Community invited to day of free fun March 10 at Spring Fest

Families are invited to a day of free fun that emphasizes healthy living March 10 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Spring Fest–Better Together at Hamilton High School.springfest-small-web

Entertainment includes Trinity Irish Dancers, Mariachi Zamora Band, a magician, a balloon-twisting clown, mascots and the Sheriff’s Department K-9 unit. Hands-on children’s activities include bulb planting, indoor inflatable speed pitch, a cheer clinic and bike helmet-fittings. Check out the Spring Fest website ( for more information.

Make a difference for others in the community by participating in the Zumbathon to benefit the Volunteer Organization of Women in Sussex or the Lionness Blood Drive. Free health screenings will be offered including hearing, spine, feet, dental and alcohol and drug abuse self-test. The Strollin’ Colon, a room-sized pink inflatable presented by Froedtert Health, allows visitors walk through to learn about the signs of colon cancer, the third most common cancer in the U.S.

Exhibits in the gym open at 9 a.m. where about 70 vendors will have booths with information and specialty items to share. Hamilton High School student groups will sell food and refreshments.

The event is hosted by the Hamilton School District and organized by the Sussex Area Chamber of Commerce and local community groups. Major Gold Level sponsors are Froedtert Health and the Medical College of Wisconsin, Sussex IM, Waukesha State Bank and Power Test. In addition, Launch Now Agency, Kwik Trip and Meijer are Silver Level sponsors.