The first Saturday in June head over to King-Lincoln Park in Newport News to celebrate King-Lincoln Park Day, brought to you by Newport News Parks, Recreation and Tourism.
WHERE: King-Lincoln Park 600 Jefferson Avenue, Newport News VA
WHEN: Saturday, June 1, 2019 from 12-5pm
DESCRIPTION: The event features a broad range of free activities for all ages including make-and-take crafts, free Bingo (ages 50 & up), community exhibits and live music. DJ Moby, one of the most sought after DJs on the East Coast, will emcee the stage and play music between the live performances.
The day will start with dance performances by Dreams in Motion (12:30 p.m.) and the Dienamik Dance Team (1:15 p.m.). The Mosaic Steel Orchestra will perform at 2:00 p.m. and Jae Sinnett & The American Groove Project will perform at 3:00 p.m.
Kids will enjoy free face painting, moon bounces and slides, a trackless train, spin art, sand art and a petting zoo. Everyone can enjoy free sno cones, free cotton candy and a cupcake walk. A special feature for this year will be kite flying on the King-Lincoln Park beach (free kites provided, while supplies last).
The Doris Miller Community Center will hold basketball contests for prizes and the Newport News Tennis Program will showcase their Quick-Start Tennis Program. The Newport News Parks, Recreation & Tourism (Youth Programs, Instructional Programs, Tourism, Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center and Special Events) will offer crafts and information on upcoming programs and events. Community exhibitors will offer information about their organizations, give-a-ways and children’s activities.
COST: Admission, parking, and all activities are free.
RESTRICTIONS: Pets, bicycles, skateboards, radios, and amplified sound are not permitted in the festival area.
For additional information, call (757) 926-1400 or visit the Newport News Parks & Recreation Facebook Page.