The annual St. Ignatius Spring Fling school fair takes place on Friday from 3-6:30 p.m. in Loyola Hall and the school grounds. All are welcome to attend and participate in the activities.
As usual, there will be lots of food, games, entertainment, prizes and surprises for all ages.
There will be a fish fry in the canteen, and other food stalls include hamburgers and hot dogs, veggie curry, beef lasagna, pizza, cotton candy, popcorn, sno cones and frozen yogurt.
More than 20 games and activities will be set up for the children, including Cake Walk, Wheel of Fortune, henna tattoos, face painting, nail salon, hair coloring, bottle stall, bean bag toss, horseshoe toss, basketball arcade, Go Fish, Minute to Win It, Teacher Target, and two bouncy castles. They can also collect stamps at the different stalls and trade them in for prizes at the prize booth.
The ever-popular pony rides will take place on the front playing field throughout the afternoon.
The Royal Cayman Islands Police will be on hand with equipment and demonstrations, while the Cayman Islands Fire Service will bring one of their big shiny trucks for the children to explore, and two Junior Achievement companies will be in Loyola Hall with their latest products on sale.
Parents will surely enjoy getting some great bargains at the plant stall and the white elephant stall while listening to live music from the school band.
At 6:15 p.m. there will be a prize drawing for $1,000 cash. There are, in fact, more than 30 prizes to be won, including a US$300 Cayman Airways gift voucher and gift certificates from several local businesses. Tickets are only $5 and are available at the entrance to the school courtyard. Ticket holders need not be present to win.
The $1 tickets for food and games will be on sale throughout the afternoon.
Each year, the Home School Association puts the Spring Fling proceeds right back into the school, helping to upgrade facilities, classrooms and equipment.
Please note that a large crowd is anticipated so additional parking will be available at the Family Life Centre across the street.
The public is welcome to attend; all children from other schools must be accompanied by a responsible adult.