Families and youth enjoy Ninja Night

Wade Young, Contributing Writer

Three-year-old Olivia Marquez rides the pony Rain under the watchful eye of her dad, Juan, at the TCU Family Fun Night on Friday, Sept. 30. (Wade Young photo)

Six-year-old Artemis Anderson and sister, four-year-old Athena, are school girls by day, but on Friday night, they were ninjas.

The daughters of Tiffany Anderson were two of the several hundred people to attend the Family Fun Night community event put on by TCU - Montgomery Parent and Teacher Organization ( PTO), Friday, Sept. 30.

Anderson volunteered at the event last year and returned with her girls this year because she loves to see them have fun, burn off some energy, and interact with their friends outside of the classroom.

“I think it’s fun. It’s a great way to meet people,” Anderson said. “I work full-time, so it’s nice to see the girls and their friends. I like to see that interaction.”

The event has grown from last year’s event. This year, in addition to an obstacle course around the track of the TCU Montgomery Elementary/Middle School, kids could also throw axes at the inflatable ax station, run the inflatable obstacle course, or take a chance at the cake walk. Ponies were also on hand for kids to ride. Tickets and wristbands were also for sale for the events.

There were also temporary tattoos, face painting, and an expanded food selection for everyone. That included...

To see more on this story pick up the October 6, 2022 print edition of the Montgomery Messenger. 


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