Annual school carnival kicks off

The McKinley School Carnival kicks off Friday night at Jennings Beach in Fairfield.

The McKinley School Carnival kicks off Friday night at Jennings Beach in Fairfield.

The McKinley School Carnival kicks off Friday night at Jennings Beach in Fairfield. (4/22/16)

FAIRFIELD - The McKinley School Carnival kicks off Friday night at Jennings Beach in Fairfield. 

Organizers say this is the school's biggest fundraiser of the year and proceeds help pay for field trips and school supplies. This year, parents are concerned about budget cuts.

"It's important that we as parents band together and work as a team so we can give our kids the chance and opportunities to have experiences in school and out of school," event chairperson Jill Kellerman says.

Organizers say there will be rides for all ages and plenty of food. The event runs through Sunday afternoon and parking is free. 

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Surveillance video from a nearby store captured Terryanne 1 Video captures woman being hit by truck in Stamford
The collision happened on the 2000 block of 2 Bridgeport man struck by 2 cars
This week's Hometown Hero is a Darien woman 3 Hometown Hero: Lisa Koorbusch
4 Connecticut Sportscast 12/5
Police say they arrested 56-year-old Evaristo Castro during 5 Police find gun, drugs, cash after traffic stop in Stratford

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Focus on Connecticut Focus on Connecticut

Features local, state and federal officials discussing the issues around southwestern Connecticut.

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut. Our Lives

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut.

Each week News 12 Connecticut introduces you to Hometown Hero

News 12 highlights people who give to the community.

We spotlight a local team each week. Connecticut Team of the Week

Each week News 12 Connecticut highlights a team from a local school.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE