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George Upton Annual Barrier Free Picnic

The Santa Ana Kiwanis are hosting their First “George Upton Annual Barrier Free Picnic” today, May 22, 2015, from 9:30 am to 12 noon, at the Kiwanis Barrier-Free Park in Santa Ana.  The Santa Ana Barrier Free park is a place where children with special needs can play alongside their typical peers, while not being help back by the normal “barriers” that exist in most play grounds.

They are hosting 150 Special Needs students from the SAUSD.

The Santa Ana Police Department and the Orange County Fire Authority will be at this event which will be catered by the Orange County Employees Association (OCEA).  Circle K is also participating.

The Santa Ana Barrier Free Park features:

  • The Raul Ayala Jr. Sports court with adjustable basketball hoop
  • Covered picnic areas
  • Wheelchair accessible playgrounds and structures
  • Camping Area
  • Community camp fire pits
  • Numerous paved walking trails

The Santa Ana Barrier Free Park is located on the north side of Carl Thornton Park, which is at 1801 W Segerstrom Ave., in Santa Ana.

The Santa Ana Kiwanis are involved in a variety of projects that involve fundraising, community service, and assisting children locally and worldwide.



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The New Santa Ana blog has been covering news, events and politics in Santa Ana since 2009.

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