An Olympic themed community open day on Mossley Estate, Bloxwich, will provide local people with a curtain raiser to the start of the big day this Friday (27 July 2012).
Staff, volunteers, young leaders and partners have joined forces to organise the celebration at Mossley Youth Centre from 12 noon on Friday – ahead of the big opening day of London 2012.
Everyone in the area is welcome to drop in to the centre in Sneyd Lane, Mossley, between 11am and 4pm and take part in a host of free Olympic themed events.
Local police are organising inflatable football, a pool tournament, rip tag rugby, rounders, basketball, table tennis and other team games.
And for the less energetic there will be face painting, arts and crafts, manicures and hand massages , bric a brac stall, information from a range of partners and plenty of refreshments to keep everyone cool.
Partners involved in the day include Walsall Police, Black Country UTC, NHS mental health services, the childrens centre and local residents.
Portfolio holder for children’s services at Walsall Council, Councillor Rachel Andrew said:
“I hope as many local people as possible attend what promises to be a great afternoon’s entertainment.
“Excitement is mounting for the start of the Olympic Games and the open day will be a great opportunity for young people to have some fun, showcase the great work going on at the youth centre and build positive relationships with the local community.”
For further information contact Suzanne Snape on 07939 033389.