Three highlights
1 Free fun. Enjoy the KidZone with free inflatable games, sno cones, hand painting and pirates to duel and a BIGZone for bigger kids with larger games and activities.

2 Free and inexpensive services. Free haircuts, health, dental and vision screenings, for all ages, even a visit to the eye doctor and a pair of glasses for $30, oil changes for single moms and widows, bags of groceries, gently used clothing, hot dogs, nachos, popcorn and more.
 
3 Connect with resources.  Learn how to get more from the money you already have, explore job and skill matching in Harvey County, discover about affordable health care for all ages, insurance for kids, mentors for kids through Big Brothers & Big Sisters, learn about local addiction recovery programs, discounted groceries, food, rent and utility assistance, care during pregnancy, chronic pain support, fun and affordable family recreation year round, and more.

Why you should go
“These are tough times for a lot of folks. HOPEFest is especially for people looking for a little help to get a leg up for themselves and their kids,” said event coordinator Timothy Conner.

If you go to the event

 

When 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday
Where Newton Recreation Center
Cost Free