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Curious George and Smoky Hills PBS Are Coming to Great Bend

“Curious George is so excited to come celebrate Earth Day with the kids,” said Haley Gagnon, event coordinator for Smoky Hills PBS.  “We are thrilled to be a part of this great event and look forward to being in Great Bend.”

BUNKER HILL, KS – Smoky Hills PBS is excited to announce that they will be bringing their Family Fun Day event to the Earth Day Celebration at the Great Bend Brit Spaugh Zoo on Saturday, April 23rd from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Curious George will also be there!

The Family Fun Day event gives kids a chance to meet Curious George in person and take pictures with him. The first 500 kids that come to meet Curious George will receive a FREE gift from Smoky Hills PBS. 

“Curious George is so excited to come celebrate Earth Day with the kids,” said Haley Gagnon, event coordinator for Smoky Hills PBS.  “We are thrilled to be a part of this great event and look forward to being in Great Bend.”

The Great Bend Earth Day Celebration is presented by Rosewood E-cycle, Dairy Queen and the Great Bend Brit Spaugh Zoo. Booths will be set-up throughout the zoo with activities, a special meet and greet for zoo society members, keeper chats throughout the day, contests, and giveaways.  Be sure to join in the fun to celebrate our amazing planet and learn how you can help!

Family Fun Day is an educational and entertaining event that Smoky Hills PBS puts on approximately 4 times a year across Central and Western Kansas.  Smoky Hills PBS brings a special PBS character to visit and FREE books and educational gifts are distributed to those children in attendance.

Smoky Hills PBS serves 71 counties in central and western Kansas and has been named the KS Association of Broadcasters Non-Metro Station of the Year.  Smoky Hills PBS is available on many cable systems, DirecTV, and Dish Network.  It is also available to stream by clicking here:  video.smokyhillstv.org/livestream.  More information on Smoky Hills PBS and its programs and projects are available at www.SmokyHillsPBS.org or by calling 1-800-337-4788.

Thank you to these sponsors for making this Family Fun Day event possible:
The University of Kansas Health System, Pryor Automatic Fire Sprinkler, Inc., Barton Community College, Credit Union of America, Eldridge Fencing, La Pasadita Carniceria, The Center for Counseling & Consultation, Keller Real Estate & Insurance Agency, Inc., Edward Jones – Kris Sundahl, Donald Beahm, M.D., and Walnut Bowl.

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Media Contact: 
Amanda Smith, Marketing Director 
785.483.6990, asmith@shptv.org
DATE:  March 28, 2022