The Women, Infants and Children - or WIC - Program of Jefferson County will host a "Party in the Park" to celebrate World Breastfeeding Month on Friday.

The event, which will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Jefferson County WIC Office at Hanover Park, is a family-friendly event. The event is free, and any breastfeeding mom in the area is invited to attend, a release said.

The event includes door prizes from local vendor, light refreshments and games.

The WIC Program's Party in the Park will highlight August as World Breastfeeding Month. This year's theme seeks to normalize breastfeeding in public, a release said.

WIC offers support for breastfeeding mothers through peer counseling programs and lactation consultants.

Hanover Park is located at 200 Spruce Lane in Hanover.