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Sunday Funday event at Rusch Park to feature inflatables, pony rides, tours

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File photo, kids line up for a turn on the “Log Jammer” inflatable during a prior Sunday Funday event at Rusch Park. // Image courtesy, City of Citrus Heights.

The 21st annual Sunday Funday event is scheduled for Sept. 24 at Rusch Park, promising free activities like inflatables and pony rides for kids, as well as vendor booths and free tours of the historic Rusch Home. The four-hour event will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the northwest corner of the park.

According to a news release from the City of Citrus Heights, K-9 demonstrations will be featured by the police department and a “Smile Keepers” mobile truck will be on site to offer free dental screenings, referrals, and oral health education for children.

Tours of the nearby Rusch Home, which was built in 1914, will also be hosted during the event by the Citrus Heights Historical Society and the Citrus Heights History and Arts Commission.

Nearby parking is limited, but a free shuttle to the event will be available for those parking at Grand Oaks Elementary School, located at 7901 Rosswood Drive, according to the city.

The annual event is sponsored by the city, as well as the Sunrise Recreation and Park District, Citrus Heights Chamber of Commerce, Sunrise Mall, and other regional organizations and radio stations.

If you plan to go:

Sunday Funday 2017
Sept. 24, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Rusch Park
7801 Auburn Blvd.
Citrus Heights

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