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The King’s Academy Announces Major Spring Events
Suzanne Newman, President of the Parent-Teacher Fellowship for The King’s Academy, announces three major spring events open to the public. With such diverse activities as a rodeo, a carnival and a compelling theatrical performance, Newman says everyone should be able to find something they will enjoy.
This Saturday, April 13, a TKA-sponsored youth rodeo will be held at Tri-C Farms in Seymour. The academy’s traditional spring carnival will take place on campus Saturday, April 27. In conjunction with the carnival, the academy’s drama department will present “Godspell” Friday and Saturday evenings, April 26 and 27.
Newman says the academy’s PTF sponsors many events throughout the school year, but the rodeo and carnival are two of the largest.
This will be the academy’s first time to sponsor a rodeo. Tri-C Farms is organizing and hosting the event, while the PTF is promoting it, securing sponsors, and providing the financial underwriting. Over 600 people are expected to attend. Eighty custom trophies will be awarded in thirty classes for participants up to age 19. Over $2,000 in cash and prizes will be given away.
Activities for children, including a bounce house and pony rides, will be available. All ages can ride a mechanical bull. Events include mutton busting, dummy roping, goat tying, poles, barrels, chure roping, breakaway roping, tie-down calf roping, team roping, calf-tying from post, calf riding, bull riding and chure dogging.
BBQ is being provided by Seymour Smokers and other concessions will be available.
Tri-C Farms is located at 1802 Cowan Way in Seymour. Admission at the gate is $10 adults, $5 students and free for children 3 and under. For more information call Rod Cowan (865-382-0343) or Travis Myers (865-654-2801).
TKA’s annual spring carnival, titled Festival at the Academy, will be Saturday, April 27, 2013, from 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m. This event is held on the academy campus in Stokely Gymnasium and on Huskey Football Field.
Over 30 booths and activities are planned, including inflatables and carnival games such as Skee-Ball, Stuffed Animal Walk, and Plinko. The Festival will also feature both a Silent Auction and a Live Auction for bidding on themed baskets. Plenty of food will be offered.
In conjunction with this year’s carnival, the academy’s Drama Department will present Godspell at 7:00 p.m. in Woody Auditorium Friday and Saturday evenings, April 26 and 27. Admission is free, but donations to the drama department are encouraged.
The public is invited to attend all events. The King’s Academy is located in Seymour, one mile from Chapman Highway on Boyd’s Creek Highway. For more information contact the academy at 865-573-8321 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.