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March 19, 2013

Community invited to attend  BlinnFest

Second annual event includes a movie Wednesday night, festival on Thursday

Blinn College‚Äôs second annual BlinnFest Blinn College isn’t just welcoming its students back from spring break this week. The college is inviting the entire community to join a celebration welcoming the warmer weather with free, family-friendly activities.

The College invites  families to its Brenham campus Wednesday and Thursday to participate in BlinnFest, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday with a showing of the movie “Battleship” on a 36-foot outdoor screen in the middle of Blinn Boulevard.

Wesley Westbrook The fun on Thursday kicks off at 4 p.m. when the Wesley Westbrook Band takes the stage. Inflatable games will be available for children, and dozens of Blinn’s student groups will have booths for inflatable jousting, sumo wrestling, a football toss, baseball- and football-throwing competitions and a one-on-one bungee run.

Sponsors such as Kountry Boys Sausage and Coca-Cola will also host booths. Snow cones, popcorn and other treats will be sold.

All events are free and open to the public.

For more information, call Blinn’s Student Leadership & Activities office at 979-830-4180. Blinn’s Student Leadership & Activities office partners with 34 student-led organizations to engage the communities Blinn serves and enhance the learning experience for the College’s students.