FUNDRAISER: Help Somalis access water
SATURDAY. In Somalia, some 55 percent of the population lacks access to improved water sources. Women and girls often have to walk up to 10 miles to access water. You can help raise money to build water wells in the East African country by participating in The Safe Water Challenge, sponsored by Mercy-USA for Aid and Development. The afternoon event features an obstacle course for kids and parents alike. Entertainment will be provided by the Amal Osman Dance Troupe and poets. Somali food, clothing and handicrafts will also be sold. A free bouncie house will help keep children happy. Free admission. Parkfield Lake Park, 15555 E. 53rd Ave., noon-4 p.m. More information at mercyusa.org/ events/Denver.