Robert Crown Center's Family Fit Fair

September 26, 2011 9:54:11 AM PDT
The Teen Board of the Robert Crown Center for Health Education hosts an afternoon of fall fun at their inaugural Family Fit Fair Sunday, September 25th.

Families can learn simple ways to build a healthy lifestyle while kids play games, win prizes, participate in a raffle and enjoy great entertainment.

The event runs from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on the grounds of the Robert Crown Center for Health Education in Hinsdale at 21 Salt Creek Lane.

Sunday afternoon's schedule includes:

12:30 p.m. -- Appearance by Jeanne DeCarlo, 2011 Gold Medalist, Special Olympic World Games
1 p.m.-- Jesse White Tumblers performance
2 p.m. -- Radio Disney Road Crew meets fans, plays music, plays games with kids for prizes
3 p.m. -- Appearance by Michael Ventrella, "The Biggest Loser" Season 9 winner

In addition to these special appearances, there will be cooking demonstrations throughout the day, refreshments, activities and community partners offering a variety of materials and information to families. Experts will be on hand to discuss changes families can make to help kids form healthy habits. And, the Family Fit Fair will also feature a raffle with prizes including a hockey stick signed by the entire Chicago Blackhawks team, a Marion Hossa-signed Blackhawks jersey, and other sports memorabilia.

Admission is free but the Center asks for a $5 donation to play games.

The Robert Crown Center for Health Education (RCC) is the nation's first health education center and the largest provider of health education for school-aged youth in the Chicago region. More than 5 million students have learned from RCC's science-based programs on healthy eating, puberty, human reproduction, tobacco, alcohol and drug abuse prevention. Each year more than 80,000 young people and adults from eight counties take part in RCC programs. RCC educators customize learning experiences for audiences according to their age, gender and developmental levels. RCC operates facilities in Hinsdale and Chicago.

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