A St. Patrick's Day children's carnival for family members of the Army Reserve's 419th Transportation Company will be held from noon to 5 p.m. today at the Redwood Multipurpose Center.

The carnival will include food, games, prizes, balloons and Ronald McDonald magic shows. All food and activities are being donated by local merchants and corporate sponsors. Events are being coordinated by the 419th's family support volunteers and Unity of Salt Lake.The center is located just off Redwood Road at 3060 S. Lester in West Valley City. A $1 participation donation per family is being asked to fund future family activities for the reserve company.

The 419th is a petroleum transportation company with approximately 170 members currently on active duty in the Persian Gulf. For more information or to volunteer to help with activities, contact Amelia Bourne, Family Outreach, 524-6624 or 524-6317.