Northern Virginia’s First Sensory Carnival and Health Fair

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Family-Friendly Event Features Games, Entertainment, Food and Crafts to benefit Community Members with Developmental Disabilities

Manassas, Virginia (August 15, 2019) – BrightCare Center is excited to host Northern Virginia’s First Sensory Carnival and Health Fair on Saturday, September 14, 2019, at The Plaza in Woodbridge. This is an inclusive family-friendly event. Activities are open to all ages and will include sensory corners, live demonstrations, interactive booths, including yoga sessions, food trucks, health fair, arts & crafts, waterslides and games, going from 11 am to 5 pm.

“We are thrilled to offer the Carnival as a fun way to bring all members of the Northern Virginia community together,” said Nyome Kamara, Founder & Director of BrightCare. “We encourage Northern Virginians to come out and experience a different type of carnival where making connections, gaining new experiences, and engaging with friends and community is key”!

All proceeds raised from the Carnival will go toward providing direct support to the more than 200 special needs families BrightCare serves annually. BrightCare Center is one of only two CCC+ waiver day program providers serving Northern Virginia special needs families. Ms. Kamara adds, “This event is especially meaningful to us at BrightCare as we work on expanding services such as after school and summer camps to younger aged children with special needs and continue working to create a Northern Virginia community that is inclusive to all”.

Tickets are on sale now $10 pre-order on Eventbrite and $20 at door. Tickets can be purchased at Vendor tables and sponsorship opportunities are still available for the event. For more information on this or any other questions regarding the Carnival, please contact Yukiko Dove at 571.333.2818 or or Kendra Jackson at 703.454.6815 or

BrightCare Center has supported the needs of hundreds children and young adults with disabilities since its founding in 2014. The programs BrightCare offers are a lifeline to many Northern Virginia Families. BrightCare’s mission is to provide access and opportunities that promote engagement and foster independence in persons with developmental disabilities. Visit our website for more information,


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