A carnival and boutique will be held Friday, Aug. 26, at South Valley Health Center, 3706 W. 9000 South in West Jordan.
The public is invited to enjoy hot dogs and barbecued hamburgers, relay races, clowns and craft booths. There will be a residents' craft table, and department heads at the center will direct a dunking booth, fish pond, kissing booth, bean bag toss and cake walk.A highlight will be the Copperton fire engine. Guests can have their pictures taken while perched on the firetruck.
The carnival and boutique proceeds will be used for Christmas gifts for needy residents. The event, which runs from 1 to 7 p.m., is being hosted by the recreation department of South Valley Health Center under the direction of Eileen Casey, therapeutic recreational technician.
The South Valley Health Center is a nursing facility providing long-term and specialized rehabilitation. In addition to 24-hour nursing care, some residents receive physical therapy or occupational/ speech therapy.