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Jacksonville Jaguars Partnering to Celebrate Nickelodeon's Worldwide Day of Play, Saturday, Septembe

What:Nickelodeon's Worldwide Day of Play

When:  Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010   Noon – 3 p.m.

Where:  Clanzel T. Brown Park, 4545 Moncrief Road, Jacksonville, 32209

JaxParks, Jacksonville Jaguars, The American Heart Association, Jacksonville Children's Commission, Winn-Dixie Stores, Dairy Council of Florida and Nutrition Expert Trisha Howell, RD,LD/N CHHC  are partnering to celebrate Nickelodeon's Worldwide Day of Play here in Jacksonville.  Nickelodeon will stop programming for three hours on Saturday, Sept. 25, and suggest that children go outside and play.  Free activities, nutritional guidance, snacks, special guests and sporting challenges will give the children of the First Coast a unique opportunity.

As community leaders, each partnering agency encourages physical activity and better nutrition to ensure a healthier generation.Some experts believe that if unhealthy habits amongchildren continue to increase,the current generation could become thefirst in American history to live shorter lives than their parents.

Support the First Coast's effort to motivate children and create an adventure of physical activity and nutritional awareness.

Activities for Jacksonville's Worldwide Day of Play featuring Jaguar players includes tug of war, relay races, nutrition demonstrations and Nickelodeon Slime! Also,there will bespecial guest appearances by the Jacksonville Jaguars, the ROAR,Jaxson de Ville and Jacksonville Jaguars D-Line.

Children will also be able to competeinchallenges in each zonetowin great prizes. Anair conditioned parent zonewill also be provided.

For a complete event description,visitjaxparks.com orcall(904)630-CITY.

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