Feel like having some fun? Join in at the Worthing Days Celebration this Friday and Saturday in Worthing.
The event will kick-off with a Cruise Night and Root Beer Floats at 7 p.m. on Worthing Main Street, hosted by Masonic Lodge #141.
At 9 p.m. bring the family to the Worthing Civic Center (on Main Street) for a movie night showing of “HOME” by Dreamworks.
An entire day of fun is planned for Saturday—
The day will start with a 5K Benefit run for Kathy Steever. This event is hosted by Otis’ Bar & Grill. Registration begins at 7 a.m. and the race will start at 8 a.m. The entry fee is $30. Registration forms are available now at Blue Sky Junction, Otis’ Bar & Grill and Worthing City Hall.
After the race, hang around for the Worthing Days Parade. The parade route will begin at the Louise Ave. 4-way stop, go west on 280th St./Old Highway 44 to Main St., then south to 3rd St. If you would like to register an entry for the parade, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Family festivities will begin at 11 a.m. at the Worthing Elementary. There will be food vendors from 11 to 1 p.m. in the parking lot; vendor and craft fair at the gym from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and an all ages fun zone will be set up in the ball field from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Attractions that will require purchasing a $5 wristband include: inflatables for kids, teens and adults; children’s mini-train; and kid’s water boats.
Also in the fun zone: Outdoor Campus East and the SF Community Bloodmobile. Worthing Fire Department has activities planned there as well.
At 3 p.m. the Kids’ Bike Poker Run will begin at Worthing Elementary. At the same time, a Bean Bag Tourney will be held to the south of the school. This event is hosted by the Masonic Lodge. The $30 entry fee will benefit the lodge. There will also be a 50/50 split pot. To register your eam, email: email@example.com.
At 4 p.m., there will be lawnmower races at Worthing Elementary with two classes: Standard and Suped-Up.
After a bit of break, the adults will want to head to Worthing Main Street for a street dance that begins at 8 p.m. The dance will feature the “Last Call Rock Band.” Admission is $5 per person.
This is the first year that Worthing Days has been held in September. Everyone is welcome to join in on the event.
WATCH next week's newspaper for photos from the event. If you have a photo to share of Worthing Days, please email us by Monday at noon.