Explore area businesses at chamber’s Family Fun Day

Photo courtesy of the Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce. Families will have the opportunity to enjoy free mini golf and many other activities as a part of Family Fun Day Aug. 4.

Photo courtesy of the Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce. Families will have the opportunity to enjoy free mini golf and many other activities as a part of Family Fun Day Aug. 4.

HEIGHTS — The Police Department and Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce have teamed up to offer Family Fun Day from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 4 as part of National Night Out, a national program designed to fight crime and drugs.

Families have the opportunity to visit nearly 30 participating chamber member businesses for fun activities from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and collect stamps that will be used to redeem prizes later that afternoon. Most businesses will host fun activities in addition to special incentive offers.

The event continues from 4 to 7 p.m. at Van Houten Splash Park on Silvery Lane, including bouncy inflatables for children, sponsored by the Dearborn Heights Kiwanis Club and the Dearborn Heights Rotary Club; Happy the Clown; a trackless train, sponsored by Chief Financial Credit Union; a strolling magic show; musical entertainment and more.

Admission is is $10 per car load, and includes extras. Each family member will receive a free game of bowling and shoe rental at Cherry Hill Lanes, 300 Inkster Road, and a free game of miniature golf at Midway Golf, 22381 Van Born in Taylor. They will also receive a hot dog, chips, ice cream and water at Van Houten Park from 4 to 7 pm.

Car passes may be purchased by going to www.dearbornareachamber.org or calling 313-584-6100. Registration also will be available Aug 3 and 4 at the chamber office, 22100 Michigan Ave. in Dearborn.

For more information, call 313-584-6100.