The 9th annual Lions Family FunFest will be on Saturday, July 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Lions Park.
The park is at 10th Avenue South and 27th Street.
The event is hosted by the Great Falls Lions Clubs and Great Falls Park & Recreation.
The event is free to all all, thanks to the three Lions Clubs in Great Falls (Great Falls Lions Club, Sunrise Lions Club, and Electric City Lions Club) and numerous donors.
The event will feature food, fun, entertainment, and celebration, with an appearance by Louie the Lion, the Lions Club mascot.
Activities will include:
For more information, call the Park & Recreation Office at 406-771-1265.
A press release from the City of Great Falls says:
The Great Falls Lions Club has worked for many years to raise funds for improvements to Lions Park including:
Provided $10,000, along with a matching grant of $10,000 from the Park Trust Fund, to build a paved parking lot leading to the Lions Park shelter facility in 1999.
Purchased nearly 30 memorial trees for Lions members planted by Park and Recreation.
Annually plants flowers and do general clean up in Lions Park.
Raised $42,000 to purchase and install a new play structure at Lions Park in 2007. The club and members donated over $10,000 towards the total amount.
Raised over $30,000 for the unique climbing boulder.
Raised $3,200 for the new lion drinking fountain.