Change of location announced for Youthfest on July 10


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Posted Online: July 09, 2013, 10:37 am
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Press release submitted by Davenport Parks and Recreation

Youthfest - Change in Location

Due to the recent flooding in Centennial Park, the location of Youthfest has been changed to Fejervary Park, 1759 W 12th Street in Davenport.

Calling ALL youth in the Quad Cities and surrounding area to come celebrate at Davenport Parks and Recreation and many partnering organizations at our 20th annual YOUTHFEST.

In addition to our regular activities, this year we are joining forces with the iExploreSTEM program. iExploreSTEM activities challenge kids to think, to solve STEM problems and introduce them to careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math). iExploreSTEM is fun!

Wednesday, July 10
10:00AM - 2:00PM
Fejervary Park
1759 W 12th St

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