Mud Island Birthday Bash Celebrates All Summer Babies

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com)-The Downtown Memphis Commission celebrated Summer babies Saturday. 

It was the Summer edition of its big birthday bash, where anyone who had or has a Summer birthday could come out and enjoy free activities all day long at Mud Island River Park. 

Everything from splash pads, to water slides to bounce houses were available for families to enjoy. 

“This year we thought why not make it everybody’s party, if not make an event where every mom can say yes baby, this is your party…go jump, go play, go get free face painting,” said Penelope Houston, VP of Marketing for Downtown Memphis Commission.  “So, we were able to do that today so far we have about 500 kids that we’ve wrist banded for free for this event. 

Also, at the event, Neighborhood Heroes is Memphis hosted its first Superhero Training Day.  Where organizers use a comic book model to mentor children.  They also gave it free costumes and comic books. 

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