STRATFORD, Conn. -- Kids Day at the Stratford Farmers Market is arriving on Monday, Aug. 29, and it will feature an array of activities.
The free back-to-school event will include gardening activities, yoga demos, healthy cooking, touch-a-truck with the Stratford Fire Department, storytime with the Stratford Library, health and safety info, free giveaways and more.
Storytime will begin at 2:45 p.m. and yoga will begin at 3:15.
The event will run from 2-4 p.m., at Paradise Green, in Stratford. For updates on the schedule or weather-related cancellations, visit the Stratford Health Department's Facebook page or call 203-385-4090.
Kids Day at the Stratford Farmers Market is part of a larger initiative to increase access to healthy, locally-grown foods as a partner with Get Healthy CT. GHCT is a coalition of businesses and community organizations -- including Bridgeport Hospital, St. Vincent's Medical Center, local health departments and social service agencies -- collaborating to prevent and reduce obesity in the greater Bridgeport and New Haven regions.
Visit the group's website to learn about more ways to be healthy and fit.