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Royse City Fun Fest

Come out to Main Street in Royse City on Saturday, Oct. 20, for the Royse City Fun Fest from 11:30AM to 6PM! The morning kicks off with the RunFest 5k, where a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Historic Calaboose Restoration project (http://roysecitychamber.com/royse-city/historic-calaboose/).

Tons of fun throughout the rest of the day including the Matilda Jane Children’s Fashion Show; Country Friends Doggie Contest; Vendors; Live Music; Pie Eating Contest by Walmart & Sweetface Bakery; the Farmers Electric Cooperative/Nissan of Greenville Food Court; Royse City Fitness Truck Pull; Warriors Sticky Cells Blood Drive; Hunt Regional Mammography Mobile; Military Heritage Museum Display; Slingshots USA Paintball area; and the Southern Eyecare Kids Zone area!

And don’t forget the adults only “Calaboose Crawl”! For each of the  event’s assigned establishments you visit for an adult beverage, a portion of those proceeds will go toward saving the Royse City historic calaboose.

Take advantage of the FREE Parking Shuttle sponsored by Royse City ISD. Park at the middle school to catch the shuttle all day long.


Rockwall Kiwanis Tri-Rock Triathlon

Help the Rockwall Kiwanis Club support local children by registering for the Tri-Rock Triathlon! The triathlon will be held at the RISD Aquatic Center on Sunday, August 5 and includes a 300 meter pool swim, 13 mile bike ride and 5K run. Transition opens at 6 a.m., with the race starting at 7:15 a.m. Sign up to race at www.rockwallkiwanis.org or www.playtri.com!

New to the Tri-Rock this year is the Splash & Dash race — a 100 meter swim and .5 mile run for kids ages 6-10, and 200 meter swim and 1 mile run for kids ages 11-15. Splash & Dash races begin at 9 a.m.

Rockwall Kiwanis strives to make an impact in the lives of children. The triathlon raises funds for Angel League (baseball league for kids with special needs, Food of Kids (weekend food program), Terrific Kids (student recognition program) and many more. Volunteers are needed to help setup the race! Those interested may email info@rockwallkiwanis.org.