Family fun: Lil’ Iguana’s event draws good turnout

Adam Urquhart Kids run around, dodging behind obstacles to avoid being hit while playing laser tag.

NASHUA – The Lil’ Iguana’s hosted its Family Fun Day Saturday at Nashua High School South, offering kids different activities ranging from laser tag to an escape room.

Admission was just $1, mainly to get a headcount on attendees, and ran from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Jim Tomaszewski, executive director at Lil’ Iguana, said he estimates there were 1,300 people who passed through the event at 1 p.m. Saturday.

“We always have a good turnout,” Tomaszewski said.

Aside from games and activities, there also was a variety of food offered, like mac and cheese from Mr. Mac’s Macaroni and Cheese. With both gyms packed with vendors, bounce houses and different things for families to do he said, “The parents are smiling, and it’s a stress-free day.”

Adam Urquhart Parker and Noah got back in line again to glide down the inflatable slide together at the Lil’ Iguana’s Family Fun Day.

There also was an educational component that coincided with the family fun.

Tomaszewski said they provided health, safety and literacy education.

“We have storytimes and teach kids about the power of reading,” Tomaszewski said.

Whether reading or gliding down an inflatable slide, he said the event was a day to spend with family.

More information about Lil’ Iguana’s can be found online at, http://www.liliguanausa.org.

Adam Urquhart Executive Director at Lil’ Iguana Jim Tomaszewski said he estimates there were 1,300 people who passed through the Family Fun Day event at around 1:00 p.m. Saturday.

Adam Urquhart can be reached at 594-1206 or aurquhart@nashuatelegraph.com.

Adam Urquhart Briella Corthell, Reigning Miss Petite Elite representing Showcase Performing Arts Center, in Hudson, performs a solo dance at the Lil’ Iguana’s Family Fun Day.

Adam Urquhart The Lil’ Iguana mascot boops Zachary’s nose at the Lil’ Iguana’s Family Fun Day Saturday afternoon.

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