LAS VEGAS (April 19) - Spend a full weekend participating in family-friendly activities promoting the appreciation of fresh, whole food for everyone - free of charge - at the Farms & Families Festival on Target Free Weekend, Saturday, May 5 and Sunday, May 6.
Thanks to a generous donation from Target, visitors will have unlimited access to the festival and all Springs Preserve attractions, museums and exhibits from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days.
While there, guests are invited to participate in a host of free, family-friendly activities during the Farms & Families Festival, presented by the Community Food Council in partnership with the Springs Preserve and Three Square.
The festival, held concurrently with Target Free Weekend, will feature arts and crafts, a story time for kids, films, lectures, cooking demonstrations, yoga and Zumba fitness classes, seed planting and face painting. Canned food will be collected at the gate for anyone wishing to make a donation to Three Square.
For more information about Target Free Weekend and the Farms & Families Festival, as well as other programs and events at the Springs Preserve, visit www.springspreserve.org.
About the Springs Preserve
Located three miles from the famed Las Vegas Strip, the Springs Preserve is a 180-acre national historic site featuring botanical gardens, trails, historical structures, restored wetlands, wildlife exhibits, a child's play area and a 1,800-seat amphitheater. Indoor experiences include a technologically advanced learning center and interactive museum exhibits, and the Springs Café. The Springs Preserve also hosts seasonal special events including concerts, arts shows and holiday experiences. Visit www.springspreserve.org or call 702-822-7700.
About Three Square
Three Square was established to end hunger in the valley by providing wholesome, nutritious food to non-profit organizations that serve a wide range of Southern Nevadans in need. A national model project inspired by Eric Hilton with a grant provided by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, Three Square is a community collaborative partnership with the gaming industry, businesses, non-profit agencies, food distributors, higher education institutions, the CCSD, governmental entities, the media and thousands of volunteers to efficiently and effectively serve hope to those in our community struggling with hunger. Three Square currently provides more than 24 million pounds of food and grocery products, the equivalent of nearly 18 million meals per year, to more than 650 Program Partners, including non-profit and faith-based organizations, schools and feeding sites throughout Southern Nevada. Three Square is a member of the Feeding America network of food banks.
For additional information, visit www.threesquare.org.