JCC to host 20th Annual Tour de Fun

A young participant and her father blow bubbles at one of the activity stations during the Jewish Community Center’s Tour de Fun in 2008. This year’s Tour de Fun takes place at the Millstone Campus on Sunday, Aug. 29. Jewish Light file photo

The JCC will host its 20th annual Tour de Fun Sunday, Aug. 29 – an event expected to draw more than 3,000 people to the Millstone Campus at 2 Millstone Campus Drive near Creve Coeur. New this year will be a dunking booth and entertainment by Radio Disney.

Created especially for families with children 10 and under, activities will include pony and train rides; fun with remote controlled cars; food from Simon Kohn’s Kosher Foods; arts and crafts; a circus demonstration; creative interactive areas and large inflatable games. The event benefits the Helene Mirowitz Center of Jewish Community Life.

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“We’re delighted to again be providing a great day of fun for families of all faiths,” said Will Goldstein event co-chair. “The event is open to members and non-members of the JCC.” Goldstein is co-chairing the event with Howard Rosen. Since its inception in 1990, Tour de Fun has been led by a committee of 20 to 30 dads.

In addition to the activities, classic and luxury cars as well as an ambulance and taxicab will be on display. Parents or guardians attend for free.  On the day of the event, the cost is $15. For more information or to register, visit www.tourdefun.com.