FREE NYC: B&N and Books for Kids Storytime Fitness Event

Barnes & Noble Books for Kids

How can you combine reading, advocacy, kids and fun?  The Culture Mom is about giving back, and this is a perfect example, especially when your kids are involved., and this event is a terrific example.

Barnes and Noble and Book for Kids, a non-profit organization that promotes literacy among children, with a special emphasis on low-income and at-risk preschool-aged kids, would like to invite you to attend A Storytime Fitness Event, a fun-filled day of readings, fitness, and games at Barnes and Noble on the Upper East Side, TOMORROW on Sunday, July 24th, 2011 at 11am.

Books for Kids (booksforkids.org) creates libraries, donates books and partners with literacy programs to help young children develop the critical early foundation and skills they will need to be successful in life. A portion of all sales at the store on July 24th will go directly to Books for Kids, when customers mention the organization at the register or enter Bookfair code 10523678 online at bn.com.  

The event will feature a reading of Award Winning children’s book Wallie Exercises by Steve Ettinger, Q&A, book signing, and kid friendly fitness activity led by Ettinger, a certified strength and conditioning specialist, coach, and highly notable personal trainer. The event will also include a reading of Where’s Walrus? by author Stephen Savage, pin the hat on the Walrus game, and more!

About Wallie Exercises

 Wallie Exercises takes parents and kids on a fun and whimsical adventure, as they soak up lessons about fitness, friendship, and staying active. The story follows Wallie, a loyal but lazy dog and his best friend who convinces the lethargic pup to get out of the house and get moving. Beautifully illustrated and impeccably told, this book helps teach kids important fitness concepts while following Wallie on his hilarious journey to get in shape.

The book also includes a special section with original exercises (performed by Wallie) and kid-friendly fitness information at the end of the book that will get every child (and pup) excited about exercise. For more details on Wallie Exercises visit: http://wallieexercises.com.

Disclosure: I was not compensated to provide this information.

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  1. Thanks for event info!

    We would love to win the Laurie Berkner DVD. I took my oldest to Central Park to see her concert when she was 18months old. Now my youngest is 18 months old and it would be great to carry on the tradition. We love Laurie!

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