Play and exercise: Get out there

September 13, 2010
by Editorial Board
The Florida-Times Union


In order for kids to get healthy, they must get away from the television and onto the playgrounds more.

On Saturday, Sept. 25, Nickelodeon, the children's network, will make that point by stopping its programming between noon and 3 p.m and urge its viewers to go out and play.

It is billing that Saturday as its Worldwide Day of Play.

And children who wind up outdoors on that day will find plenty to do in Jacksonville.


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