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Mitchell Optimist Club to hold free bowling night for kids

The Mitchell Area Optimist Club will hold its annual Family Bowling Night event on April 4. The event is open to all Mitchell area kids Kindergarten through fifth grade and their families. The event runs from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the Village Bowl, located at 1500 N. Duff Street in Mitchell.

This year’s event includes two games of bowling, shoe rental, two slices of Domino’s pizza, Culver’s ice cream and a Coke product. There is no cost to participate in the event. However, the club will be accepting donations of peanut butter and jelly that will go to the Weekend Snack Pack program.

For additional information about Family Bowling Night and additional details visit the club’s Facebook page by searching, Mitchell Area Optimist Club.

Optimist International is one of the world’s largest service club organizations with 75,000 adult and youth members in 2,600 clubs in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean and Mexico and throughout the world. Carrying the motto “Bringing Out the Best in Kids,” Optimists conduct positive service projects that reach more than six million young people each year. To learn more about Optimist International, visit the organization’s website at

— Source: Optimist International release