The just-for-kids events are the Kiddie Tricycle Race, the Kiddie Parade, and the Kiddie Games.
The Tricycle Race takes place on East Laurel Street. Entrants gather at 9:30 for sign-ups, and the races start at 10:00. Enter the morning of the race, download the Tricycle Race entry form, or pick one up at Century 21, 809 N Main, in Fort Bragg. There are 4 divisions: 0-2 year olds, 3-4, and 5-6. Prizes are awarded for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place in each division.
The Kiddie Parade is a short, fun parade that happens right after the tricycle race. Registration begins at 11:00 and the parade starts at 11:30. This parade is just for kids, kids on foot, in wagons, on bikes, with animals, pretty much anything they can dream up. Entrants are grouped by age: 0-4, 5-9 and 10-12. Participants can choose to do the “Happy Trails with Paul and Babe” theme or the Kiddie Parade’s theme “Happy Reading with Paul and Babe” theme and come dressed as a favorite book character.
Sponsors of the Kiddie parade include Fort Bragg Library, FIRST 5 Mendocino and ReadAloud 15 minutes. Fort Bragg Cyclery, Harvest Market, the C.V. Starr Center and Gallery Bookshop and Bookwinkle’s Children’s Books are also helping.
Contact Tanya Ayala at 961-1507 or 961-3604 for more information or download the entry form: Kiddie Parade Entry Form.
The Kiddie Games happen Saturday noon to 3, at the CV Starr Community Center, 300 S. Lincoln. Like all just-for-kids events, they are free and just-for-fun… unless you count the glory of winning and your very own ribbon to celebrate your achievement. Old-fashion games and small town fun for every kid who wants to play. Mendocino Coast Park and Recreation, Oh Baby! and the Paul Bunyan Days Association sponsor the Kiddie Games.