Face painting, free books and games are a hit at Go Blue Day

Numerous children and adults attended the Go Blue Day family-support event held Tuesday from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. at the Uvalde Memorial Park.

The free event, organized by the Bluebonnet Children’s Advocacy Center, gave attendees the opportunity to play basketball, enter three-legged and gunny sack race, eat hot dogs, take a ride on a train and gather free books.

The Uvalde Volunteer Fire Department grilled hot dogs and Forum 6 Theatres served popcorn. First United Methodist Hospital hosted a puppet ministry, First State Bank of Uvalde provided water and a coin game and Security Service Federal Credit Union handed out coloring books. The Uvalde County Sheriff’s Office DARE Deputy Robert Gutierrez, Texas Department of Public Safety and members of the Uvalde Police Department were present to greet children.

Representatives of local Boy and Girl Scout troops and Bridge the Gap were also present.


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