YMCAs across the country will be celebrating “Healthy Kids Day,” this Saturday, April 28,and the Johnson County Family YMCA will be participating as well.
Kids and parents alike can join in the healthy activities, games, have healthy snacks and learn more about how to live a healthier life.
Mike Quast, Executive Director of the Buffalo YMCA, tells us more about the day's activities.
Eighteen organizations are expected to be on hand to help celebrate the day including the BLM, St. Francis Animal Shelter and Public Health. More than 300 kids and over 500 people total were estimated at last year's event, according to Quast.
This year the Buffalo Police Department and the Johnson County Sheriff's Office will be conducting their prescription drug take-back program during the Y's Kids' Day.
More on the presciption drug take back can be found here:
The Healthy Kids Day begins at 10am and continues until 1pm.