Kids Enjoy Winter Carnival

By Kerri O'Hara

July 22, 2010 Updated Mar 5, 2006 at 4:34 PM EST

Thousands of Southern Tier kids flooded into downtown Binghamton for the 2nd Annual Winter Carnival.

From bounce houses to talented jugglers, more than 5,000 kids were entertained at the Winter Carnival at Veteran's Memorial Arena. The day was sponsored by Lourdes and YES! Safe Choices for Kids. The entire day was free and filled with games, arts and crafts, and fun.The day was also aimed at making kids aware of the dangers of drugs and alcohol.

More than 100 volunteers helped make the Winter Carnival go off without a hitch. Senator Libous also said nearly a thousand kids received tickets to tonight's Binghamton Senators game.

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