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Block Fest returns in three sessions

Block Fest, an indoor educational play opportunity for children ages 8 months to 8 years and their parents by using different sizes and types of building blocks, is slated for March 25 at Sequim Community School, 220 W. Alder St.

The event begins at 10:30 a.m. and has three 50-minute sessions, the final one ending at 4:20 p.m. There are five different stations to experience during each session.

Event organizers say block play helps children develop early math, science and literacy skills, and that early learning helps prepare children for success in school and life (see www.blockfestwa.org/)

Block Fest is free. Children must be accompanied by a parent.

Interested parents may call 582-3428 or 681-2250 to reserve a spot.

Those interested in participating with Block Fest as a facilitator are asked to attend a training session from 6:30-8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 2, at the Sequim Library, 630 N.

Sequim Ave.

For more information about helping with Block Fest, call Patsene Dashiell at 582-3428.

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