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Play in the Streets at Streets Alive!

Outdoor Festival Gets People Moving, Entertains, Informs up, find a route map, and learn more, visit the Fun Run/Dog Walk page at HealthyLincoln.org/StreetsAlive.

Neighborhood Showcases New Outdoor Classroom Submitted by Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln (PHL)


very September, Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln takes health and wellness resources into the community and adds food, fitness, and fun with our free city-wide outdoor movement festival, Streets Alive! This year it will again be hosted by the Belmont Neighborhood, on Sunday, September 23, from 1-4:30pm. Streets Alive! is a family, child, pet, and wheelchair friendly event that promotes good nutrition and active living, encouraging people to get out and get moving. Garden produce and food trucks with tasty, fresh choices show visitors the joy of eating healthy. It’s a traffic-free event, with nearly two miles of city streets cordoned off and lined with over 100 exhibitors from non-profit organizations providing free health resources and screenings to festival goers. All along the route there are joinin fitness and sports activities to encourage people to walk, run, stroll, propel a wheelchair, bike or skate their way through the festival and participate in active outdoor fun. Streets Alive! is also filled with fun kids activities that teach as well as entertain. Find a route map at healthylincoln.org/streetsalive.

Lincoln Calling Artists Join Entertainer Line-up The festival route is interspersed with music, art, dance, and other entertainment that appeals to people of all ages and tastes. This year, some of the artists and musicians from Lincoln Calling, the 5-day, downtown music and arts festival (Sep. 19-23), will perform at Streets Alive! Fan-favorite performances from previous Streets Alive! festivals will also put on shows at this year’s event.

Streets Alive! Fun Run/Dog Walk Also new this year, kids and adults of all ages and abilities are invited to participate in a 1.5-mile Fun Run/ Dog Walk before the festival starts. Runners begin at 12:30pm, with dog walkers starting 5-10 minutes after. Special thanks to the generosity of two sponsors: the Community Health Endowment of Lincoln, for covering the entry fee for the first 150 kids to sign up, and OneHealth Nebraska, for covering the entry fee for all the kids in the Belmont Recreation Center Running Club. The entry fee for adults and kids who sign up after the 150 free slots are filled is $10 per person. All participants will receive a Streets Alive! Fun Run/Dog Walk tee shirt. To sign

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This year, Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln and the Belmont neighborhood will unveil the Streets Alive! Belmont Community Development Project. The project, a covered shelter in Belmont Park, will serve as an outdoor classroom for Belmont school and preschools. It will also provide additional outdoor program space for the community learning center, senior and recreation centers, and meeting space for families, neighborhood organizations, and faith communities. The project was funded through donations, including platinum sponsors Lincoln Parks Foundation/Lincoln Parks & Recreation, Nebraska–Iowa Kiwanis Foundation, and the Lincoln Sunrise, Center, Cornhusker, Northeast, and Capital City Kiwanis Clubs.

Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln (PHL) is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the health, wellness, and fitness of our community. We collaborate with other organizations on joint projects to improve health by increasing physical fitness, promoting good nutrition, supporting breastfeeding, and working with healthcare providers to increase vaccination and cancer screening rates, and improve chronic disease management.

Zakeria Al khafaji, 6, “Person” Campbell Elementary School

Lincoln Kids! Newspaper • Fall 2018  

All-things Family for Lincoln, Nebraska & the surrounding area! Back-to-school • Fairs & Festivals • Orchards, Farms & Patches • Halloween...

Lincoln Kids! Newspaper • Fall 2018  

All-things Family for Lincoln, Nebraska & the surrounding area! Back-to-school • Fairs & Festivals • Orchards, Farms & Patches • Halloween...