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Aid for Kids Educational Fair 09/30/17

September 30, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm


The Aid for Kids annual Educational Fair will be held on Saturday, September 30 at the John Millar Civic Center, 94 Randall Avenue in Houlton from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Event is free

Bess the Book Bus, a mobile literacy outreach from Florida will be stopping in Houlton as a part of her national book tour providing new  free books for children of all ages.

Steve Turner founder of Giving Tree Music from Florida will have a drum circle for all ages to enjoy. Stop by and be a part of the drum circle. It is fun for all ages and all abilities. Â

Darling’s Ice Cream for a Cause-offers free, pre-packaged ice cream in exchange for voluntary donations to help raise money for charities.

Mad Science of Maine will have two science shows, at 11 a.m. â Ramp It Up Energy Show and at 1 p.m.- Up, Up and Away. Shows are fun and educational for all ages.

Hancock County Sheriffs Office & Aroostook County Sheriffs Office is offering Iris Scan, a biometric recognition service that is used for the purpose of identifying and locating missing children or vulnerable adults. The human iris is absolutely unique, even between twins. The scan is performed by looking into a computer and takes about 15 seconds. This new technology can identify a child within seconds. Please stop by for your childs free iris scan.

The Texting Simulator from the Maine Department of Public Safety will be available to help reinforce the importance of not texting and driving. The simulator is a teaching tool that allows the participant to drive and try to text at the same time on a computer to see the consequences of texting and driving.

Maine Forest Service will be onsite with their helicopter that families can tour and find out about the mission of the Maine Forest service.

Maine Warden Service will have Safari in a box-hands on learning project utilizing pelts and animal tracks.

Sara McQuarrie from Sneakin in Science-fun hands on science activity m

The Maine Fire Marshalls office– fire education information

t-Houlton Fire Department hazard house- stop by and learn how to exit your home safely in case of fire.

Maine EMS– medical information display

Dr. Ann Langston-U.M.O.-touch tank aquatic animals

Elks Club– Drug awareness van

Maine Forest Council-water flume table-see and feel the power of water

Deb Melvin- worm composting

Houlton Humane Society- animal education

Cooperative Extension– how to incorporate vegetables into your diet

4-H- educational booth

KVHC-Flu shots for 18 and over. Please bring your insurance card. Fees will apply according to K.V.H.C.s sliding scale.

Pine Tree Waste-recycling information

Lowes Build & Grow Clinic-kids make a wooden craft

Caring Hands of Maine– oral hygiene information

5K tent- bounce house, giant slide & obstacle course

Deacon Al Burleigh- information on how to insulate older windows, financial literacy.

Bangor Savings Bank-open a new childrens savings account and the bank will make the first deposit. Free popcorn

Cary Library- childrens craft

Larry Berz from Easton Science Center- Educational display

Aroostook Council for Healthy Families- parenting information, education opportunities for childcare providers

United Way of Aroostook– snow cones

Houlton Higher Education– sign up for a free book and reading buddy

Alcohol or drug impairment Exercise- Houlton Police Department

Free haircuts for ages 12 and under by Heather & Deanna of Divine Hair Studio.

Maine Robotics-learn to program LEGO robots, build something out of LEGO’s and check out the 3D printers.

Certified child passenger safety technician-free car seat safety checks, information on qualifications for a free car seat.

Girl Scouts-informational tables

Custom & Border Protection-Informational Booth

Drug Free Aroostook-Educational Table

Houlton Rocks-stop by to paint a rock to keep or to hide

Slime Time- make your own unique slime

Games, prizes, crafts a barbecue and bounce house.









September 30, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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