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February 14, 2013

Kid's Carnival

ATKINSON — Community Crossroads has rescheduled their 16th annual Kid’s Carnival on Sat., February 9 to Sat., February 16, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Woodbury Middle School on Route 97 in Salem. Admission is free; however, donations will be accepted at the door.

All proceeds from this event benefit individuals with developmental disabilities or acquired brain disorders.

Sandlot Sports & Entertainment is sponsoring the coloring contest which is available to children from preschool to grade 5. Artwork will be judged and prizes will be awarded to the winners at 2:00 pm. Pentucket Bank is also providing t-shirts for the kids to color throughout the day.

The free event also includes demonstrations by Mad Science Show at 11:00 a.m. and Ronald McDonald magic show scheduled at noon. There will be performances by Ocasio’s True Martial Arts of Haverhill and Plaistow at 1:00 p.m. and the Studio of Performing Arts from Atkinson will dance at 2:00 p.m. Anderson Magic Show will perform at 2:30 p.m. and much more. Mascots will be on hand for photo opportunities.

Ticketed events include carnival games with loads of prizes, cookie decorating, the famous Cake Walk, face painting, sand art, and beading. They have great raffle items including a Kindle and various items from Celtics, Red Sox, Patriots and the Bruins. Bring a healthy appetite and enjoy lunch. Back by popular demand will be a table full of candy for kids of all ages!

Community Crossroads is formerly known as Region 10 Community Support & Services, Inc. an Atkinson based, non-profit organization that serves eleven Southern New Hampshire towns. Community Crossroads provides critically important services and support for children and adults who have developmental disabilities or acquired brain disorders. Each year they assist over 900 local individuals and their families. With the support of Community Crossroads many children, including some who have extensive medical needs, are able to continue to live at home with their families and attend local schools. Community Crossroads also supports adults with disabilities to work and live independently within their communities and assists families to provide care for their adult children living at home.

For further information, call Community Crossroads at 603-893-1299, online at www.communitycrossroadsnh.org, or find them on Facebook.

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