Children’s Carnival Offers Youngsters Opportunity to Explore the Globe Without Leaving Fort Collins

Colorado State University is hosting the 12th Annual International Children’s Carnival from 3 to 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 25 in the Lory Student Center’s North Ballroom, Cherokee Park and rooms 228 and 230. The program gives children and their parents an opportunity to increase their knowledge and understanding of different cultures by engaging in traditional children’s games, crafts, songs, dances and storytelling.

This year’s theme is "Discover the Treasures of the World" with rooms decorated in the themes of "Top of the Beanstalk," "In the Genie’s Lamp," "Under the Sea" and "End of the Rainbow." Activities are targeted to children ages 3-12.

Jan Rastall of Off-Campus Student Services said, "It is fun, fun, fun! It’s just so interactive. There are activities for all ages. They just have fun going around and experiencing all of the different activities and being with their families and friends."

The carnival is free and open to the public. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

The carnival is sponsored by Colorado State’s Housing and Dining Services, Apartment Life, Associated Students, Lory Student Center’s Diversity Grant, Off-Campus Student Services and Resources for Adult Learners.

For more information contact Yulisa Lin, Central Programs Coordinator for Apartment Life, at (970) 491-4755 or

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