City offering free family event on Friday, Feb. 23 on Griffo Green

Published Feb 15, 2018 at 4:00pm

This winter recess the City of Rome is offering Snowfest, a free family event, 2-4 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 23, on the Griffo Green at City Hall, 198 N. Washington St., according to an announcement by city officials.

“Snowfest is an opportunity for families to enjoy outdoor activities during the mid-winter recess from the Rome City School District,” the announcement said.

“The event will include a snowman building contest, snowshoeing offered by Jervis Library, snow painting and more,” the city announced. “The food truck Come Fry With Me will be on location to purchase food and beverages from,” it added.

Participants are encouraged to wear appropriate clothing to stay warm.