Carnival Classic

Face-Paintin’, Dunk-Tankin’, Tractor-Sittin’ Good ol’ Time

The Carnival Classic at Memorial Park on Sunday had a little something for every child and kid at heart – including ponies, large construction equipment, a dunk tank and cotton candy.

While the weather was not ideal for such an outdoors event, people still attended in droves.

“It’s going spectacularly well,” beamed Lisa Cordingley, executive director of the Helena Education Foundation, which sponsors the festivities. “It’s not snowing, so it’s OK.”

The event was the culmination of about four months of planning and organizing.

“It changes and grows every year,” Cordingley said.

Read more in the Independent Record.