Spark hosts annual Play it Forward fundraiser

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(ABC 6 News) – It was a night under the big top to benefit our kids.

No kids at this event though- it was adults coming together to support a place children normally play – Spark.

The children’s museum held it’s annual Play It Forward fundraiser, a carnival theme event complete with food cocktails and plenty of games.

VIDEO: Spark Play it Forward fundraiser

This fundraiser is one of the largest for the non-profit, with a lot of the money going toward free family Sunday’s, discovery play after hours, and to enable families to visit at no charge.

“Our mission is to serve families all over southeast Minnesota and it is to discover and learn through play,” Spark Executive director, Heather Nessler said.

The money helps pay for exhibits and to keep the museum operating.

It’s open six days a week -located at the Apache mall.