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Spring Fling planned
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The chill of winter weather has passed, and Black’s Mill Elementary School is celebrating the new season with a nighttime festival.


Spring Fling 2010, which benefits the school’s PTO, is scheduled for 6-9 p.m. April 16 at Black’s Mill.


The annual event features carnival games, inflatables, demonstrations, snacks, vendors and live entertainment. For $5, children get unlimited access to games and rides.


Jolene Posey, school PTO president, said “inflatables are always a big hit.”


Posey said guests can expect lots of “carnival-type food,” including pizza, chips, popcorn and drinks. Each food item costs $1, which also goes to the PTO.


Posey said the organization “brings parents, teachers and students together in social and academic settings. It’s a good way to build relationships as a school family.”


Vice Principal Cindy Kinney said Spring Fling “usually brings out a lot of people.


“Families get to come out and spend time with each other,” Kinney said. “It’s a family fun event.”


There will be activities and games for parents and children, including face painting, television and movie trivia, a fortune teller, stuffed animal walk, bingo, limbo, bean bag toss and a cake walk.


Live demonstrations are also planned by karate instructors, firefighters, sheriff’s deputies and arts and crafts vendors.


Black’s Mill Elementary School is located at 1860 Dawson Forest Road East.


For more information, call (706) 216-3300.