The City of Lake Charles' Partners in Parks Initiative and Phillips 66 are teaming up to host a Family Fun Day in the Park with STEM activities for the whole family.

Photo by Louis Reed on Unsplash
Photo by Louis Reed on Unsplash


The Children's Museum will be onsite with activities and an art station. Children can also board a Phillips 66 fire truck. Snacks such as cotton candy, popcorn, and snow cones will be enjoyed and Lake Charles Coca-Cola is providing beverages.

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Children will learn how to make:

  • elephant toothpaste
  • glitter slime
  • lava lamps
  • fire snakes
  • volcanos
  • dry ice bubbles
  • Orbeez
  • and much more!

Lake Charles Mayor Nic Hunter said in a press release:

When we launched Partners in Parks in 2018 our goal was to not only to create new
partnerships that would allow us to make transformative changes to the infrastructure of our City parks without additional financial burden to our citizens, but also to enhance and re-energize park programming through innovative community partnerships. We are thrilled to collaborate with Phillips 66 and the Children's Museum on this free event that promises educational fun for the entire family.

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Photo by Ousa Chea on Unsplash

Family Fun Day Info:

  • When: Saturday, June 25
  • Time: 8:30-10:30 a.m.
  • Where: Drew Park, 416 Dr. Michael DeBakey Dr.
  • Cost: Free

Families are invited to join in on the summer morning fun with a host of activities, including a fun jump, kiddie train, snacks and STEM activities.

Megan Hartman, Phillips 66 Public Relations Director, said in a press release:

STEM education is important for our future workforce. Phillips 66 has a passion to provide children opportunities to explore STEM concepts and inspire them to pursue a STEM-related career. This STEM Family Fun Day is a great way for hands-on engagement in chemistry, engineering, and science with our Phillips 66 volunteers. Phillips 66 is proud of our rich partnership with the City of Lake Charles and the Children's Museum who have helped make this happen.

Photo by Alex Kondratiev on Unsplash
Photo by Alex Kondratiev on Unsplash

This free event is open to the public. For more information, call 337-491-1280.

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