Operation Family Time Out March 9 at Moline YMCA


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Posted Online: Feb. 21, 2013, 12:53 pm
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Press release submitted by University of Illinois Extension.

MOLINE -- Military children from 6 weeks through 12 years or 6th grade are welcome to attend a fun afternoon of free activities from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, at Two Rivers YMCA in Moline.
Activities will include swimming, games, snacks and a 4-H activity. Pre-registration for this free program is required by Friday, March 1. Participants can register online at web.extension.illinios.edu/hmrs or call University of Illinois Extension at (309) 756-9978. Operation Family Time Out is organized locally by Operation Military Kids of the Greater Quad Cities.
Operation Family Time Out is offered the second Saturday of every month from 1 to 5 p.m. at a local YMCA. Upcoming dates
April 13 -- Davenport YMCA
May 11 -- Two Rivers YMCA, Moline
June 8 -- Bettendorf YMCA

















 




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