Church holds free carnival in Apple Valley

Spirit of Life Presbyterian Church, 14401 Pilot Knob Road, Apple Valley, will host a free community carnival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 20.

The carnival will feature games such as ring toss, bean bag toss and basketball toss as well as a rubber ducky pond, a cake walk, face painting, funky-colored hair-do, a soccer kick and an inflatable bouncer.

Refreshments will include popcorn, cookies, Kool-Aid and snow cones. There will also be a drawing for a youth bicycle.

In addition, Spirit of Life will conduct its first Kids Camp the week of Aug. 5-9 from 9 a.m. to noon for children age 3 through fifth grade. The theme will be “Paul’s Dangerous Journey to Share the Truth.” The program will include singing, journeys of discovery and snacks. The cost will be $5 per child.

In September, the church will initiate an after-school program on Wednesdays. A variety of activities will be offered for children and youths, followed by a family supper.

For information on any of these programs, call 952-423-2212 or visit