Healthy Families Fun Fair

Saturday, Jun 1

10:00 AM to 02:00 PM

The Franciscan Health Center for Women & Children will host the 9th annual Healthy Families Fun Fair on Saturday, June 1, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be held on the Franciscan Health Lafayette East campus located at 1701 S. Creasy Lane, Lafayette.

The goal of the fair is to inspire families to lead an active and healthy lifestyle. The event is free and will feature fun, kid friendly activities at every booth. Activities include:

•A bike helmet fitting and free bike helmets for children (while supplies last – sizes vary from toddler to teen)
•Door prizes for adults and children. All children 18 and younger can enter to win a bike
•Adult health screenings
•Healthy eating tips and activities
•Various games and activities for families and children
•Police, Fire and EMTs also will be on hand with safety information
•Race for Kids 5K and Kids Dash to benefit the NICU and pediatric therapy. Race registration begins at 8 a.m. with the free Kids Dash at 9 a.m. and 5K race starting at 9:15 a.m.

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Lafayette is located at 40°24′38″N 86°52′29″W (40.410585, -86.874681)[16] and lies in Fairfield and Wea Townships. Elevation at the court house is 550 feet (168 m), but city elevations range from a little over 500 feet (150 m) at the Wabash River to approximately 700 feet (210 m) in the areas of Murdock Park and Columbian Park.

According to the 2010 census, Lafayette has a total area of 27.74 square miles (71.85 km2), all land.

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