Building Healthy Communities kick-off event June 4 to offer free food, activities

Building Healthy Communities of Southwest Merced/East Merced County said it will host a kick-off celebration, Saturday, June 4, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Gilbert Macias Park, Merced, at G Street/E. Childs Avenue, next to the Flea Market.

The nonprofit said it will be a free family event with kids' activities, face painting, live entertainment, a raffle, informational booths, free food and a community drum circle.