Free Healthy Kids Day events planned at area YMCAs

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LEXINGTON — Kids and families are invited to the YMCA at Gothenburg Wellbeing, the Don Sjogren Local community YMCA in Holdrege and the Orthman Group YMCA in Lexington for absolutely free Nutritious Kids Working day functions in April.

The Wholesome Young children Working day exciting starts from 3-6 p.m. April 19 at the YMCA at Gothenburg Well being, 910 20th St. This event will incorporate a Gaga Pit, 9 Sq., bounce residences and snacks. It is a totally free celebration, and no registration is essential.

Local and state organizations will come together in Gothenburg to promote healthy little ones and households. Booths will consist of the Nebraska State Patrol, Gothenburg Fireplace, Gothenburg Health, Eastside Animal Hospital, Pony Categorical Loved ones Dentistry, Gothenburg Eye Care, Gothenburg Price reduction Pharmacy, GECLC, 1st State Lender and many other individuals.

The Gothenburg Y will host a Household Exciting Color Run/Walk April 28 in partnership with the Gothenburg Chamber of Commerce Spring Fling. Sign up by April 21 for an exceptional T-shirt. Sign up at the Gothenburg YMCA or on the YMCA application.

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The Holdrege party usually takes position from 6-7:30 p.m. April 28 at the Don Sjogren Community YMCA, 1415 Broadway. Absolutely free pursuits include bounce houses, games and neighborhood booths. Phelps Memorial Health Center will sponsor a meals truck.

The YMCA Kids Duck Operate in Holdrege encourages youngsters in grades K-6 to find out their possible and will commence at 6 p.m. Pre-registration is necessary for the Duck Operate.

Subsequent Nutritious Kids Working day, the Y will host a Duck Dive wherever contributors can buy raffle tickets for a possibility to win prizes donated by neighborhood firms. Prizes will be awarded based on ducks picked from the pool.

The entertaining continues at the Orthman Y in Lexington, 1207 N. Grant St., Friday, April 28, with a cost-free meal of burgers, chips and a drink on a initially-come, first-provide basis. Pursuits will include bounce homes, Spider Mountain, vendors and far more.

The to start with 200 children at the party will obtain a seashore towel, sun shades and sunblock courtesy of the YMCA.

This calendar year, the Orthman YMCA is also partnering with Sixpence on this event. Youngsters are invited to take part in the 1-mile Color Run at 5:30 p.m. The race is for young children ages 4 to grade 8. There is a registration fee for the race, which also involves a T-shirt if registered by April 20.

For additional information, go to or end by the YMCA at Gothenburg Health in Gothenburg at 910 20th Street, the Othman Local community YMCA in Lexington at 1207 N. Grant or the Don Sjogren Neighborhood YMCA in Holdrege at 1415 Broadway.