Release Date: February 5, 2020
The fifth annual I Heart Presidents Day will be Saturday, February 8. The free event that celebrates Presidents Day will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Robert Cherry Civic Center. Kids and families can attend at any time during that three-hour time period. There will be free snacks and gift bags while supplies last. I Heart Presidents Day is brought to you by Paducah Parks & Recreation, the Paducah Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Captain Virgil McCracken Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution.
Recreation Specialist Taylor Morsching says, “I Heart Presidents Day is an educational event that reminds us of our great American culture. The presidential-themed activities are fun for the entire family. This year’s event will have a variety of activities and crafts that will spark interesting conversations of our nation’s past and present.”
Kids of all ages will have the opportunity to make crafts while learning about different presidents and early American culture. Specific activities include writing a letter to the President, taking a presidential portrait in costume, crafting a tricorn or mob cap, story time with George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, making an Abe Lincoln log cabin, presidential ornaments, and coloring.
Presidents Day, also called Washington’s Birthday, is officially celebrated the third Monday of February.
For more information about I Heart Presidents Day and other Paducah Parks & Recreation activities, visit www.paducahky.gov/parks-recreation-department, call 270-444-8508, or visit the Parks & Recreation office located at 1400 H.C. Mathis Drive.