CV NfL (http://www.cvnfl.org) is a non-profit organization that focuses on preparing children ages 0 to five to reach their highest potential through education and programs that encourage family involvement. Parent education is offered as is childcare at locations, including elementary schools, throughout the Conejo Valley.
"Look for us at Tropical Daze with an expanded kids' area with much more interactive activities for kids this year," says Janet Fleming, executive director of CV NfL. "Families can spend good, fun, quality time together at the festival and enjoy games and activities appropriate for young children. We will also have staff on hand to answer questions about our programs."
Last year, over 8,000 festivalgoers attended Tropical Daze. "Adopt-A-Future is the nonprofit organization that raises funds for CV NfL through events such as Tropical Daze," says Randy Strong, Tropical Daze co-organizer and Adopt-A-Future board chair. "CV NfL is providing a valuable service to parents with young children. Parents benefit from prenatal and parent-child programs. Their children receive a strong, supportive social and educational foundation in CV NfL preschool classes that lasts throughout their school years."
"We have a fantastic relationship with Adopt-A-Future,"
The festival features live surf, Hawaiian, Caribbean, Jamaican and Reggae music, a children's activity area with hands-on science displays, children's entertainment, educational games, arts and crafts and tropical birds. Admission is $5 and free for kids 5 and under.
Tropical Daze is presented in collaboration with the Conejo Recreation & Park District, the City of Thousand Oaks and the Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce.
For more information about Tropical Daze call 805-499-6312, visit http://www.tropicaldaze.org or go to Facebook.com/