Join TVOKids at Evergreen Brick Works in Toronto, Saturday September 19 2009



    
    Spend the day with the TVOKids hosts in fun activities for the whole
    family.
    

    TORONTO, Sept. 9 /CNW/ - TVOKids presents a fun outing for the whole
family on Saturday September 19. Spend the morning with TVOKids at the
Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Avenue (between the Bloor Viaduct and
Pottery Road), in Toronto, Ontario.
    Meet your favourite TVOKids hosts Mark and Ryan and their superhero guest
Enviro Girl. Join them in entertaining activities, enjoy a live TVOKids stage
show performance, and get host autographs. The first 400 kids will receive a
free TVOKids Greenbelt Adventure 100% recyclable gift tote-bag, filled with
exciting Greenbelt Adventure giveaways. TVOKids will be taping at the farmers'
market all morning, and kids and families may see themselves on TV in TVOKids'
afterschool programming block The Space or online at tvokids.com.

    
    Schedule of TVOKids activities on Saturday September 19

    10:00 am: TVOKids Greenbelt craft table and free gift bags for the first
              400 kids!
    12:00 pm: TVOKids Greenbelt Adventure Show - TVOKids hosts tell you more
              about the Ontario Greenbelt, sing the Greenbelt song, "Come on,
              Let's Go," and share the excitement of the day.
    12:30 pm: Autographs - TVOKids hosts Mark and Ryan will be signing
              autographs until 1 pm.
    

    The farmers' market is open from 8 am to 1 pm.
    TVO is participating in the Evergreen Brick Works as part of TVOKids
Greenbelt Adventure, a joint project with the Friends of the Greenbelt
Foundation. The largest in the world, Ontario's Greenbelt is home to some of
the most valuable farmland and protected green space in Canada. The aim of the
Greenbelt Adventure Project is to increase children's and families' awareness
of our Greenbelt, inspire them to explore its treasures and engage in
continuous efforts to help protect it.
    Watch TVOKids and visit tvokids.com to find out more about TVOKids
Greenbelt Adventure.
    For more information on Evergreen Brick Works, visit www.evergreen.ca.

    About the Friends of the Greenbelt

    The Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation is an independent charitable
foundation with a mandate to fund organizations in support of farming, the
environment and rural communities located in Ontario's Greenbelt. Wrapping
around the Golden Horseshoe, the Greenbelt is 1.8 million acres of potential
to make Ontario a better place. Encompassing the Niagara Escarpment, the Oak
Ridges Moraine, Rouge Park, hundreds of rural towns and villages and some
7,000 farms, Ontario's Greenbelt is the largest and most diverse in the world.

    About Evergreen Brick Works

    Evergreen Brick Works will be a year-round destination for experiential
learning, collaboration, fun and celebration on the themes of Nature, Culture
and Community. Intended to transform the way we think about our cities, the
innovative facility will demonstrate and promote practical solutions that make
our communities sustainable and more liveable, and our urban lifestyles
healthier.

    About TVO

    TVO is Ontario's public educational media organization and a trusted
source of interactive educational content that informs, inspires and
stimulates curiosity and thought. TVO's vision is to empower people to be
engaged citizens of Ontario through educational media. For more information,
visit tvo.org.

    Where to find TVO

    Cable channel 2 (channel may vary in some areas), Bell TV channel 265,
Star Choice channel 353.




For further information:

For further information: Media contacts: Andrea Franklin, TVO Marketing,
(416) 484-2600 ext. 2202, afranklin@tvo.org; Nate Habermeyer, PR Associate,
Evergreen Brick Works, (416) 596-1495 ext. 252, nhabermeyer@evergreen.ca


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