6th Annual All Kids Fair to Feature Adiel Torres and Fun Opportunities

Written by Long Island News & PR  |  25. January 2016

Melville, NY - January 21, 2016 - The popular All Kids Fair continues to entertain families across Long Island.  This year’s event, its sixth, will take place on Sunday, April 10 at the Melville Marriott. A new addition is 12 year old recording artist Adiel Torres, who appeared on the Spanish version of The Voice Kids in 2015.  This bilingual pre-teen will be performing as well as doing a meet-and-greet.

Adiel Torres. Photo provided by Melissa Otero of Divine Spell Music Group.

The Fair connects businesses and non-profit organizations with children and their families. The 2016 All Kids Fair will bring back many of last year’s favorite features and will add many new ones for the enjoyment of its visitors.

The All Kids Fair is a combination of education and activities expo and health and wellness fair. It offers entertainment choices for toddlers through high school, including kids who have special needs or are gifted. Over 80 exhibitor spaces and many classes provide valuable information for kids and their parents and grandparents. Exhibitors will cover schools, camps, after school activities, birthday party ideas, college planning, photography, and health and wellness products and services. Some of the classes children can share with their parents and grandparents are archery, crafts, book reading, and GaGa.

Music class for little ones. Photo by Specialty Connections.

No-charge opportunities for kids and adults include:

  • Meet QuackerJack from the Long Island Ducks.
  • Be entertained by a juggler from the Big Apple Circus.
  • Get your face painted, compliments of the National Aging in Place Council–L.I.
  • Enjoy samples from Dove Chocolate Discoveries.
  • Take the Latin Challenge to win free “ellipsoidal goodies” from Village East Gifted.
  • Get Child ID Kits from New York Life.
  • Take advantage of valet parking and avoid the long walk to your car.

GaGa class had the kids running. Photo by Specialty Connections.

Attendees who like to “pay forward” to charitable groups are encouraged to bring non-perishable food and money for donation to The INN (Interfaith Nutrition Network). Those who do will receive raffle tickets to win a variety of donated prizes.

Dr. Ralph Allocco, who attended the event last year, enthusiastically shared, “The vast amount of vendors was unbelievable, each one connecting not only towards the kids but also the parents.  This event was very special for everyone.”

Hula Hooping class. Photo by Specialty Connections.

Sponsors this year are Long Island Parent Magazine, Your Local Kids Source, and LongIslandMedia Inc.

For complete information about All Kids Fair classes, a current list of exhibitors, and available ways to participate, including advertising, visit www.AllKidsFair.com or contact Barbara Kaplan at 516-621-1446.

All Kids Fair director Barbara Kaplan with the Hulk. Photo by Specialty Connections.

The Fair is produced by Specialty Connections, www.SpecialtyConnections.com, which also coordinates events at area malls and other locations.

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