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James Neiss/staff photographer
Niagara Falls, NY - Family & Childrens Service of Niagara held the 7th Annual Festival of Fathers at the Hyde Park Spray Pad. Here, Patrick Cumings, his daughter Selena, 11, and friends get their picture taken by Shauna Amato in the Healthy Families Niagara photo booth.
Family & Children’s Service of Niagara Contact: Joe Zach
1522 Main Street Father Advocate
Niagara Falls, NY 14305 Office: 285-6984 / Cell: 531-6487
June 20, 2017
7th Annual Festival of Fathers – Friday, June 23, 2017, Noon-2pm
Hyde Park Spray Pad in Niagara Falls, (corner of Hyde Park Blvd. and Pine Avenue)
Fun for the whole family – dads, moms and kids!
What: The seventh annual Festival of Fathers will be held on Friday, June 23, 2017, from 12 - 2 pm at the Hyde Park Spray Pad in Niagara Falls, (corner of Hyde Park Blvd. and Pine Avenue). The festival, which is free and open to the public, will include music, games, and crafts along with a fishing derby to engage children and parents together.
Why: The purpose of the Festival of Fathers is to encourage positive father-child interaction, while celebrating dads, grandpas and father figures! But the whole family is invited – moms, dads and kids. In addition to the games and activities, those attending will have an opportunity to obtain valuable information from many other local and state human service agencies.
Who: Fidelis Care has joined with Family & Children’s Service of Niagara to sponsor the event.
When: Friday, June 23, 2017, Noon-2pm
Where: Hyde Parke Spray Pad (corner of Hyde Park Blvd & Pine Avenue) Niagara Falls, NY
About Family & Children’s Service:
Founded in 1895, Family & Children's Service of Niagara, a private, non-profit agency, has been providing the residents of Niagara County with a wide range of community social work services for 121 years.
Healthy Families Niagara, a program of Family & Children’s Service of Niagara, is a child abuse prevention program that focuses on the well-being of children, while supporting and encouraging the family during pregnancy and continuing through the first five years.
Director, Development and Communications
Family & Children's Service of Niagara
1522 Main Street
Niagara Falls, NY 14305