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Summer carnival and pinewood derby coming to Arroyo Grande

Cars are ready to roll on the ramp during Arroyo Grande’s annual Pinewood Derby at Elm Street Park.
Cars are ready to roll on the ramp during Arroyo Grande’s annual Pinewood Derby at Elm Street Park. Tribune file photo

Arroyo Grande will hold a summer carnival Aug. 12 at Elm Street Park.

The carnival will feature game booths with toy and candy prizes, a bounce castle, a water play station and barbecue, according to a news release. The city will also host its annual Summer Playground Pinewood Derby Race at 1:30 p.m., where children can race their pinewood cars.

The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; tickets cost $4, though lunch is extra.

For more information, or to sign up for the derby race, call the Arroyo Grande Recreation Services office at 805-473-5474 or 805-473-5476.

Kaytlyn Leslie: 805-781-7928, @kaytyleslie

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