Head Start and Early On programs
  • LACASA and the CAP Council, with information about preventing child abuse and interpersonal violence
  • University of Michigan Mott Children’s Hospital and Safe Kids Huron Valley with information about preventing accidental injury
  • Livingston County Catholic Charities
  • Michigan Sandbox Party

The mission of LACASA’s CAP Council is to prevent child abuse and neglect and promote a safe environment for children in Livingston County.

CAP offers free programs throughout the year to families, schools, churches and community organizations. These programs focus on preventing different forms of child abuse and teaching adults to recognize and react responsibly to suspected abuse. 

Serving Livingston County for more than 34 years, the CAP Council is a designated Local Council of the Michigan Children’s Trust Fund and is funded, in part, by the Livingston County United Way

For more information about the Kids’ Fair and other CAP Council programs, call Deanna Norris at (517) 548-1350, ext. 287 or email her at: dnorris@lacasacenter.org

 

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