Forbes Public Primary School was blessed with beautifully bright and sunny skies at their fourth annual school market day hosted by the P&C on the school’s oval last Saturday. With thorough planning and preparation the market day had all the makings of a successful event, which it certainly turned out to be!
Approximately 1,800 people attended the event to browse the more than 70 high quality stalls from across the Central West region on display at the market.
Children also had lots to do with all the fun activities available to keep them occupied while parents could do some shopping.
The Game Zone and jumping castle was a hive of activity. By the amount of little butterflies, tigers and fairies running around it was clear that the face painting once again proved to be a favourite among the children. There were also many with pink, blue or green hair, after clearly finding the hairspray stall.
Singers and musicians kept the crowds entertained and Kristen’s Dance Studio and Kumiai Ryu Forbes put on very engaging demonstrations.
Raffles were drawn on the day with the very impressive first prize of an YCF 50A Two Wheeler 50cc going to Jono Webb; second prize was a BBQ basket won by Jess Walsh and third prize was a family hamper taken by Patrick Dooley.
This event is the school’s major fundraiser for the year and this time round they managed to raise more than $5,000 for the school.
By Gizell van Wyk