Family fun day kickoff 'MercyGo!' at Central Catholic

Central Catholic hosts a family fun day Saturday, July 27 starting at 9 a.m.

Central Catholic is hosting a family fun event dedicated to having fun in a healthy way.

The event will take place Saturday, July 27 from 9 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at Central Catholic High School on 2250 Cherry Street.

More than 400 people registered to attend a day full of activities including soccer, cheerleading, basketball, and volleyball. Each participant will get a healthy breakfast, fruit and yogurt, and a lunch. Families who participate in a fun walk will have a meal afterwards.

Mercy Children's wants to combat childhood obesity by teaching parents ways to keep their families active and lead healthy life styles.