What To Do This Weekend: Kelley Cares 5K, Family Fun Day, Healthy Kids Day

This Saturday, grab the family and get ready for some fun--do gooder style! Participate in the Kelley Cares 5K and support the Therapeutic Recreation Program of Alexandria, and attend the Center for Alexandria's Children Family Fun Day.

Kelley Cares 5K

The Kelley Cares Foundation was formed to make people aware of the need for inclusion regardless of ability and provide awareness to the community about those with special needs. Learn more about the Kelley Cares Foundation. There is still time to participate!

WHEN: Saturday, April 16, 2011
WHERE: George Washington Middle School, 1005 Mount Vernon Ave Alexandria, VA 22301
COST: $30 Adults, $12 (6-12 years old), under 6 FREE. T-shirt included in the price.

Online registration closes today, but you can still register in person on Friday at Pacers Alexandria from 10am - 8pm or on Saturday at GW Middle School from 6:45-7:45am. Please note that we only accept cash or checks for registrations the day before and the day of the race. Make checks payable to Kelley Cares.

The fundraising goal is $50,000 If you can't make the race, you can donate to online to Kelly Cares. All proceeds go to the Therapeutic Recreation Program of Alexandria.

Center for Alexandria's Children Family Fun Day

The Center for Alexandria’s Children, the City of Alexandria, and Alexandria City Public Schools are partnering with Capital One Bank to host the Center’s 3rd Family Fun Day to raise awareness about the silent epidemic of child abuse and neglect during Child Abuse Prevention Month.

Family Fun Day offers children and parents wholesome free activities and entertainment while presenting myriad resources for families to learn about finance, health, safety, housing, education and other services from Alexandria’s agencies and non-profit organizations. For more information about the event and parking and transportation information, visit the Center for Alexnadria's Children website.


Healthy Kids Day at The Y

Healthy Kids Day™ is the Y’s national initiative to improve the health and well-being of families across the country. On this day, Ys hold events and encourage parents to make play dates with their kids every day as a simple way to become a healthier, more active and connected family.

Activities, demos, face painting, balloon art,  a moon bounce, healthy treats, and much more.

Where: YMCA, 420 E Monroe Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301
Date: April 16, 2011
Time: 11:00am–2:00pm


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