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Sep 12, 2013

“Get Kids Movin!” Returns To The Boulevard at the Capital Centre

Sports Zone Elite Focuses on Fall Fashion, Fitness and Fun at The BLVD

WHAT: 

The Boulevard at the Capital Centre (The BLVD) will welcome the "Fall, Fitness, FOCUS Edition" of Get Kids Movin! with Chi Chi Monet, a 10-year-old inspirational artist on Saturday, September 14th at The Circle near Restaurant Row. The FREE, outdoor, family-friendly event, designed by Sports Zone Elite and Think Brown Ink, will prepare kids both physically and mentally for the fall season.

Inspired by First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” initiative, “Get Kids Movin!” aims to create a community of health-conscience youth. The event encourages parents and children to lead healthy lifestyles through interactive physical activity, healthy eating workshops, musical performances and a fashion show.

Event programming will feature:

  • Hip-Hop Dance with Lelabelle's Studio of Dance
  • Beans-n-Frank Edutainment Puppet Duo Performance
  • Zumba Fitness with Kena Hodges
  • Drama & Poetry from We Make Dreams Work, Inc.
  • Fitness session led by Celebrity Nike Trainer Deanna Jefferson
  • Performance by Chi Chi Monet, a 10-year-old inspirational rapper/creator of kids anthems “No Bully” and “Move”
  • Kids Fashion Show presented by Sports Zone Elite with Angelic Expressions Models

"We are thrilled to work with our retailers on events and initiatives that provide energetic programming to inspire the area youth on nutrition, education and health," said Kenneth Baker, general manager for The BLVD.

“Get Kids Movin!” is a free event open to the public. Parents are encouraged to register their children online (www.getkidsmovin.com). For updates, visit getkidsmovin.com, shopcapcentre.com or facebook.com/shopcapcentre. Follow the conversation on Twitter and Instagram, with the #GetKidsMovin hash tag.http://www.facebook.com/shopcapcentre

WHY:  
B-roll/photography opportunities of the event.

WHEN: 
Saturday, September 14, 2013
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

WHERE: 
The Boulevard at the Capital Centre
Interstate 95/495 at Arena Drive
Exit 16 from the Capital Beltway

CONTACT: 
For more information or interview opportunities, call 301-324-0514 or email Calista Black (black@rpai.com).


About The Boulevard at the Capital Centre:
Located in Prince George’s County, The Boulevard at the Capital Centre is a beautiful lifestyle center with national retailers, restaurants, an office building and a 12-screen theater complex. The center is conveniently adjacent to Exit 16 from Interstate 95/495 and the Metro commuter train station. The shopping center is owned by Capital Centre LLC and managed by RPAI US Management LLC., a subsidiary of Retail Properties of America, Inc. For more information, visit www.shopcapcentre.com.

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Contact:

Calista Black

301-955-1064
black@rpai.com

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