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Posted on: August 13, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Kaboom New Playground Project Kick Off Meeting

Child on playground equipment

The City of Apopka and Target are building a playground!

Your help is needed to prepare for this exciting day.

On Friday, October 19, 2018 volunteers from City of Apopka and Target will build a great new place for kids to play in ONE day. The project is in partnership with KaBOOM!, the national nonprofit dedicated to giving kids the childhood they deserve by bringing play to those who need it most. There will be a project kick off meeting on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 so mark your calendar! The meeting will be led by the KaBOOM! Project Manager and will include a portion for both children and adults.


Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Location: City Hall

120 E. Main St. 

Apopka, FL 32703


4pm – 5pmChildren’s’ Design Session
Calling all playground experts! All children present will have the chance to draw their dream playground. The drawings will be used as inspiration for the final playground design.


5:30pm – 7:30pmAdults’ Planning Meeting

This will be the first meeting for the planning committee we are forming.  Attendees will learn more about working with KaBOOM! and have the opportunity to sign up to be on the planning committee to help plan the playground build day. They will also use the children’s drawings to help pick out playground equipment and colors for the new custom playground.

RSVP to confirm your attendance: Shakenya Jackson, (407) 703-1819 or

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