Kids’ Carnival raises funds for Matthew’s House

Event takes place Saturday, June 18 at Sevenoaks Shopping Centre in Abbotsford

The Kids' Carnival returns to Sevenoaks Shopping Centre on June 18.

The Kids' Carnival returns to Sevenoaks Shopping Centre on June 18.

Sevenoaks Shopping Centre holds its fourth annual Kids’ Carnival on Saturday, June 18, with all proceeds going to Matthew’s House respite home for children with complex health-care needs.

The carnival takes place in the parking lot closest to Shoppers Drug Mart and runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

It is geared for all ages, but targeted to ages three to 12. Each carnival booth takes one to four tickets at 50 cents each. A fun pack can be purchased for $20 (cash only), which includes 40 tickets.

Activities at the event include face painting; carnival games; balloon animals; the Reptile Guy; a bouncy castle; inflatable games, partnerships with Castle Fun Park, EcoDairy and Fraserway RV; a barbecue and more.

Since 2013, the carnival has raised $7,000 for Matthew’s House, located on the Campus of Care next to Abbotsford Regional Hospital.