Events to benefit Anna Splash Pad

ANNA — The Anna Splash Pad committee, as part of the Anna Civic Association, will host a Daddy-Daughter Dance with all proceeds going towards a Splash Pad to be constructed at the Anna Park.

The first Daddy Daughter Dance will take place on Friday, April 8, from 7-9 p.m. at the Anna Elementary, 607 N Pike St., Anna. Tickets will cost $20 for a father with one daughter and $10 per additional child. Pay at the door the day of the dance. There will be a disc jockey playing fun music, a photo booth with props and refreshments to enjoy.

On Saturday, April 9, the Afterglow Gym will host a Mommy-Son Nerf Gun event at the After Glow Centre, 9195 State Route 119, Anna. There will be different time slots per age group: 9-10 a.m. for 3 to 6 year olds, 10-11 a.m. for 7-10 year olds, 11-noon for 10-plus year olds. Cost is $15 for a mother and one son and $5 per additional child. Bring your own nerf guns and The After Glow will supply the darts and games. Sign up at

Other parent figures are also welcome for either event.

The Anna Splash Pad is currently at 50% of the goal and will accept donations in other ways via check, venmo or pledge. For questions contact [email protected] and for updates on this project and details about a future online raffle event in May, follow the Facebook page, Anna Splash Pad.