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Free Ice Cream Event, Ice Cream-Eating Contests and More on Sunday
Published on Fri, Sep 27, 2013 (11:07 a.m.)
WHAT: Free frozen treats, ice cream-eating contests, family activities
on Sept. 29 at Sunny 106.5 Ice Cream Sunday at Providence
-- Bring books for Spread the Word Nevada --
WHY: The Sunny 106.5 Ice Cream Sunday event was developed by KSNE Sunny 106.5, in partnership with the Providence Master Planned Community and others, to create a FREE family-friendly event for all to enjoy with one of America’s favorite treats: ice cream. Meadow Gold will provide the free ice cream.
Some fun facts about the black and white-spotted Holstein cows that produce the milk for ice cream are below.
Ice Cream Sunday activities include ice cream-eating contests for adults and children, petting zoo, bounce houses, entertainment by Amazing Clowns, and other vendors and exhibitors focusing on educating and entertaining families.
Attendees are invited to bring new or gently used books to donate to Spread the Word Nevada. The nonprofit organization promotes literacy to make it possible for all children in Nevada to experience the magic of books.
WHEN: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013
WHERE: The Promenade Park in the Providence master planned community
7195 Egan Crest Drive, Las Vegas 89149
I-215 North Beltway and Hualapai Way
North on Hualapai
West on Elkhorn Rd.
The park entrance is at the Elkhorn/Egan Crest Way intersection.
Look for the big green balloon.
• Families and ice cream lovers
• Sunny 106.5 personalities
• Spread the Word Nevada representatives
• Characters from Amazing Clowns
• Representatives from event sponsors Sunny 106.5 Ice Cream Sunday, Providence Master Planned Community, Providence Master Homeowners Association, Meadow Gold, Reddy Ice and Team Ford.
FUN FACTS - courtesy of Meadow Gold:
• A dairy cow drinks 67 quarts of water daily – about a bathtub full.
• A cow produces 90 glasses of milk a day, and 200,000 in a lifetime.
• All cows are females. Bulls are male.
• A cow has four stomachs.
• Children, ages 2 to 8, should have three servings of milk daily to help teeth and bones grow strong.
• Nine to 18-year-olds should have four servings of milk or milk products daily.
• It takes 29 cups of milk to make one pound of butter.
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