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Riverside School' s Healthy Children Healthy Planet's Schedule of Events

The Riverside School PTO will host its “Healthy Children, Healthy Planet 2011” Community Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  HCHP will take place in and around Riverside’s acclaimed school gardens, providing a day of family fun while teaching about growing real foods, good nutrition and the benefits of a healthy, active lifestyle.  Silent auction/raffle, plant sale, and kids activities.   All proceeds from HCHP will be used to support the Riverside Gardens and related educational programming. Contact for additional information: Beth Behrend, HCHP Co-Chair,

beth.behrend@gmail.com.

Here is an updated schedule of events:

 

         May 21, 2011 Riverside School

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS*

 

Time

Event

Speaker/Leader

Location

 

 

 

 

 

10:00 AM

Interactive Talk: “Life in the Soil”

Judith Robinson, Princeton

Farmers’ Market

Garden Classroom

 

Family Yoga Class

Justine Thompson, Wild Child Yoga

Athletic Field

 

Film: “And this is My Garden” (55 minutes)

Katharina Steiffenhofer, Director

Library

 

 

 

 

10:30 AM

Interactive Talk:  “Garden Cycles”

Fran McManus, Whole Earth Center

Garden

 

Bluegrass music

RIVERSIDE Bluegrass Band

Athletic Field

 

Origami folding workshop

Laura Kruskal, Origami Educator

Craft Area

 

Soccer Clinic (grades 1-3)

Mike Raskys, PLAY SOCCER

Athletic Field

 

 

 

 

11:00 AM

Talk:  “School Gardens:  What’s the Motivation?”

Dorothy Mullen, Garden Educator

Garden Classroom

 

Soccer/games

 

Athletic Field

 

Film:  “Better Bones and Gardens”

Natalie Elder & Lindsey Clark, Directors

Library

 

 

 

 

11:30 AM

Workshop:  Tea Tasting

Glenn Swann, Bamboo Ocean Taijiquan

Garden Classroom

 

Interactive Talk: “Test Your Food Smarts”

Fran McManus, Whole Earth Center

Garden

 

Soccer Clinic (grades 4-5)

Mike Raskys, PLAY SOCCER

Athletic Field

 

Film: “And this is My Garden” (55 minutes)

Katharina Steiffenhofer, Director

Library

 

Origami folding workshop

Laura Kruskal, Origami Educator

Craft Area

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS, Page 2

 

Time

Event

Speaker/Leader

Location

12 Noon

Interactive Talk:  “Sustainable Princeton BYOB Campaign”

Diane Landis & Sophie Glovier, Sustainable Princeton

Garden Classroom

 

Martial Arts Demonstration

Montgomery Martial Arts Studio

Athletic Field

 

 

 

 

12:30 PM

Interactive Talk: “The Art of Japanese Lunch Box”

Haruko Wakabayashi, Riverside Parent

Garden Classroom

 

Workshop: “Water Conservation”

Jane Harrison, PITCH Africa

Garden

 

Games/obstacle course

Riverside parents

Athletic Field

 

Film: “Better Bones and Gardens”

Natalie Elder & Lindsey Clark, Directors

Library

 

 

 

 

1:00 PM

Tai Chi Demonstration

Glen Swann, Bamboo Ocean Taijiquan

Garden

 

Parent/Child workout

Princeton Fitness & Wellness Center

Athletic Field

 

Silent Auction Bids Close

 

Exhibit Area (by playground)

 

Weed Walk

Stephen Hiltner, Friends of Princeton Open Space

Meet at Garden

 

Dance till you drop!

DJ, John Wertenbacher

Exhibit Area (by playground)

 

 

 

 

1:30 PM

Raffle Drawing

 

Exhibit Area (by playground)

 

Auction Results/Check-out

 

Exhibit Area (by playground)

 

Dance to more favorites

DJ, John Wertenbacher

Exhibit Area (by playground)

 

*Ongoing Events Include:  Garden Tours and Demonstrations; Plant Sale; Silent Auction; Bluegrass Music (until 12:30); Music and Dancing; Face Painting; Pot and Tote Bag Painting; Birdhouse Building; Seed Planting; Origami; Police, Fire Truck and Rescue Vehicles; Lemonade Stand; Food and More!