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2012-05-01 23:02:17

Get Healthy, Give Hope campaign raises money for children´s hospitals ORLANDO, FL (PRWEB) May 01, 2012 Produce for Kids® is gearing up for its annual Get Healthy, Give Hope campaign, working with 16 supermarket grocery store chains across the country to help raise money for local children´s hospitals. Celebrating a milestone 10th birthday in 2012, everyone is invited to the celebration full of healthy meal ideas, a great cause and a media partnership with 24-hour preschool...

2010-01-19 09:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Theatre for Children (NTC) based in Minneapolis has entered into an agreement with the only global entertainment brand dedicated to kids health, LazyTown, to bring its message of good eating habits and healthy exercise to the kids and families who need it most. Using characters from the popular LazyTown television series, NTC will tour a curriculum-based and interactive live show - performed by professional actors - into 100 elementary...

2008-08-19 12:00:35

By Lucy Richardson THERE aren?t many children?s programmes that are pitched equally to boys and girls, but the popularity of LazyTown was evident as an army of mini Stephanies and Sportacuses turned out to watch their heroes in a live version of the show. As we took our seats at in the packed theatre, my husband and I prepared to grit out teeth for the torturous hour and a half ahead while our daughter enjoyed her third birthday treat. But as we flew into LazyTown with our arms...

2008-08-14 09:00:45

By Viv Hardwick Viv Hardwick catches up with somersaulting Sportacus, the colourful superhero of children?s TV, played on stage by Julian Essex-Spurrier . I WAS fated to become Sportacus, ? reveals Julian EssexSpurrier about winning the starring role in the debut UK stage tour of Lazytown Live! , the show based on the colourful live action-puppet- CGI TV phenomenon which has youngsters across the world enthralled. The incredibly fit performer reveals that he hadn?t seen an episode of...

2008-07-31 00:00:31

There have been stage invasions and general hysteria - all over a bloke who loves his vegetables. In an age of junk-food and E-numbers, Lazytown has proved one of TV's more surprising success stories. Set in a remote corner of Iceland, the children's show follows Sportacus - a superhero who always eats his greens and enjoys jogging. And in a new stage version, Lazytown Live, Julian Essex-Spurrier is adjusting to a landslide of affection as the exercise-obsessed, lycra-suited lead....

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The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.