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Lil’ Iguana’s Family Fun Day in Nashua on Saturday, May 3

Friday, May 2, 2014

NASHUA – The Lil’ Iguana’s Children’s Safety Foundation, a Nashua-based nonprofit focused on keeping children safe, will host its Family Fun Day event from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at Nashua High School South, 36 Riverside St.

Family Fun Day will include activities that focus on health, fitness, safety and literacy for children and families. Activities will include bounce houses by Jump Around NH, Fisher Cat baseball pitching station, face painting, balloon art, kids activities/crafts, Party Palace princess characters, Rainbow the Macaw, a coloring contest and more.

A large portion of this free event is dedicated to health and fitness, which includes samples of nutritious foods and beverages, as well as easy and fun ways to stay active and play.

Kids can enter the Lil’ Iguana Coloring Contest, where two winners will receive a grand prize of a new bike and helmet donated by Target. Participants will receive a book as their prize when they return their artwork to Family Fun Day. The entry form can be found at www.liliguanausa.org/ffd-may.

Family Fun Day will feature all-day live entertainment including YMCA Dance InMotion, Extreme Coupon Professors, Mad Science, Tokyo Joe’s Studio of Self Defense, Rhythmic Revolution Baton Twirling, Music with Sharon Novak, Jazzercise for kids with Terry, the Whirlygigs & Mr. Whirly, Showcase Performing Arts and Big Joe the Storyteller.

Costume characters and team mascots will participate in a mascot parade at noon and will hold meet-and-greets from 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Look out for Lil’ Iguana, Yoshi, Moo Moo, Fungo, Oakie, Orson, Sir Sterling and a favorite mascot from Canobie Lake.

Sponsors include Well Sense Health Plan of NH, Fidelity Investments/UNIQUE College Investing Plan, SafetySnapp, Jump Around NH, Collins Dentistry for Children, Allen Mello Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram, Coffee News, Zevia, Oakhurst, Main Street Chiropractic, Shorty’s Mexican Roadhouse, Boogie Wipes, Party Palace, Longhorn Steakhouse and Target.

For more information, visit www.liliguanausa.org/ffd-may.

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