USS Kidd 'First Sunday' program exposes kids to history of Mardi Gras

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The USS Kidd held its 'First Sunday' program today. Children were able to learn about the history of the carnival season.  

People of all ages were invited to learn about the music, costumes, and dancing associated with the festive season. Executive Director Alex Juan told our news crew that this Sunday event gives children exposure to the world.

"I think the importance of Mardi Gras is on so many levels; it allows kids an opportunity to learn about different cultures," said Juan.

The program is free to attend, and it happens every first Sunday of each month. For more information, you can visit the museum's website for calendar events at .