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Brainerd Lakes Marketplace joins with CWC Licensed Family Child Care

The Crow Wing County Licensed Family Child Care Association’s annual Day of the Young Child will be merged with the Brainerd Lakes Chamber’s Brainerd Lakes Marketplace event for 2012. On April 14, the Gold Medal Arena will be filled with a wide variety of activities, entertainment and information all tailored to children and families.

The Day of the Young Child activities run from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., which include planned activities such as:

• Performances by Will Hale from the Tadpole Parade at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.

• Kid-friendly games from 11 a.m. through 3 p.m.

• Karate demonstration at 11:30 a.m.

There will be face painting, clowns and appearances by local mascots as well as emergency service professionals. Door prizes and other prizes, including a free bike, will be given away throughout the day.

Admission to the Marketplace is $1 for adults and free for children 17 and younger. Plus, all attendees will be entered in a drawing for door prizes that will be awarded throughout the event. Find out more information on all Brainerd Lakes Marketplace events and activities at

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