MARC WalkFest and Block Party postponed until Oct. 8

By Martha Marteney - Staff Writer
Manchester - posted Thu., Sep. 29, 2011
Participants of the 2010 MARC WalkFest enjoy the day's family events. Courtesy photo. - Contributed Photo

Due to last week's rain, MARC, Inc. of Manchester postponed the MARC WalkFest and Block Party from Friday, Sept. 23, to Saturday, Oct. 8. The family event will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Northwest Park, 448 Tolland Turnpike, in Manchester.

This family fun day will be hosted by Guido Giantonio, co-manager of Highland Park Market, and will feature live music, kids’ games, vendor booths, moon bounces, face painting and lots of fun for all ages. A family fun pack is available for $20 for a family of four, and $5 for each additional member. The fun pack includes unlimited moon bounces, dinner and all-day entertainment. Individuals may also still register to walk for $10 and can start a team by registering online at  Walk-ups will also be welcome the day of the event. For more information, visit the website

Sponsors for the event include Advanced Lighting & Sound Solutions, Ambulance Service of Manchester, Brown Sugar Catering, Highland Park Market, Manchester Honda, Primary Residential Mortgage, Ron-A-Roll, Rockville Bank and The Tri-County Board of Realtors.

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