Kentwood Glow in the Park to Feature Glow-Themed Fun Run, Dance Party, Costume Contest and More
Community members are invited to brighten the night with the City of Kentwood’s Glow in the Park event 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15.
The event will take place at Pinewood Park, 1999 Wolfboro Drive SE, and feature a variety of glow-themed activities, including light-up playground games, a dance party, costume contest, fun run/walk, food and more. Participants and supporters are encouraged to wear brightly colored and glow-in-the-dark clothes and accessories.
“We’re excited to get the community together and get our glow on at this special fall event,” said Shelby Henshaw, recreation program coordinator. “With an abundance of glow-in-the-dark materials and activities, it’s sure to be a fun night for everyone.”
The event will kick off with check-in at 7 p.m. The lighthearted race will start at 7:30 p.m. Participants can choose to do either a 0.3- or 1-mile run/walk along a park path that will be lit with glow sticks and other colorful lights. There will also be a costume contest at 8:30 p.m.
Light-up playground games and crafts, music and snacks will be available throughout the event. The fun run will be followed by an after-party with dancing. The evening will conclude at 9 p.m.
Two levels of registration are available online at kentwood.us/GlowInThePark. For entry to the event and glow supplies, registration costs $5. For individuals who also want an event T-shirt, registration costs $20 and includes a goody bag with glow materials. Participants selecting the $20 option should register by Sept. 30 to guarantee an event T-shirt.