Southport, CT - Free and open to the community, Day for Kids will be celebrated by Wakeman Boys & Girls Club on Saturday, September 15 at the Southport Clubhouse, 385 Center Street, Southport. The annual event focuses on kid and family friendly activities from 12-4pm, including pony rides, moon bounce, lawn, fitness and carnival style games, music, slip & slide, craft projects, caricaturist and more. Food is also available for purchase. Day for Kids is supported by Gold Sponsors People’s United Bank and Essex Financial – The Southport Group.
Wakeman Boys & Girls Club joins thousands of other Boys & Girls Clubs nationwide in celebration of Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s annual Day for Kids. The Clubs acknowledges that all families experience the pressures of contemporary life, regardless of economic status, ethnicity, cultural background or location. These pressures directly affect the amount of meaningful time they are able to devote to their children. Many young people face serious issues in childhood that can impact their success as adults. Day for Kids serves as a national celebration of the life-changing work happening at Boys & Girls Clubs across the nation, and a reminder that one day can change a child’s future.