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Indoor Games for the Rainy Season

Heather Neal - Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 7:57am

I can’t remember a winter when we’ve gotten so much rain. That’s just an observation, not a complaint. We’ve been in a drought for years and it is very nice to make headway in recovering from it. And who doesn’t love...

Safeguarding Your iPhone

Heather Neal - Monday, February 25, 2013 - 7:47am

The iPhone has quite a few built-in safety features. If you’ve given a dependent an iPhone and are now worried about keeping your checking account solvent or if you are concerned about privacy and explicit content...

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First Lady and Big Bird for Healthy Kids

Heather Neal - Thursday, February 21, 2013 - 8:17am

First Lady Michelle Obama and Sesame Street's Big Bird teamed up to film two public service announcements encouraging kids to eat healthy and get active. The new PSAs are launched as part of the third anniversary...

Michelle Williams of Destiny's Child appears in the musical Fela! about Afrobeat musican Fela Kuti.

Last Minute Black History Month Arts Events

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, February 21, 2013 - 6:57am

Black History month is almost over. Along with museum exhibits, school programs and parades, the performing arts offer a way to learn about and experience African American culture in a rich way. Several shows, concerts...

Bonus points if you can name this veggie from Crob Mob Georgia's website.

Crop Mob: Community Support of the Small Farm

Heather Neal - Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 7:14am

In Monday’s blog, we talked about the local farmer’s market and its positive impact on community. There is a relatively new state-wide volunteer organization that is contributing to the local farm effort by organizing...

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Community at the Farmers Market

Heather Neal - Monday, February 18, 2013 - 6:15am

While Georgia’s economy is based on a number of diverse categories – trade, manufacturing, tourism, etc. – no one will dispute Georgia’s agriculture as both a historical and modern mainstay. Georgia grows and exports...

GPB Partners with Georgia Aquarium for Dinosaur Train Kids Craft Event

Rachel Daniels - Thursday, February 14, 2013 - 9:51pm

Georgia Public Broadcasting partnered with the Georgia Aquarium to host a Dinosaur Train Kids Craft Event at GPB! Kids and their parents traveled around craft tables to create Dinosaur treats, Get their face painted,...

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Heart Healthy Menu for Valentine’s Day

Heather Neal - Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 11:49am

Happy Valentine’s Day! The widely celebrated and popular holiday has a surprisingly alluded history. Whatever its origins, today it is honored around the world as a day to be more kind and loving, especially to your...

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PBS Kids Wins Big at KidScreen Awards

Heather Neal - Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - 4:46am

At last week’s Kidscreen Summit in New York, PBS’s kids programming came away with a lot of big wins! Best Animated Series 2013 Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Best Companion Website 2013 Dinosaur Train Best Companion...

The finished product: little airplanes sent via "Air Mail Express."

DIY Valentine: Air Mail Express

Heather Neal - Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 10:52am

As promised in the previous blog for Candy-free Valentine's, here is one more candy-free, fun treat for your kid's school valentine, "Air Mail Express" I really liked all of the treats illustrated in the previous blog,...

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