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KidsPeace to Hold Free Painting in the Park to Heal Hearts Event

By August 10, 2022No Comments

ALLENTOWN, PA (August 9, 2022) – KidsPeace will hold a special community event in Allentown’s Cedar Beach Park on Saturday, August 13th, to mark the 25th anniversary of a key community program for residents in the Lehigh Valley and Northeast Pennsylvania.

The “Painting in the Park to Heal Hearts” celebration is designed as a summertime outing for families in the community – featuring art, games, music and food (while supplies last).

The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Rose Garden Pavilion #2 at the Park, and is free to the public.

The celebration is in honor of KidsPeace’s SITE program, which in 2022 reaches the milestone of a quarter-century of transforming trauma through hope and healing, for children, adolescents and their families. Organizers say the event also will raise awareness and appreciation for the resiliency of survivors of sexual trauma and those who support them.

The event also comes as the KidsPeace organization itself is celebrating its 140th Anniversary in 2022.

Several other therapeutic agencies in the region will join KidsPeace in participating in the Painting in the Park event, along with several local businesses and Moravian University.

Information about the Painting in the Park event can be found on its Facebook events page at

For 140 years, KidsPeace has been building on its expertise to give hope, help and healing to children, adults and those who love them. Through its comprehensive range of residential treatment programs; accredited educational services; unique psychiatric hospital and foster care and community-based programs, KidsPeace is dedicated to helping people connect, transform and overcome their challenges to ensure a stable future, transition to adulthood and gain independence. Since its doors opened, nearly 300,000 children have participated in one of the multitude of programs KidsPeace offers.

For additional resources or more information on how to get involved, become a foster parent or make a donation, please visit Follow us at or on Twitter @KidsPeace.

Bob Martin

Bob Martin is the Director of Communications at KidsPeace. 800-25-PEACE, ext. 7797 |