JUNIOR LEAGUE OF THE PALM BEACHES, Inc. AND THE SOUTH FLORIDA SCIENCE MUSEUM HOST “KIDS IN THE KITCHEN” ON APRIL 20, 2013
A Free, Fun-Filled Day of Fitness and Health Activities for Children Ages 4-8
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — On April 20, 2013, parents and their children ages 4-8 are invited to participate in Kids in the Kitchen, an annual and free, family-friendly event at the South Florida Science Museum hosted in partnership with the Junior League of the Palm Beaches. Held from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Kids in the Kitchen presents fun nutrition and exercise demonstrations and activities for children to learn how to live a healthy lifestyle. The free event is open to the public for the first 100 children who sign up.
Among the food activity stations, children will learn how to make simple healthy snacks and can taste health foods they’ve never tried before. Kids will visit fitness booths to learn easy-to-do exercises, watch a karate demonstration by Palm Beach Chikubu-Kai Dojo and get Boost Fit tips from the Boosterthon Team, a school-based initiative that challenges students to choose fitness on a daily basis. The South Florida Science Museum is hosting a class on anatomy and healthy eating. The event will feature Hometown Bridges, providing educational resources and programming to the community. Kids in the Kitchen includes free giveaways and favors for every child who attends.
To register for the event, parents must register their child’s name and age (4-8) online at http://jlpbkitk.eventbrite.com. For every child who attends Kids in the Kitchen, one complimentary adult ticket to the museum will be provided. Extra tickets will be discounted at $3.00 per additional adult. The South Florida Science Museum, located at 4801 Dreher Trail North in West Palm Beach, features more than 50 hands-on exhibits, a digital planetarium, fresh and salt water aquariums, and natural history exhibits.
Junior League of the Palm Beaches, Inc., a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is an organization of women committed to promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.