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Healthy Families Fun Fair and NICU Reunion Lafayette

The Fun Fair is an annual event hosted by Franciscan Health and held on the first Saturday in June, This event typically kicks off bright and early with our 5K/10K Walk/Run. Kid-friendly booths and activities are typically open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

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Fun Fair

Franciscan Health to host Healthy Families Fun Fair and NICU reunion on June 1.

The Franciscan Health Center for Women & Children will host the 9th annual Healthy Families Fun Fair on Saturday, June 1, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be held on the Franciscan Health Lafayette East campus located at 1701 S. Creasy Lane, Lafayette.

The goal of the fair is to inspire families to lead an active and healthy lifestyle. The event is free and will feature fun, kid friendly activities at every booth. Activities include:

  • A bike helmet fitting and free bike helmets for children (while supplies last – sizes vary from toddler to teen)
  • Door prizes for adults and children. All children 18 and younger can enter to win a bike
  • Adult health screenings
  • Healthy eating tips and activities
  • Various games and activities for families and children
  • Police, Fire and EMTs also will be on hand with safety information
  • Race for Kids 5K and Kids Dash to benefit the NICU and pediatric therapy. Race registration begins at 8 a.m. with the free Kids Dash at 9 a.m. and 5K race starting at 9:15 a.m.

In addition to the Healthy Families Fun Fair, Franciscan Health will host a reunion for NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) graduates. Families with children who were treated in the Home Hospital or Franciscan Health NICU are invited to come and share their experiences with other families and to visit with the NICU physicians and nurses who cared for their child. A group photo will be taken at 11 a.m. NICU grads who would like to be in the photo are asked to check in at the North registration booth by 10:45 a.m. “For more than 30 years Franciscan Health has been there to care for area babies during their time of need,” said Dr. Rosario Chua, NICU doctor. “It’s a very powerful experience for everyone involved. The NICU reunion is a chance to celebrate the children and connect with other families who share a similar experience.”

The Healthy Families Fun Fair is held on the Franciscan Health Lafayette East campus. Parking is available in the hospital’s North and Visitor parking lots. For more information, call (765) 502-4688 or visit FranciscanHealth.org/FunFairWI.

NICU Reuinion

In addition to the Healthy Families Fun Fair, Franciscan Health will host a reunion for NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) graduates. Families with children who were treated in the Home Hospital or Franciscan Health NICU are invited to come and share their experiences with other families and to visit with the NICU physicians and nurses who cared for their child.

A group photo will be taken at 11 a.m. NICU grads who would like to be in the photo are asked to check in at the registration booth by 10:45.

“For more than 40 years Home Hospital and Franciscan Health have been there to care for area babies during their time of need,” said Dr. Rosario Chua, NICU doctor. “It’s a very powerful experience for everyone involved. The NICU reunion is a chance to celebrate the children and connect with other families who share a similar experience.”

Race for Kids 5K

The annual Franciscan Health Race for Kids will take place on Saturday, June 1, 2019. 

All proceeds will help purchase equipment and supplies needed to provide a continuum of care from our tiniest of patients in the NICU to our children with developmental delays receiving outpatient therapy services.

The Franciscan Health Race for Kids will take place before the Healthy Families Fun Fair. The fair inspires families in a fun way to lead an active and healthy lifestyle. The fair is free and will feature fun, kid-friendly activities at every booth.

VISIT 5K EVENT PAGE TO REGISTER

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Video: Previous Year 2016

For several years, this event has been filled with fun activities. During the Healthy Families Fun Fair and NICU Reunion families get a chance to reconnect with the doctors and nurses that cared for their child.

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