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SHELTON — Armstrong Racing and the Shining Heart Foundation are teaming up for their 5th annual Fun in the Sun backpack drive at the Skyline Drive-In Theater in Shelton Aug. 17.

Face paintings, balloons, music, carnival games, door prizes and and auction will be held with the event starting at 5 p.m.

A movie will be played on the theater screen. Cost of admission is $8 for ages 12 and up. The event is free for all children 11 years or younger.

All proceeds go to purchase backpacks for Mason County Schools. Event organizers say this year’s goal is to raise enough funds to purchase 2,000 backpacks.

“A $3 donation purchases a backpack. A $3 donation will help make a child successful by providing them a way to stay organized. Our goal is to raise $5,600 to purchase 2,000 back packs,” an event Facebook post stated.

Those who wish to donate online can visit https://www.facebook.com/donate/486639702089072/2398712816864066/.

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