BU to hold ‘Fun in the Forest’ carnival

For immediate release: March 8, 2010

BLOOMSBURG — Kids’ Fun 2010, a free event for children ages 12 and younger, will be held Saturday, March 20, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania’s Nelson Field House. The event is free and open to the community.

During the event sponsored by SOLVE (Students Organized to Learn through Volunteerism and Employment), BU student organizations and volunteers will provide games, crafts and prizes following the theme “Fun in the Forest.”

According to SOLVE’s director, Jean Downing, Kids’ Fun is “an attempt to bring a lot of kids to campus to help beat spring fever.” Also included in the carnival-like atmosphere will be balloons and a moon bounce.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 9,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.