The 70th Lions Club Carnival kicked off last week for 2010. Held each year at Orange Lions Park, located at 1802 Main Ave., the carnival was started in 1939. It has only been cancelled once, during World War II.

The carnival continues this week Oct. 13-16, with the gates opening at 6:30 p.m. everyday. The carnival closes at 10 p.m. during the week and may run a little later on Friday and Saturday, depending on the crowd.

Admission is $2 for 18 and up, $1 for 13-17, 12 and under get in free. Rides are $1 each. For the little ones, there is a small Ferris wheel, train, Lions Super Slide, kiddie cars and a carousel. A larger Ferris wheel, Tilt-A-Whirl, Round Up and Scrambler are available for teenagers and adults.

Food and drink at the carnival are: hamburgers, fries, hot dogs, pork-a-bobs, corn dogs, nachos, pizza, turkey legs, cold drinks, lemonade, ice tea, coffee, hot chocolate, funnel cakes, cotton candy, peanuts, popcorn and snow cones.

Your favorite amusements are also back: L.I.O.N.S. Bingo, Blinky, balloons, Dime Toss, Pop Gun Shoot, Goldfish Toss, Sock It To Me – Bottle Toss, Basketball Toss, Football Toss, Miniature Golf and Ring Toss.

This is your last week to check the carnival out. Families can spend the evening at Lions Park for not much money and it all goes to a good cause.