Community invited to day of free fun March 14 at Spring Fest

Community members are invited to a day of free fun that emphasizes healthy living March 14 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Spring Fest–Better Together at Hamilton High School.CardFront2020Web

Entertainment includes Trinity Irish Dancers, Jim Winard Polka Party, Mariachi Band, Bernie Brewer and other mascots, a magician, a balloon-twisting clown, Sparklers dance performance and the Sheriff’s Department K-9 unit. Hands-on children’s activities include a Hall of Games, bulb planting, indoor inflatable soccer foot darts, henna tattoos and professional face-painting.

Exhibitors are offering free health screenings including blood pressure, body composition, spine and posture, alcohol and drug abuse, flexibility and more. 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. Hamilton’s Robotics team will demonstrate their robot.

Spring Fest participants can also help others by attending the event. Versiti will have a community blood drive. Make appointments online at www.versiti.org, email donate.wi@versiti.org or call 1-877-BE-A-HERO. Hamilton High School’s Club Action and Science Club will have bins available for community members to recycle their hand-held devices to benefit gorilla habitat in Africa.

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

The event is hosted by the Hamilton School District and organized by the Sussex Area Chamber of Commerce and local community groups. Froedtert Health and the Medical College of Wisconsin is a gold-level sponsor and JT Chiropractic is the activity sponsor. Friends of Spring Fest are Kwik Trip, Schmidt & Bartelt and nature’s Path.

Check out the Spring Fest website for more information.