Friendly House celebrates National Family Week


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Posted Online: Nov. 12, 2012, 3:09 pm
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Press release submitted by Friendly House


Davenport, IA - Friendly House is celebrating National Family Week next week (November 12-16). Everyone is welcome! The week will feature family centered activities celebrating "Seasons full of Families".

Monday November 12th "Winter Fun" 6:00-7:30 Participants will play bingo with a fun twist and can win prizes that will help them prepare for the cold weather ahead.

Tuesday November 13th "Spring Fun" 6:00-7:30 Families can participate in an egg drop contest, hold live chickens and bunnies, participate in a frog jumping contest make a family "dirt" snack.

Wednesday November 14th "Summer Fun" 6:00-7:30 Family Bags Tournament! Decorate mini bag boards with your family to take home! Join in on loads of other summer fun activities.

Friday November 16thth "Fall Fun" 5:00-7:00 – Friday Fall Family Fun Night. Participants will enjoy a night of fun and games with a Walking Taco dinner included. Games include: turkey shoot, inflatable jump house, carnival games, family pictures, craft projects and much more.

Participation in the weekly activities will place family's names in a drawing for a gift certificate from Toys R Us.

The meal and activities are being sponsored by the Davenport Noon Optimist.



















 




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