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Little League Museum Hosting Kids’ Day on April 30

Little League Museum Hosting Kids’ Day on April 30


There will be something for every child at the ninth annual Kids’ Day hosted by the Peter J. McGovern Little League Museum on Route 15 in South Williamsport.  The event will be held Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Children and adults accompanying them have the opportunity to visit the museum at no cost, and the first 200 families will receive a special gift.  Kids’ Day is hosted by WVIA Public Media and the museum.

“WVIA is pleased to be part of Kids’ Day at the Peter J. McGovern Little League Museum,” Debby the WVIA Clubhouse Mom, said.  “We are proud to be bringing Curious George for all the kids to meet and being a part of the day’s activities.  It is an event we are looking forward to and are happy to support as the host.”

One of the many activities for kids will be story time with Miss Victoria from the James V. Brown Library.  Dugout, Little League’s mascot, will assist Miss Victoria during story time and be available for pictures.  Story times will be at 10:15 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.

Debby the WVIA Clubhouse Mom will hold an additional story time along with Curious George at 11:15 a.m.

In the lower level of the museum, Chef Richard Hoschar, the Executive Chef for the Susquehanna Health System, will conduct a demonstration on “Nutrition is Fun with Chef Hoschar” beginning at 1 p.m.  In addition, a hitting and pitching clinic will be conducted by Shawn Finn, the head baseball coach at the South Williamsport High School.  The clinic will be held from 2-4 p.m.

Girl Scout Troop 226 from Loyalsock Township is coordinating a Wellness Fair, with about 20 agencies scheduled to participate, including a Zumba Fitness demonstration for parents and children.

Among the agencies represented will be: Safe Kids/Ashler Manor; Alpha Xi Delta – Autism Speaks; Bi-County WIC (Women, Infants and Children); CASA of Lycoming County/YWCA; Child Evangelism Fellowship; Children’s Development Center; Diakon Family Life Services – Girls on the Run program; Hope Early Learning Program; James V. Brown Library; Jersey Shore Hospital; Lycoming County Community Engagement Group (United Way); Lycoming County Society of the Protection of Cruelty to Animals; North Central Sight Services; Pennsylvania College of Technology Dental Hygiene program; Pennsylvania Department of Health; Williamsport YMCA.

Additional supporters for Kids’ Day include: Jersey Shore State Bank, DeWald Chiropractic, Georgie’s Bagel, Community Theatre League, Long Island Pizza, and Grammy Sue’s Cakes and Cookies.

Some of the prizes that will be awarded include four tickets to the Little League Baseball World Series World Championship game in August, a Williamsport Crosscutters family fun pack, a family pass to the Community Theatre League’s production of Disney’s “101 Dalmations, Kids!”, and a therapeutic massage from DeWald Chiropractic.

For more information about 2011 Kids’ Day, contact Janice L. Ogurcak, Peter J. McGovern Little League Museum Director, at: (570) 326-3607; or, by e-mail at: jogurcak@LittleLeague.org.  More information on the Little League Museum can be found on the Little League web site at: www.LittleLeague.org; or on Facebook at: www.Facebook.com/LittleLeagueMuseum.  The museum will be open until 5 p.m. following the conclusion of Kids’ Day.