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Posted on: July 31, 2018

DJFS, Heritage Center to host 9th annual Summer Sky Festival

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SPRINGFIELD, OH (July 31, 2018) – The ninth annual Clark County Department of Job and Family Services and Heritage Center of Clark County Summer Sky Festival will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, outside the museum at 117 South Fountain Ave. in Springfield.

“This event is an excellent way for both organizations to interact with and engage children in our community,” said DJFS Director Virginia Martycz.

The free event, designed to raise awareness about adoption in Clark County, is a community family day filled with games, music and activities for children.

The event includes animals from the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery, Glen Helen Hunters of the Sky, Chiller Hockey to Go, the COSI Mobile Science Station, the Bug Man display and Willow Wind Carriage Ride. It will also feature bounce houses, face painting, crafts and a juggler and puppet show.

The event is sponsored by DJFS and the Heritage Center. About 1,500 children and parents attend the annual festival.

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Media contact:


Department of Job and Family Services | Virginia Martycz, Director, 937- 327-3631

Clark County | Michael Cooper, Public Information Officer, 937-521-2031

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