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Mr. Steve from PBS Kids Came for MPTV Zoo Day June 13

May 28, 2009


Mr. Steve from PBS Kids Came for MPTV Zoo Day June 13

Milwaukee, WI - Kids can cuddle and have photo ops with big furry animals at the Milwaukee County Zoo when the PBS superstar creatures Elmo, Curious George, Clifford and others visit town on Sat., June 13, 2009, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, during the MPTV "PBS Kids Day at the Zoo." On top of that PBS KIDS host, Mr. Steve is coming into town to perform at 10:00 am, 11:30 am, and 1:00 pm.

Word Girl, Super Why, and Martha Speaks will also be on hand to visit and checkout the arts and craft activities and the Vacation Station Summer Outreach contests. Current MPTV Friends Kids Club members can reserve up to four free zoo admission tickets. Non-members can attend and receive tickets with a $40 six-month trial membership to the MPTV Friends Kids Club.

MPTV 10.1 HD is a leader in children's programming, offering parents a choice of 19 non-violent, content-rich, age-appropriate programs for their children each weekday. According to independent research and advocacy organization Children Now, a carefully-selected schedule can boost the cognitive, social, emotional, and physical areas of a child's development. Outreach programs extend the educational value of its children's programs beyond the TV screen.

MPTV 10.1 HD programs between 5:00 am and 5:30 pm, weekdays, include: MAYA, BETWEEN THE LIONS, ARTHUR/POST CARDS, MARTHA SPEAKS, SUPER WHY!, CLIFFORD, CURIOUS GEORGE, SID, DRAGON TALES, WORD WORLD, BARNEY, CAILOU, IT'S A BIG BIG WORLD, WORD GIRL, FETCH, CYBERCHASE, and SADDLE CLUB.

The Vacation Station activities book is available for free at area libraries this summer.
For more information, call Margaret Mathias at 414-297-8046 or visit here for www.mptv.org
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