13th Annual Boys and Girls Club’s “Day for Kids” | Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme

Free Event Provides Families a Day of Fun and Quality Time Together

OXNARD, Calif.—The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme invites the community to join them for the 13th Annual Day for Kids celebration 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Sept. 22 at the Martin V. Smith Youth Center Clubhouse, 1900 West 5th Street, Oxnard. More than 3,000 people of all ages are expected to attend.

The free event boasts a family-fun atmosphere, with carnival games, prizes, face painting, jolly jumpers, bungee runs, a rock wall and pony rides, along with great food and more. There will be live stage entertainment, including the Voices of Hope Choir, and talent show performed by our BGCOP youth. There will also be information booths where families can get information about services provided within the community and BGCOP will be providing free new memberships. 

Kaiser Permanente is the event’s presenting sponsor and will be providing free health screenings, including blood pressure, glucose, and height, weight and BMI calculations. Their mobile health vehicle will be at the Club from 9-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-3 p.m.

“We all have such busy lives these days, and for many parents it can be difficult to squeeze in quality time with their children on a daily basis. Day for Kids is an opportunity for people to set aside an afternoon and enjoy special, meaningful time with their families,” said Erin Antrim, BGCOP chief executive officer. “And, thanks to community support, we are able to provide additional free health screenings, new Club memberships and hopefully, a fun afternoon for our families.”

For more information about Day for Kids or how you can join the Club, visit www.BGCOP.org.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of America created the Day for Kids event in 2005 to strengthen relationships between positive adults and kids by educating them on the importance of spending meaningful time together.

The Boys & Girls Club has served the youth of Oxnard and Port Hueneme for over 60 years. With three full-service clubs and 17 school program sites, the organization is one of the largest of its kind in California. The Club provides programs for more than 10,400 youth and teens in three priority outcome areas: Academic Success, Good Character and Citizenship, and Healthy Lifestyles. For more information please visit www.BGCOP.org

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