“Make a Child Smile” Family Fest 6/15

WHAT:
This FUNdraising and friendly street fair is geared towards children ages 2-10 and their families. This year’s event features a variety of entertainment and activities including the Jesse White Tumblers, a music DJ, arts and crafts by Lillstreet, sporting events, inflatable obstacle course and moonwalk, cookie decorating, food, a raffle and silent auction.

WHEN:
Monday, June 15, 2009
5 – 8 p.m.

WHERE:
Outside John’s Place Restaurant
1202 West Webster (on Racine between Webster and Belden)

WHY:
All proceeds benefit Metropolitan Family Services Healthy Families and Mentors of Mothers programs, which strive to help young families in need and their children, with caring, educational parenting services and supportive counsel.

TICKETS:
$65 Adults
$20 Children

For more information or to order tickets, visit or contact Barbara Ellson at 312/986-4018, or ellsonb@metrofamily.org.

About Metropolitan Family Services
Metropolitan Family Services has been at the heart of Chicago’s city and suburban communities responding to the needs of families for more than 150 years. Through seven major community centers, their related locations and public policy advocacy, Metropolitan serves low-income and working-poor families facing a dynamic and ever-changing environment. As an integral part of each community we serve, we listen, actively participate and lead the way in helping families realize their amazing strength.