Family Fun Fest promotes fun, healthy activities for kids

Posted at 12:39 AM, Sep 23, 2012
and last updated 2012-09-23 02:31:29-04

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – Thousands of people showed up at the West Creek Emergency Center on Saturday for fun activities and free health screenings.

The Family Fun Fest was run by the Children’s Museum of Richmond and HCA Virginia.

The was plenty of fun activities for kids to do.  The organizers emphasized that taking kids outside and encouraging active play is good for their health.

“We’ve gotta get kids outside playing more, spend more time having a good time. We got lots of free water.  We want to make sure everyone knows to drink their water. We got lots of fun, healthy activities.”

Family Fun Fest is the first of it’s kind at the West Creek Emergency Center.