Family Fun at NBC4 Health and Fitness Expo This Weekend

image001The NBC4 Health and Fitness Expo is at the Washington Convention Center this weekend — free family activities Saturday 3/16 and Sunday 3/17 from 9am-5pm.

AT&T will be there with its ground-breaking texting and driving simulator.

Awesome family activities at the Expo include:

  • Fit Kids Let’s Move! Fun Zone: Wacky Relays, a Hop-a-thon, Hula Hoopla, Bean Bag Challenges, Parachute Palooza, a nutrition station including My Plate coloring and healthy eating games that will help the children learn the importance of eating from all of the major food groups.
  • Marine Corps Marathon Healthy Kids Fun Run Challenge Course: a kids obstacle challenge featuring a sensational sack jump, tumultuous tire dash, tremendous tunnel crawl and high-spirited hippity hop. MCM mascots will greet families with MCM information and prizes. The booth will also feature a make-your-own medal craft table.
  • Calleva Outdoor Adventures Zip Line: Get a taste of adventure with Calleva’s 100-foot zip line, which brings high-ropes thrills indoors. Calleva’s experienced staff will guide you through this adrenaline-pumping, high-flying challenge.
  • University of Maryland Rock Climbing Wall: Enjoy the fun of rock climbing at our 29-foot, three-station climbing wall. Each station represents varying degrees of difficulty from beginners to accomplished climbers.
  • Demo Dance Dance Revolution: The hottest revolution and best-selling video game runs on side-by-side dance pads with handlebars. It’s great interactive fun!
  • Kaiser Permanente’s Educational Theatre: Award-winning health promotion performances with healthy messages using puppets, music, and original songs.

AT&T will be educating drivers about the dangers of texting while behind the wheel — drivers who text are 23 times more likely to get into a crash!

At the AT&T booth, check out their texting and driving simulator, which is a real car that can help you experience the dangers of texting while driving in a safe environment. While you’re there, sign AT&T’s “It Can Wait” pledge not to text while driving.

And be sure to print this card and bring it with you to the Expo take home a special prize from NBC4 and be entered to win giveaway prizes like tickets to see a live taping of Jimmy Fallon’s show and Nationals tickets!

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