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2016 Streets Alive! Play in the Streets With Us! By Ashley Carlson and Julie Pearson Anderson, Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln

Festival favorite offers variety

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treets Alive! is back! On September 25th, from 1 – 5pm, one of the city’s favorite outdoor movement festivals brings the streets to life this fall. Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln (HealthyLincoln.org) again sponsors the celebration of health, wellness, and fitness that lets the community walk, stroll, skate, bike, or even dance their way down a 2 mile traffic-free stretch of the city. Family, kid, pet and wheelchair friendly, Streets Alive! is a free outdoor event that entertains, informs and engages people of all ages and abilities. Streets Alive! promotes physical activity and healthy living, encouraging people to turn off their

screens, go outdoors, and get moving. Drawing 3,000 – 6,000 visitors every year, Streets Alive! offers free health resources in a fun and interactive way. The streets will be lined with exhibitors interspersed with entertainers you can sing or dance along with, and fitness demonstrations that provide an opportunity to try anything from Zumba to Hip Hop fitness.

Special Sports Guests, LiveWell Challenge

New this year, sports fans can visit with former Husker and pro

athletes and get autographs. The Streets Alive! festival route is also part of the LiveWell Challenge! Participants can walk, bike, run, or skate their way through the route as a LiveWell event. Sponsored by the Nebraska Sports Council, the new LiveWell Challenge is an event oriented wellness program that tracks and rewards participation in locally owned and organized events.

Streets Alive Celebrates Neighborhoods

Hosted again by the Clinton, Hartley, and East Campus Neighborhoods, the route includes

sections of the Mo-Pac Trail, Peter Pan and Idylwild Parks, and the new City Impact campus. This year’s route will also include: • Traveling hydration stations - to quench your thirst all along the route •Farmer’s Markets - fresh locally grown produce • Music and Fun - from hip hop to polka, pop to jazz, and the kid-friendly String Beans, there’s something for everyone • Local Food Trucks – great delicious and healthy foods to choose from • Nursing Stations - private breastfeeding tent for nursing moms • Fitness Stages – sports and fitness demonstrations with fun opportunities to join in • Pop-up Bike Lane – a cordoned off lane dedicated to cycling … and more. There’s still time to be part of Streets Alive! Streets Continued on next page

Walk - Skate - Bike - Dance - Eat

Play in the Streets! Sunday, September 25th, 1-5 PM Streets Alive! is a free family-friendly event with interactive exhibits that promote healthy eating and active living.

• Free Health & Wellness Resources • Kid’s Activities • Visit with former Husker & pro athletes • Live Entertainment-sing and dance along! • Farmer’s Market, Food Trucks • Fitness Fun To get involved visit:

www.healthylincoln.org/initiatives/streetsalive

@HealthyLNK Streets Alive! is a City of Lincoln sponsored event. Page 4 • lincolnkidsinc.com

2016 Streets Alive! Route- 2 miles of Traffic-Free Fun!!

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