Mission Family Festival Scheduled Saturday, May 10, 2014

Mission, KAN (May 2, 2014): The annual Mission Family Festival is scheduled for Saturday, May 10, 2014 around the Sylvester C. Powell, Jr. Community Center, 6200 Martway St., Mission, Kansas, according to Suzie Gibbs, Chair of the Mission CVB.

The day-long family-focused event begins with a Rotary pancake breakfast, 7:00am-11:00am in Beverly Park, tickets are $5.00. There will be a variety of free games and activities for children from 11:00am to 3:00pm on the east side of the community center with a coin hunt and Touch a Truck. Popular children’s entertainers, Mr. Stinky Feet, Brandon Draper--The Drum Safari and Mr. Doolittle, will perform from 11:30am to 2:15pm. Slugger (Kansas City Royals) and Sizzle the Bull (Kansas City T-Bones) will make an appearance. There will a food vendor selling hotdogs and hamburgers, too.

Also is the 2nd Annual Homemade Apple Pie Baking Contest for both amateur bakers and children bakers. Pies will be judged on taste, appearance and overall impression and prizes will be awarded in several categories.

The Mission Family Festival carnival will run Thursday evening, Friday evening, Saturday and Sunday. Complete event details and carnival times can be found at www.MissionCVB.org.

For more information about the Mission Family Festival, contact Kathy Lockard, Event Coordinator, at (913) 722-8206, or Suzie Gibbs, Mission CVB Chair, (913) 671-8564.

The Mission Convention and Visitors Bureau (formerly the Mission Business Development Committee) was established in August 2003 by the City of Mission, Kansas to assist in the revitalization and redevelopment of the Mission business district. Responsibilities of the committee include development and administration of investment and revitalization programs for this area. Their web address is www.MissionCVB.org. For more information, contact Suzie Gibbs, Mission CVB Chairman, and (913) 671-8564. # # #

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