Fair on Sunday to feature carnival theme, healthy snacks

The annual Children's Health and Safety Fair will take on a family carnival theme, providing free food, games and more, with a variety of health, wellness and safety programs and displays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16, at the Boys & Girls Club of the Lower Naugatuck Valley, One Positive Place.

Sponsored by the Valley Parish Nurses of Griffin Hospital, the Boys & Girls Club of the Lower Naugatuck Valley and Griffin Faculty Practice Primary Care the fair will feature carnival games, a moon bounce and magic show. Free food, drinks and healthy snacks will be available.

Other activities include health, wellness and safety interactive displays, a car seat and bike helmet clinic, the Child Identification Program (CHIP), fire engines, safe house rescue vehicles and more. Free bike helmets will be available for the first 300 children.

Attendees also will have an opportunity to tour the Griffin Hospital Mobile Health Resource Van, featuring books, magazines, pamphlets, Internet access, audio and video, and other health education materials. Nurses will be available to answer a variety of health-related questions.

For more information about the fair, call 203-732-7371 or 203-732-7584.