The Boys and Girls Clubs Day for Kids is today in Bethalto. The free family event features games, balloons, a fishing derby, crafts, food and drink to celebrate children and families in the area. The event is from 1-4pm.
Bethalto’s Steve Bryant Park on Culp Lane is the host site of the event. The Bethalto Boys and Girls Club and Bethalto Spirit are the co-sponsors of the event with help from a number of area businesses and civic organizations. The Bethalto Fire Department will be on hand offering tours of their equipment, Bethalto Police will offer a radar monitored soccer shootout and 1st Mid America Credit Union is holding a bicycle giveaway. The Bethalto Jaycees, Kiwanis Club and Rotary Club, with the help of local banks, are providing the free food and drink.