For Immediate Release
CONTACT: Della Cassia
Curious George, Super Why & More Return to DPTV’s Kids Club Live
June 24 & 25 at 9 a.m., 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Royal Oak Farmers Market
DETROIT (June 11, 2014) – Detroit Public Television (DPTV) will kick off the summer by bringing back some of PBS’s favorite characters, such Curious George, SuperWHY, Clifford and others during Kids Club Live, June 24 and 25 at the Royal Oak Farmers Market, 316 E 11 Mile Rd in downtown Royal Oak.
Kids and their parents are invited for a fun time featuring a sing-along with the world’s most beloved purple dinosaur, Barney™, visits with beloved characters such as the Cat in the Hat, Super Why, Curious George and others, arts and crafts, an inflatable obstacle courses, exciting activities, the WRCJ Musical Instrument “Petting Zoo” with child-sized instruments such as the cello and violin, Be on TV, Raising Readers Read-Aloud area, and much more. New this year are activities related to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) with “Magic of STEM’; “Ms. Tamela the Facepainter”; “DNA Jewelry”; and the “7 Bean Magic Soup Gardens.”
Since its inception in 2003, Kids Club Live has been drawing 500-plus people per show. It is an inexpensive way for families to spend time together in a fun and wholesome atmosphere. Tickets to Kids Club Live are $10 per person (children 12 months and under are FREE).
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.dptvkids.org or call 248-305-3900.
About Detroit Public Television
Detroit Public Television (DPTV) is the non-commercial, viewer-supported PBS-member station watched by more than 1.5 million people in Detroit and Southeast Michigan and another 1.2 million people throughout Canada. DPTV also manages WRCJ 90.9 FM, Detroit's classical and jazz radio station, in collaboration with the license-holder, the Detroit Public Schools. The radio station is located in the Detroit School of Arts. DPTV is licensed to the Detroit Educational Television Foundation and governed by a volunteer board of trustees from the local business, civic, and cultural communities.