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Let’s Get Active!

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Plenty of folks got to the Let’s Get Active exhibit opening Feb. 26 at the Tahoe Center for Health and Sports Performance in Truckee. “The KidZone are so honored to be selected to host this exhibit,” said Leslie Saxe, executive coordinator of the KidZone Museum.

As part of a small museum collaborative, the KidZone was selected by the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) to host Let’s Get Active, the fourth such project, which has included Everybody Eats and a View From Space.

Let’s Get Active was hustling on opening eve, with toddlers to teens taking part in balancing acts, hopping to healthy bones, strength tests and more. The hands-on bilingual exhibit gets everybody up and moving ” and learning.

What free medicine prevents illness and disease, helps you lose weight, gives you energy and a better mood, makes you stronger, helps you sleep? You got it, being active.

Mom and Dad, pack up the children and test your fitness knowledge, strength, flexibility and balance at Let’s Get Active. The exhibit is open Saturdays through April from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Tahoe Center for Health and Sports Performance, 10710 Donner Pass Road, Truckee. Call 587-3769 for information.

This exhibit was made possible by a Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) grant from the National Center for Research Resources (NCRR), a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).