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University of Iowa News Release

Sept. 23, 2005

UI Dance Marathon To Host Autumn Activities For Sponsored Families

The University of Iowa Dance Marathon will host its annual fall event for families sponsored by Dance Marathon. The event will be Sunday, Oct. 2 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Bloomsbury Farms, near Atkins, Iowa.

The event will host a variety of crafts and activities at Bloomsbury, including a giant corn maze, haunted house, hayrides and face painting. Costumes are welcome and awards will be presented for the best. In addition to activities, lunch will be served starting at noon.

Sponsored families are invited to four seasonal events sponsored by UI Dance Marathon throughout the year.  

The event is free for those who are part of the families and friends program; $10.50 for students. For more information, contact Courtney Farrell, the family programming director, at or

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa News Service, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 371, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500.

MEDIA CONTACT: Courtney Farrell, Dance Marathon,;