Free-for-all fun

. September 25, 2012.

Kids Fest turns Thursday, July 19 into a free, day-long event celebrating all the things children enjoy. The festival is split into three areas of activities — the Big Oaks fun includes a fire truck, representatives from the Toledo Zoo, inflatables, and face painting, while the Lake Front activities involve meeting Derrick the Oiler. At Oxbow Bend, kids can play in the sports zone and have fun with University of Findlay-sponsored athletic activities, along with train rides. Parents and kids alike can then refuel with hot dogs, hamburgers, ice cream, snacks and drinks. 2-8pm.

Riverbend Recreational Area, 16618 TR 208. 419-422-3412.