Dr. Bronner’s Sponsors Official AMGEN Event “Kids’ Zone” at San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum

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DrBronner_webThe Escondido based organic and fair trade body care company, Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps announced today it will sponsor one of the largest bike races in the United States when it’s hosted in Escondido on May 12.  The unconventional soap brand will bring its notoriously fun ALL-One Ark fire truck to anchor the official Amgen Tour of California “Kids’ Zone.”  The event will feature organic and biodegradable foam blasting for kids of all ages as well as other family activities.

What:   Family activities in front of Museum (FREE): The Dr. Bronner’s Magic “All-One!” ARK Kid’s Village in front of the Museum will include a Foam Zone, water games, dunk tank, coloring stations, as well as celebrate World Fair Trade Day with vender booths selling healthy foods and fair trade products. Amgen sponsor Bike Bling of Escondido is also partnering with the Museum to create a “push bike race course” for kids and families, and will share information about bike safety.

Family activities inside the Museum (with admission): Bike Bling is also working with the Museum to develop a new hands-on bike exhibit for children and families. Museum guests can watch the live feed of the race on the Museum’s new big projection screen while enjoying the Museum’s hands-on exhibits and activities focusing on science, arts, and world cultures for children ages toddler to twelve years old, as well as relax and play in the outdoor Children’s Discovery Garden.

When:  Sunday May 12th, 2013, from 10 am – 4 pm

Where:  San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum, 320 N. Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025

Cost:  Activities in front of Museum are FREE. Museum admission is $6 per person, $3 for military and disabled, and free for children 12 months and younger. For information on purchasing memberships and birthday parties, please visit www.sdcdm.org.

For more information:
Amgen Tour of California: www.amgentourofcalifornia.com/#1
Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps: www.drbronner.com
San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum
Visit Escondido

ABOUT Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps
Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps are synonymous with Old-World quality and time-honored simplicity, which can be traced back to the family’s German-Jewish soapmaking tradition. Born in 1908 to a Jewish family that had been making soap since 1858, Emanuel Bronner was the third generation certified as a master-soapmaker under the guild system of the time. In 1929, he brought his formulas for high-quality liquid and bar soaps to America, starting Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps in its current form in 1948.

Renowned for their quality, versatility and eco-friendliness, Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps enjoyed a small but loyal following in the early years. In the late 1960s, however, soap sales started to explode, due to the unsurpassed ecological quality combined with Dr. Bronner’s urgent message to realize our transcendent unity across religious and ethnic divides. Word-of-mouth soon made Dr. Bronner’s the iconic soap of that era, and in the decades that followed the soaps spread into every health food store in the U.S. and then into the mainstream as well — winning over fans from all walks of life on the way to becoming the number-one-selling natural brand of soap in North America.

The 4th and 5th generations of the Bronner family who run the company today continue to make our unsurpassed soaps with care and integrity. 2008 marks both the 60th anniversary of Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps in America and the 150th anniversary of our family’s first soapmaking activity in southern Germany. We strive to honor our heritage with progressive business practices, while devoting profits to worthwhile causes and charities worldwide.

SDCDM-stacked_w500ABOUT the San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum (SDCDM)
San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum’s (SDCDM) mission is to inspire children to learn about our world through exploration, imagination, and experimentation.  The museum serves local families, school and play groups, and visitors from across southern California and beyond. The new 6,000 square-foot facility located at 320 North Broadway, Escondido CA 92025 has an additional 6,000 square-foot outdoor space. The site allows for exciting exhibits for interactive children’s play such as Rokenbok, Imagination Playground, Sensation Station, Keva Planks and Origami-try.  New exhibits at the facility include a brand new Explorer Discovery Sailboat with toddler area, newly designed Puppet Theatre with new puppets and a large Imagination Stage with musical instruments and new costumes for kids to enjoy. Future exhibits will include the launch of Ancient Egypt as well as Life, Earth and Physical Science Stations in 2012.  With additional fundraising support, SDCDM plans to open a Children’s Discovery Garden spring in 2012.  The museum is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

SDCDM was founded as a non-profit organization in 2001 as Escondido Children’s Museum, with the focus of learning through play and inspiring children from newborn to age 12 to learn about our world through exploration, imagination and experimentation. Admission costs at the new location is $6 per person, $3 for military and disabled, and free for children 12 months and younger. Memberships, group discounts, birthday parties, and spring and summer camps are available. San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum is affiliated with the Association of Children’s Museums.

 

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