WILKES-BARRE — The Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA, 40 W. Northampton St., is holding Healthy Kids Day from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 26.
The event will feature a half-mile family fun run, family swim, basketball fun, bounce house, face painting, healthy snack, Zumbatomic, water safety, vendors and more to motivate and teach families how to develop a healthy routine at home. Tux, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins mascot, also will make an appearance.
Participants in the 9:30 a.m. fun run should meet in the lobby at 9:15 a.m. All other events begin at 10 a.m. The free event is designed to inspire more children to keep their minds and bodies active and is part of the Y’s national initiative to improve families’ health and well-being.