Springfield Heritage Center to host Summer Sky Festival

Clark County Department of Job & Family Services and the Heritage Center invite local families to Summer Sky, a free outdoor event for children and their families.

The eighth annual Summer Sky festival will be held on Saturday, Aug. 20 from 1 to 5 p.m. in the the Heritage Center parking lot, 117 S. Fountain Ave.

The festival will feature games, music and activities for kids, including inflatable bounce houses and games, face painting, juggling and puppet shows, crafts and carnival games. There will also be exhibits from Boonshoft Museum of Discovery and COSI.

New events this year include an enclosed hockey-to-go set provided by The Chiller and an interactive wheel, prizes and mascot from Sonic.

Free horse-drawn carriage rides will also be offered. Between activities, families may enjoy live music and entertainment, including DJ Nettie Carter-Smith, a photo booth and Project Jericho’s Bucket Band. There will be free food and drinks and door prize drawings.

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