The 6th annual World Wide Day of Play begins at 9am on Saturday, with free events and activities for the entire family until noon in multiple locations in and around uptown Normal. The Uptown Block Party begins on Beaufort Street, which will turn into one big playground at 11am. There will be more than 30 booths, stage activites, music, storytime, a bike rodeo, an appearance by WBNQ's Ray Wagner and more!
The best part? Most of these events are FREE FREE FREE!!!!
Worldwide Day of Play is an annual event designed to encourage kids and parents to turn off the television and play, especially outdoors. The yearly event officially began on the Nickelodeon TV network in 2004.
CDM Public Affairs Coordinator Heather Young, stopped into The Susan Show to talk about how the whole day works, and you can hear that conversation by clicking HERE
Here are some of the WWDOP events you don't want to miss!
The Children's Discover Museum will also be open with reduced admision of just $3 per person.
For a complete listing of events and times, www.childrensdiscoverymuseum.net
--Susan Saunders 9/26/2012