Swedesburg-Olds Fun Day to be held Saturday, rain or shine

The Healthy Henry County Communities Coalition is hosting Swedesburg-Olds Fun Day, with activities starting at Olds United Church of Christ and ending at the Parish Hall in Swedesburg on Saturday, June 15.

Swedesburg-Olds Fun Day is a free community event that encourages children and families to enjoy some physical activity in a fun, social setting. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Activities start at Olds United Church of Christ at 102 West Second Avenue from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Activities include face painting, crafts and a bike decorating station. At 10:30 a.m., a fun run, walk, bike ride and mule and wagon ride will begin, with participants traveling from Olds to Swedesburg.

The group will travel to the Parish Hall in Swedesburg at 201 Academy Avenue, where a variety of kids games including a bounce house, obstacle course and more will be available from 10:30 a.m. to noon. A light lunch will be provided.

Wagon and hay rack rides will be provided back to Olds. In case of rain, the event will be moved indoors in both locations.

Healthy Henry County Communities, Olds United Church of Christ and Swedesburg Evangelical Lutheran Church are putting on this annual family event with help from Gary Anderson Insurance Agency, Geode Forestry Inc., Hy-Vee, Iowa Wesleyan University, Laris Shelman & Sons Trucking, L.J. Roth Restoration Service, McDonald’s, Olds United Church of Christ, Pilot Grove Savings Bank, Precision Collision, Reschly Construction Corp., Svea Mutual Insurance Association, Swedesburg Evangelical Lutheran Church, Tansey and Tansey Ortho and General Surgery at HCHC and Terry Farmer Services LLC.

For more information, contact Kelly Carr at 319-385-0779 or or visit