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Meet Me at the Fair offers free fun for the family

Pay-It-Forward House in Sycamore will hold its annual fundraiser, "Meet Me at the Fair," from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Blumen Gardens in Sycamore.
Pay-It-Forward House in Sycamore will hold its annual fundraiser, "Meet Me at the Fair," from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Blumen Gardens in Sycamore.

The 14th annual Meet Me at the Fair event benefiting Pay-It-Forward House in Sycamore will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Blumen Gardens, 403 Edward St. Sycamore.

This family-oriented fair includes free food, kids’ activities, a bounce house and entertainment, plus raffle gift baskets and a silent auction.

Pay-It-Forward House NFP is a healthcare hospitality house established to provide a caring and supportive home-away-from-home for the families and friends of patients receiving medical treatment in DeKalb County.

“Meet Me at the Fair is a wonderful time for our community to come together, make memories, and band together for a great cause," Heather Du Vall, Pay-It-Forward House executive director, said in a news release.

There will be horse-drawn carriage rides provided by Heaven Scent Stables, princesses, face painting, kids’ games, photo booth, silent auction, bucket raffles, food, storytelling, music and more. Some of the silent auction and raffle items include tickets to the Shedd Aquarium, Egyptian Theatre and "Beauty and the Beast" at the Paramount Theatre, sports memorabilia, and gift cards to local restaurants and shops.

Admission to the event, food, music, bounce house and games for the kids will be free, but bring your checkbook for the gift baskets and silent auction items.

For more information, visit www.payitforwardhouse.org.

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