By Fort Jackson Leader Staff ReportApril 3, 2014
FORT JACKSON, S.C. -- Children paraded in front of Imboden Street Child Development Center to mark the start of the Month of the Military Child April 1, 2014. The 282nd Army Band provided musical entertainment for the marchers.
The following events are planned for Month of the Military Child:
-- April 4, 6:30 to 9 p.m., Imboden Street School Age Center - School Age Night Out
-- April 4, 6 to 11 p.m., Hood Street Child Development Center - Parent Night Out
-- April 6, 1:30 to 4 p.m., Youth Sports Complex - April Fool-ish Dog Show
-- April 12, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Youth Center and Imboden Street School Age Center - South Carolina Boys & Girls Club games room tournament
-- April 18, 6 to 11 p.m., Hood Street Child Development Center - Parent Night Out
-- April 18, 6:30 to 9 p.m., Imboden Street School Age Center - Health Rocks
-- April 19, 10 a.m. to noon, Youth Sports Complex - Spring Jamboree and Egg Hunt
-- April 19, 8 p.m., Youth Center - Flashlight egg hunt
-- April 25 and 26, 6 to 7 p.m., Youth Center - Operation Megaphone Lock-In
-- April 26, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Patriot's Park - Family fun fair
-- Throughout April - Young Lives, BIG Stories Contest: Military youth may submit stories, pictures, drawings or videos on what it 'means to be a military child' for a chance to win prizes. For more information, visit www.armymwr.com/momc-big-stories.aspx.
For more information on Month of the Military Child events, call 751-4869.
Additional program- and facility-specific events are offered throughout April for enrolled children.
Parents should contact their program director for more information.