Councilman Dee Andrews and the Junior League of Long Beach Host 7th Annual Kids in the Kitchen Fair

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Councilman Dee Andrews and the Junior League of Long Beach (JLLB) invites local families to join in the fun of learning about healthy eating and exercise at the 7th Annual Kids in the Kitchen Fair. Co-sponsored by The City of Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services Healthy Active Long Beach Project, the event is free and will be held on Saturday, March 10th, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Martin Luther King, Jr. Park, 1950 Lemon Avenue, in Long Beach.

This fun-filled day will provide parents with resources for healthy choices through entertaining food and exercise-related activities such as fitness challenges, veggie bowling, cereal limbo, a bicycle rodeo, kid-friendly snack recipes, games, music, and opportunity drawing for prizes.

There will be free dental screenings from Mobile Kids Smile, free bike helmets and bike safety tips from Miller Children’s Hospital and Kohl’s, games and activities from Radio Disney, healthy food demonstrations from Renaissance Hotel Executive Chef Michael Poompan, seed planting lessons from MLK Jr. Park’s onsite Peace Garden, and group fitness exercises led by Long Beach Jr. Runners. Kid Tribe will perform Hoop-A-PaLoo-Za, an interactive hula hoop concert.

Additional activities and services will be provided by Dole, CSULB Dietetic Interns, Walk Long Beach, Long Beach Fire Safety House, and CalFresh: Food Stamp Enrollment Unit. For more details about the 7th Annual JLLB Kids in the Kitchen: Healthy Eating and Exercise Fair, visit or call the Office of Councilman Dee Andrews at (562) 570-6816.

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