SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA (1340 Martine Ave., Scotch Plains) is holding a free community event to inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active on Saturday, April 27. The annual YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day® event is the Y’s national initiative to improve health and well-being for kids and families.

Healthy Kids Day is an opportunity to ignite children’s imaginations so that they can imagine what they’ll accomplish this summer. The event, held from 12:00 - 3:00 p.m., features activities such as bounce houses, arts and crafts, face painting, STEM projects, obstacle course, family open swim, healthy snacks, vendors, and more, to motivate and teach families how to develop and maintain healthy routines at home throughout the summer months.

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