Entertainment: The Fettucini Brothers
Venue: Crestwood Park
Activity: PNC Grow Up Great® Mobile Learning Adventure
(BIRMINGHAM, AL) Families are invited to bring their bicycles and helmets to Crestwood Park Saturday, April 11th 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. for TEMPO – A Family Fun Festival, presented by Childcare Resources. TEMPO is a free community event featuring cycling activities and entertainment for the whole family.
Headline entertainers The Fettucini Brothers from North Carolina will present a show that is “the perfect mix of clean, original comedy, blended with just the right amount of juggling and variety and then served up with some intelligent interactive fun.” John Scalici, nationally recognized drum circle facilitator, will lead audience members in interactive drumming.This year’s event will also include PNC Grow Up Great – “Learning is All Around Me!” Mobile Learning Adventure,a traveling exhibit that provides an opportunity for parents and caregivers to learn about the importance of earlychildhood education while they engage in fun activities with their children.The first 500 children who arrive at the festival will receive a free bike helmet donated by Cory Watson Cares, and everyone has a chance to win a free bicycle. Two adult bikes and one child’s bike are being donated by Cahaba Cycles. Live entertainment and interactive fitness activities will be offered throughout the day. Other activities include Zumba, classic outdoor games and a children’s bike rodeo. TEMPO activities emphasize fitness and healthy lifestyles for parents and children. Children’s activities and learning games will be provided by area nonprofit organizations who will also update parents and other adults about the many resources available in the Birmingham area. Corporate event sponsors and partners include: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama, Cory Watson Crowder & DeGaris, Hot 107.7, Protective Life Corporation, James Rushton I Foundation, Cahaba Cycles, Children’s of Alabama, Alabama Power Foundation, McWane, Inc., Publix Super Markets Charities, EBSCO Industries, Inc., Regions Financial Corporation, Alabama Baby & Child magazine, Bressler, Amery & Ross, National Bank of Commerce, Birmingham Coca Cola Bottling Company and Print Promotions Group, LLC.Additional information is available at the TEMPO website or from Childcare Resources, (205) 945-0018, ext. 306. Childcare Resources is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) partner agency of United Way of Central Alabama, and is Quality Assured by the national organization Child Care Aware of America. The agency’s mission is to make quality care and education of children happen by providing information, education and assistance to families, providers of child care and the community.