Join us for a fun-filled weekend focused on your child’s health and wellness – advance tickets only $8

With just 3 weeks until the Healthy Children Conference + Expo, KID is getting excited for the dynamic line-up of speakers, presentations and family entertainment. We encourage you to mark your calendars, buy advance tickets, and join us for this action-packed weekend of fun and education!

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GET FREE PASSES TO THIS EVENT
Add a comment to this post (please include your email address in the post) and you could score free tickets to this great event. Act now before tickets are gone.

Saturday, March 8:  10am – 6pm  ▪  Sunday, March 9:  10am – 4pm

Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL

$10 at the door  ▪  $8 in advance  ▪  Children are free

National-respected keynote and featured speakers:

  • Heidi Murkoff, Author:  What To Expect When You’re Expecting
  • Reed Alexander, Actor: iCarly, Author: KewlBites: 100 Nutritious, Delicious, and Family-Friendly Dishes
  • Joseph Wright, MD, MPH, FAAP, Senior Vice President, Child Health Advocacy Institute Children’s National Medical Center nationally respected expert in youth violence prevention
  • Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson, Mom and Pediatrician, Author: Mama Doc Medicine: Finding Calm and Confidence in Parenting, Child Health and Work-Life Balance
  • Aliza Lifshitz, MD, Editor-in-Chief, Vida y Salud, Univision Health Expert and Health,  Columnist, La Raza (Chicago)

Plus, don’t miss a Safety & Prevention Connection Corner appearance from KID Program Director, Laura Nikolovska and SIDS-IL Executive Director Nancy Maruyama on March 8 at 11:15 – 11:45 AM.

Popular family entertainment:

  • Radio Disney Road Crew
  • Twiggy the Waterskiing Squirrel
  • Chicago Boyz Acrobatic Team (from America’s Got Talent)
  • South Shore Drill Team (featured in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade)
  • Jim Gill and His Band
  • Miss Lori’s CAMPUS
  • Miss Jamie from the Farm
  • Nature’s Creatures with Erin Yanz
  • Numbers Alive! with Dr. Rebecca Klemm
  • Mikey’s Big Food Shopping Adventure with Jeannie McQueenie

Leading sessions that might interest you:

  • Bullying: Prevention and Intervention (March 8 at 10:15 – 11:00 AM)
  • Vaccines: Everything You Want to Know but Are Afraid to Ask (March 8 at 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM)
  • My Teen is Driving! How to Keep Him Safe Behind the Wheel (March 8 at 5:00 – 5:45 PM)
  • Home Safe Home: Safety Hazards That May Surprise You (March 9 at 12:15 – 1:15 PM)
  • Concussions in Sports: What’s All the Fuss About? (March 9 at 2:15 – 3:00 PM)
  • Protecting Your Children from Tobacco and Secondhand Smoke: What Every Parent Should Know (March 9 at 2:15 – 3:00 PM)
  • Safe to Sleep: Reducing the Risk of SIDS (March 8 at 1:30 – 2:30 PM)

Dynamic show floor features:

  • Cooking Corner (with live demos from experts and celebrity chefs)
  • Connection Corner (meet and ask questions with the experts)
  • Learning Zone (targeted programming for youth)
  • Active Play Zone (exercise, play and move in this indoor activity center)
  • Link Up Lounge (view our Twitter wall and connect with some of Chicago’s leading mom bloggers)
  • Story Corner (story time and readings with local authors)
  • Free child care services
  • And much, much more!

Visit www.healthychildren.org/expo for the complete program line-up and to register!

 

 

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4 Responses to Join us for a fun-filled weekend focused on your child’s health and wellness – advance tickets only $8

  1. Anna says:

    Can’t wait! We’ve told all our friends with kids about this event and including a mini brochure in their goodie bags for a party coming up this weekend! :-)

  2. Zora says:

    Would love to attend and learn from the exhibitors!

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