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Local Girls Scouts Invite Special Needs Children to 'Game Day' Next Weekend at YMCA

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Somerset Hills YMCA, 140 Mount Airy Road, Basking Ridge, NJ. Credits: File photo
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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The Olympics aren't the only games to enjoy right about now. A group of local Girl Scouts working on their Silver Awards will be holding Game Day for special needs children ages 6 to 14 next Saturday, March 3, at the Somerset Hills YMCA in Basking Ridge.

Game activities as well as carnival-style games and prizes will be held in a "safe and stress-free environment," according to information from the YMCA.

The event is scheduled to be held from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Somerset Hills YMCA facility at 140 Mount Airy Road in Basking Ridge. The Somerset Hills YMCA is a branch of the Somerset County YMCA.

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Free and open to community

Game Day for special needs children is free and open to the community. However, registration is required.

To register, call Erika Lewin at 908-766-7898, ext. 540, or email her at elewin@somersetcountyymca.org.

 

 

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