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Curious George Bike Day Celebrates National Kids to Parks Day

Curious George Bike Day 2013Time: 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Date: Saturday, May 18, 2013
Location: Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park
Cost: FREE; Parking: $2/vehicle parking fee
Info: Pasco County FL Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park Web Page; View the Curious George Bike Day Flyer

What’s Doing?
This FREE event, celebrating National Kids to Parks Day, encourages children age 3-6 and their families to get outdoors and get active. Bring tricycles, bicycles or big wheels to ride through the park. All Children’s Hospital team will be giving out FREE bicycle helmets (9 a.m.-12 p.m., while quantities last), plus there will be:
— Stories (9:45 a.m., 10:45 a.m. & 11:45 a.m.)
— Food samplings courtesy of Publix Supermarkets and Papa Murphy’s
— Bicycle rodeo and safety checks (9 a.m.-12 p.m.)
— Kohl’s Cooks for Kids demonstrations (9 a.m.-12 p.m.)
— Photo opportunities
— FREE books (9 a.m.-12 p.m.)
— Inflatables
— Hayrides
— Meet-and-greet with Curious George
… and more!

Even Better! There will be a special performance by National Children’s Entertainer Shana Banana at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.

Check out the Curious George Bike Day Schedule of Events.

Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park
10500 Wilderness Park Boulevard
New Port Richey, FL 34655

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Image courtesy of Pasco County FL

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