Let’s fly a kite for child abuse awareness on April 2

Spring brings perfect kite-flying weather, and the Kites for Kids festival brings free kites and lots of other fun – aerial and ground-based – to North Liberty as part of Child Abuse Prevention Month. of Children in April, in conjunction with Johnson County Social Services, Community Partnership for Child Protection and Child Abuse Prevention Johnson County. Here’s everything you need to know:

The five Ws

  • That you! This event is free. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • What: A festival for Child Abuse Prevention Month to encourage play between caregivers and children, as play can help strengthen bonds and reduce the prevalence of abuse.
  • Where: Liberty High School, 1400 S Dubuque St.
  • When: from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday April 2, 2022.
  • Why: To get a free kite and connect as a supportive community against abuse in all its forms.

who will be there

  • Adam Schechinger State Farm with Free Lemonade
  • AirCare Air Ambulance with Helicopter Landing
  • Bikers Against Child Abuse (Cedar River Corridor Chapter)
  • Community emergency services and food bank
  • Corridor Community Action Network
  • Domestic Violence Intervention Program
  • Eastern Iowa Airport
  • Facepainting by Lindsay with free makeup
  • GEICO
  • Green Castle Aero Club with a flyover
  • Johnson County Empowerment (an early childhood region of Iowa)
  • Johnson County Joint Emergency Communications Center
  • MidWestOne Bank
  • North Liberty Community Pantry
  • Northern Freedom Planning Department
  • North Liberty Police and Fire Department
  • Johnson County Therapy Dogs
  • united action for youth
  • University of Iowa Healthcare STEM Education

Volunteer

Sign up to volunteer at signupgenius.com/go/60b0f4ca4ac23a5fa7-volunteers1.

Food and drink

We will have complimentary snacks and refreshments provided by Adam Schechinger State Farm, Capanna Coffee, Costco, Fareway and HyVee.

How to get there and where to park

  • Liberty High School is located at 1400 S Dubuque St. in North Liberty and is accessible from North Liberty Road, Dubuque Street and the Dubuque Street Trail.
  • Please park in the car parks located south of the tennis courts and football stadium.
  • Forget the car and walk or cycle to the event!

You might also be wondering

  • Restrooms are available inside Liberty High School during the event.
  • Please leave your dogs at home.

Who to thank

This event is part of the City Slate. The calendar of events throughout the year is made possible by Adam Schechinger State Farm, Centro, Inc, The Eastern Iowa Airport – CID, GEICO Philanthropic Foundation, Hills Bank, MidWestOne Bank, Shive-Hattery, South Slope Cooperative, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics and Veridian Credit Union.

COVID Mitigation

This event is outdoors.

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Accessibility

We are committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodations at our events for people with disabilities.

For accommodation, please contact Micah Ariel James at [email protected] or call (319) 626-5755.

More fun on the city slate

This event is part of the City Slate, a compilation of the largest, free events produced by the City of North Liberty, with over 40 events scheduled for 2022. Check out the schedule at northlibertyiowa.org/cityslate.

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