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Kids! Bring your grandparents or your parents to the Children’s Health Fair today

The Children’s Health Fair is a day of fun and information for families being held at Robron Centre today from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.  - Photo submitted
The Children’s Health Fair is a day of fun and information for families being held at Robron Centre today from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
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Grand parenting, isn’t it a wonderful feeling! Sure, children are special and babies have that allure which can draw you in, but your own child’s child brings a special emotion to your being.

Grandparents (and parents) are invited to the Campbell River Ready-Set–Go Children’s Health Fair being held at Robron Centre todayfrom 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

What can you expect to find there? Many community agents have brought information and displays to share. There will be representatives there from the Library, Public Health, Supported Child Development, the Fire Department, Literacy Now to name only a few.

There are activities for the children, such as Zumbini, HOP activity, Sing a longs, Safety Skits and a goodie bag for each child to mention a few. A major component of the Fair is the Health Screening. There will be Speech and Language Specialist, Vision Screening for three-year-olds as well as Hearing Screening.

 

Free buses to the Health Fair

The City of Campbell River and BC Transit are offering free rides on today to parents, guardians and grandparents who are accompanied by a child under the age of six in support of the Ready. Set. Go! Children’s Health Fair.

Free fares are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on March 14 only. The Fair will be held at the Robron Centre (740 Robron Road) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Ready. Set. GO! provides helpful information needed to raise active and healthy children including safety, literacy, recreation and community programs.

Free vision, dental, speech and development milestone screening for children will be available.

The free fare to the Fair is being offered as a way to encourage transit use in Campbell River and to ensure everyone can attend this important community gathering. For more information on BC Transit schedules, consult their website www.bctransit.com/regions/cam or phone 250-287-7433.

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