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Big for a day

MacDill’s Big For A Day offers volunteers the opportunity to spend time with children April 29 at pre-planned activities for a few hours. Through this program, kids on the waiting list get to meet new friends and experience new things while they are waiting for a long-term match with a big brother or big sister.

Bowling - MacDill lanes will offer games for $1 per Big and Little from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Bowling after that time will cost full price.

Military working dogs - Two demonstration shows at Coon's Creek at 9:30 and 11:30 a.m.

Explosive ordnance robot - Demonstrations will be at Coon's Creek at 9:45, 10:30, 11:15 and noon.

Lunch - Free pizza and drinks at Coon's Creek from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Bouncy castle/volleyball - Available only for children at Coon's Creek.

Fire truck display - Sparky the fire dog will be at Coon's Creek.

Humvee and patrol car rides - Available at Coon's Creek along with McGruff the crime dog.

Youth Center activities - Pool, basketball, air hockey, ping-pong, volleyball and foosball games will be available at the Youth Center.

Aircraft displays - Flightline.

Transportation - Buses will pick up and drop off at Coon's Creek, Youth Center, MacDill

Lanes and the flightline. Be at the bus drop off point by 2 p.m. to allow buses to return to Coon's Creek by 2:20 p.m.

Emergency numbers - Teri Simpson of BBBS at 928-4426 or Command Post (for message relay only) at 828-4361.

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