Family Carnival, resource fair set for August 29 - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Family Carnival, resource fair set for August 29


On Saturday, August 29th Southern Illinois University Carbondale will be hosting the 13th Southern Illinois University Carbondale Family Carnival, designed specifically for SIU families with children. 

"Launch Your Semester Out of This World!" is the theme for the free event taking place from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Student Recreation Center's West Gymnasium.

SIU students, faculty and staff with children will enjoy arts and crafts, games, a bounce house, snacks and other surprises at this space-themed afternoon. 

Visitors can also view SIU's prize-winning moon buggy, created by engineering students. 

The carnival is also a resource fair, showcasing many of the programs and services SIU and the surrounding community offer for families.

The Family Carnival is a collaborative event involving many campus units and departments in conjunction with community organizations.

For more information, visit or call (618) 453-7521

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