‘Special All-Stars Day’ celebrates 5th year providing fun for special needs people

Photo courtesy of the Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce. Special needs children and adults enjoy a fun game at the 2014 “Special All-Stars Day,” an event hosted by the Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce and designed to give children and adults with special needs an opportunity to enjoy select rides and fun activities at the Dearborn Homecoming Festival.

Photo courtesy of the Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce. Special needs children and adults enjoy a fun game at the 2014 “Special All-Stars Day,” an event hosted by the Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce and designed to give children and adults with special needs an opportunity to enjoy select rides and fun activities at the Dearborn Homecoming Festival.

DEARBORN — Special needs children and adults will have the opportunity to participate in all of the fun and excitement of the Dearborn Homecoming at “Special All-Stars Day” Aug. 5.

The Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce will partner with the city, Dearborn Community Fund, Wade Shows Inc. and Little Caesars Pizza-Dearborn for this event, created to give children and adults with special needs an opportunity to enjoy select rides and old fashioned summertime fun.

Volunteers will offer games, activities, a dance party, face painting and snacks from 9 a.m. to noon at Ford Field Park, 22051 Cherry Hill. From 9 to 11 a.m., “All-Stars” will be the guests of Wade Shows Inc. and enjoy selected rides such as The Fun House, Tea Cup, Tilt-a-Whirl, Ferris Wheel, Bumper Cars, Merry-go-round, Super Slide and the Bumble Bee free of charge.

Light refreshments will be served in the shelter next to the tennis courts. The event will feature the showing of a fire truck, provided by the Dearborn Fire Department, and a police car, courtesy of the Dearborn Police Department.

To register for this free event, or for more information, go to www.DearbornAreaChamber.org or call 313-584-6100. Registration is also available at the chamber office, 22100 Michigan Ave.

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