Event Recap: BXBTS

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On the last Sunday of summer break, BronxMama along with Mommy’s Mingle hosted a Bronx Back to School (#BxBTS) picnic in the park. It was an event to get the kids together and have a day in the park full of good clean fun!

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The kids ran around in the sprinklers,  climbed the jungle gym and played some games from the book, Go Outside and Play from Kaboom. Each kid went home with a goodie bag full of healthy snack options and information about local programs. 

Living in the Bronx, a borough with high diabetes and obesity rates, #BxBTS was about bringing back good ol’ outdoor fun and a healthy lifestyle. There were no video games or TV to watch, and the kids were too busy having fun to notice.

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We had an amazing group of sponsors who were so happy to provide their goodies to the kids for our event. Read a little more about them below:

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New York Public Library: We have an amazing public library system here in NYC. Every day there are classes, workshops and more at different branches across the 5 boroughs.

Actuator Inc.: Actuator Incorporated (AI) is a full-service, minority- and woman-owned production firm specializing in large scale, high profile events, Production Management & Theatrical Design.

CiCi’s Pizza: a pizzza restaurant with pizza, pasta, salads, and desserts! Yum!

Bronx YMCA: Our YMCA is the only NYC location with an outdoor swimming pool. Enough said! They offer lots of awesome programs for children, adults and families.

Funny Face Cranberry: Dried cranberry snacks in fun yummy flavors. Each flavor is a fun character,  like Choo Choo Cherry. #yum

Driscolls: Family owned and operated for more than 100 years, Driscoll’s is committed to growing only the finest strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries and organic berries year round.  

Sneaky Petes: Sneaky Pete is an All Natural Oat Beverage. Pete is a kind-hearted little rascal who is on a mission to share his delicious heart-healthy beverages with everyone he meets.

Dannon: Danimals Smoothies are delicious drinkable yogurts that come in lots of yummy flavors!

Kid Fresh: Kidfresh is the first 100% natural and nutritious food for kids, packed with hidden veggies and no artificial flavors, colors or BPA packaging.

Farm Rich: Lots of easy to prepare wholesome snacks, appetizers, and meals. Join their Keep Em Happy club for special offers and events.

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