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DB 4th Annual FREE Kids Fair

About the event

This year marks the 4th year of the Dave Barr Annual FREE Kids Fair. This fair is geared towards children ages 2-6, however, it is also open to all families, giving them the opportunity to spend time together at an event where they can be entertained, informed, engaged, educated and most importantly have fun.

With the help of all of our event sponsors, this event will have mHula hoopingore than 30 FREE child related booths offering information, games and more. Don’t let the weather stop you from attending this event as it will be held rain or shine!

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Important Information

  • Date: Thursday, June 29th, 2017
  • Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm
  • Location: Dave Barr Community Centre
  • Cost: FREE (1 bag of popcorn, water or juice per person) 
  • Age: 2-6 (but all family members are welcome!)
  • Parking: You can park in our parking lot, or near the facility, but carpooling or taking the bus is recommended. Read the City of Grande Prairie Transit Rider's Guide for information on which bus route would be the best to use to get to our facility. 
  • What about the weather? the event is held inside so no matter the weather we will make sure your child has fun!  However, if it's not raining, some of our booths will be moved outside. 
  • Supervision: Children MUST be accompanied by an adult in order for them to attend this event. 

Tips for success

  • Face paintingCome right at 1:00 p.m. as time flies when you have fun! 
  • If you are bringing a stroller please enter the building through the south side doors of the arena (near the playground) or through the zamboni room as there are no ramps connecting the main entrance to the dry pad. 
  • Please don't bring food/beverages on the dry pad as it could become a hazard for the families.
  • Bouncy castles are for children ages 2-6 only. 

Free activities for children ages 2-6:

  1. Balloon Giveaway & Bean bag toss-Carls’ Jr.
  2. Bike ride -Nitehawk 
  3. Body Safety game-Caribou Child & Youth Centre
  4. Bouncy castles-Children 2 to 6 only. In the Zone Party Rentals
  5. Cruiser-Q99
  6. Coloring station-Revolution Place
  7. Face painting-Trinity Body Art
  8. Guess the countries game, Velcro Darts, Tiki Nut Hunt, Lollipop Tree game- GP Newcomers
  9. Giveaways and mascot- West Grande Prairie Dental
  10. Giveaways-2 Day FM
  11. Give the QEII Foundation Bear a shot –Alberta Health Services
  12. Hula Hooping games-Hula Hoop Circus
  13. Hide & seek sand game- GP Family Education Society
  14. Highstriker –Culture & Heritage
  15. Literacy games- GP Council of LifeLong Learning
  16. Ring toss game & Happy Meal toys giveaway- Mc Donald’s
  17. Parachute games-GP Gymnastics
  18. Playdough table-The Kid’s Place
  19. Plinko Board-Paul Davis
  20. Oversized board games-Active Zone
  21. Stamping on canvas-GP Paint Nights-GP Kids Paint
  22. Chemical Safety Guessing Game, Magnetic Safety Gear Dress-up Game, Safety City trucks & cars play mat station – Safe Communities
  23. Spin to win roulette game-GP Family Centered Coalition
  24. Recycling game-Aquatera
  25. Toddler Zone-Parent Link Center, GP Airport, Baby Welcome Wagon.
  26. Water discovery bins-Eastlink Centre
  27.  Visits from: Olaf, Ninjago, Sparky, Cooper the bear, Firetruck, Bertie the Beaver, Menchie and more!
  28.  Zumba and yoga for kids-M-Powered Kids

For more information:

Contact: Dave Barr Community Centre
Phone: (780) 538-0469


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Last updated: 12/14/2017 10:54:42 AM