From face paining and balloon animal creations, to bean bag tossing and bowling, there was plenty for kids to enjoy during Sunday's Open Streets at Penn Fest event.
The first Open Streets at Penn Fest extravaganza boasted activities galore for all ages. Activities included bean bag toss, hopscotch, bowling, face painting, balloon twisting, assisting Richfield firefighters in putting out fires and more. *** See more photo galleries from Open Streets at Penn Fest 2012: Follow Richfield Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter
The annual event celebrates the "joy of play."
Toy stores across America, including Richfield's long-standing Hub Hobby Center, will launch the holiday shopping season by hosting in-store events for the community Saturday, Nov. 12. The annual event, sponsored by American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA), aims to get community members to see stores as a vital part of the community and to shop local, according to the event website. Hub Hobby's Todd Andersen told Patch the store would have games, prizes and product demonstrations through the entire day, as well as face painting and balloon twisting from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. For a list of other stores participating, go to neighborhoodtoystoreday.com.