The 8th Annual Walk for Children and Families benefiting Methodist Family Health will be held Friday, Aug. 1, at the Big Dam Bridge, 4000 Cooks Landing Road, North Little Rock. Check-in begins at 5:30 p.m., with the walk at 6:30 p.m. Individuals, groups and all ages are welcome at this family-friendly event.

The fun will include live music by the Gable Bradley Band, free Frosty Treats ice cream, free pizza, games and walking for a great cause. All participants will receive a free T-shirt. Parking will be at the Crystal Hill Elementary School, with a free shuttle to the Big Dam Bridge.

Cost is $20 per individual or $50 for a family.

Proceeds from the Walk for Children and Families will be used for an "extreme makeover" of the Methodist Children’s Home Residential Treatment Center school in Little Rock, and completion of the playground at Methodist Behavioral Hospital in Maumelle.

Online registration is available at Registration is also available onsite the day to the Walk. For more information, contact Annie Davis at 501-906-4201 or