April 20th is a day commonly associated with illegal marijuana use across the county. The Mesa Prevention Alliance will put a positive twist to combat this mixed message by offering two fun events for youth scheduled to be held on 4/20 and starting at 4:20 PM. As part of the national movement to encourage youth to “Live ABOVE the Influence” of drugs and alcohol, the Mesa Prevention Alliance will offer two events in Mesa to offer healthy alternatives and local resources for youth. These events will be held at Skateland in Mesa and at the Red Mountain Center. Free food, music, raffle prizes, and memberships to youth programs are some of the rewards for those who come out and show their support for taking back the time and making it a positive one.
Both events will be held on 4/20/12 from 4:20 pm to 7 pm:
Red Mountain Center in Mesa (7550 East Adobe Mesa, AZ 85207): Event will be packed with live music, a rock climbing wall and video game center. *Youth (under 18) who participate in the rock climbing only need $1 to participate along with a waiver signed by an adult. These forms are easily accessible on the Mesa Prevention Alliance website at www.JoinMPA.org to download and print.
USA’s Skateland in Mesa (7 E. Southern Ave. Mesa, AZ 85210): Admission, skate rental, and raffle tickets are FREE to the first 500 who arrive.