Metroplex Health System is set to host its annual KidFest Health and Safety event from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the Killeen Civic and Conference Center, 3601 S. W.S. Young Drive.

Metroplex Hospital will provide free child immunizations and health screenings. More than 40 local companies and organizations will be on hand to provide free health and safety information to parents, along with interactive activities, door prizes, snacks and entertainment.

The Killeen Fire Department will give tours of a fire truck and ambulance. The Killeen Youth Advisory Commission, Boys & Girls Club of Central Texas, Bell County Public Health and other groups will be part of the festivities.

Activities include giant bounce houses, face painting, coloring stations and games. Free popcorn, lemonade, snow cones and other snacks will be available. Entertainment includes a kickboxing demonstration, dance performances, jazzercise and story time for children. Admission is free. Immunizations are based on eligibility, and will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis.

For more information, go to or call Metroplex at 254-519-8200.

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