CARMEL, N.Y. -- Putnam Hospital Center announced that it is bringing back Kids' Day following a two-year hiatus.
The revived Kids' Day, which will be the 11th-annual one, will be held at the hospital on Saturday, May 20 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. The hospital's auxiliary will be hosting the event.
"The fun-filled day includes a host of interactive health and safety exhibits, along with crafts, child identification program and a teddy bear clinic," the hospital announced. "Hospital departments will be on hand to provide information on nutrition, emergency care, physical therapy and more. There will be demonstrations on car seat safety, proper helmet use and heart monitoring, as well as fire truck and ambulance tours."
The hospital added that Kids' Day will also feature activities such as bouncy attractions, games, face painting, balloon animals and raffles.
“We are so excited for the return of this beloved community event and look forward to bringing together organizations from all over Putnam County to celebrate children and families,” Michelle Piazza, the hospital's director of volunteer and pastoral services, said in a statement.
The hospital notes that anyone who wishes to volunteer can reach Piazaa by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling her at 845-279-5711 ext. 4752. Additionally, the hospital states that people who are interested in sponsorships or setting up informational booths can contact Priscilla Weaver, the Putnam Hospital Center Foundation's executive director, by emailing email@example.com or by calling 845-230-4763.
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