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New Life Community Church is excited to bring the inaugural SummerFest celebration to the Marion area. SummerFest is a family-friendly, free event featuring inflatables, carnival games, bingo, live music, and food trucks.

    • Date: Sunday, August 15, 2021
    • Time: Noon - 8 pm
    • Location: 275 West 29th Ave. Marion
    • Cost: Free to attend, additional cost for some food options

Beginning at noon, Moy's Food From the Street and Smiley's will open their mobile kitchens, with food trucks from Willy's BBQ Shack and One More Bite, serving from 5-7 pm. Top off your lunch or dinner with free soft serve ice cream provided by New Life Community Church, and hard-scooped goodness from Scoopski's Uptown Creamery.

Throughout the afternoon enjoy Spacewalk inflatables and a rock-climbing wall from from H and H Fun Rides (225 pound maximum weight). Looking for a break from the heat? Step inside and enjoy a game of bingo or make a bid on a Silent Auction Item. Throughout the day, a variety of old-fashioned carnival games will be ready for your enjoyment, and a face-painting booth will transform your cheeks into works of art.

From 5-8 pm the neighborhood will begin to rock as local fan-favorite cover-band Airwaves takes the stage.

New Life Community Church is providing the event free of charge to the community, but attendees will have the opportunity to learn about and financially support three local non-profit organizations. Marion Cares provides advocacy, connections, and services for children and families. Families Helping Families helps provide loving foster-care homes for families in need. And Safe Families for Children partners with other area agencies to provide support for families experiencing crisis. All monetary donations collected throughout the day will be given to these great organizations.

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