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WSRE to host Pensacola’s first Be My Neighbor Day — a free event for families with young children

Last Updated by Mary Riker on

WSRE public television; PBS KIDS co-host Mr. Steve (Steve Roslonek); Ounce of Prevention Fund of Florida (presenting sponsor) and more than 20 community organizations including: Bikers Against Child Abuse, Blues Angel Music, Cat Country 98.7 FM and NewsRadio 92.3 FM & 1620 AM, City of Pensacola Parks and Recreation Department, Council on Aging, Early Learning Coalition of Escambia County, Escambia County Emergency Medical Services, Escambia County Sheriff’s Office, Every Child a Reader in Escambia (ECARE), FamiliesFirst Network of Lakeview, First City Arts Center, Florida Department of Health, Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park, Gulf Coast Kid’s House, Lamar Advertising, Milk & Honey Outreach Ministry, National Flight Academy, Pensacola Fire Department, Pensacola Police Department, Pensacola State College Kids’ College, Studer Community Institute, West Florida Public Libraries and Winterfest.                                   

A free, family-fun event including performances by national PBS KIDS co-host Mr. Steve, appearances by Daniel Tiger and Katerina Kittycat characters from “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood,” story time with WSRE TV personalities and more than 40 different indoor and outdoor activities and exhibitors.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 21. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. In addition to ongoing indoor and outdoor activities and exhibits, the following events are scheduled: Mr. Steve “Steve Songs” shows at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.; Mr. Steve and Daniel Tiger meet and greets, Katerina Kittycat selfie station and story times with WSRE TV personalities Rameca Vincent Leary, Jeff Weeks and Sherri Hemminghaus Weeks at 10:40 a.m., 12:00 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.

WSRE Jean & Paul Amos Performance Studio
Pensacola State College, 1000 College Blvd., Pensacola

To promote early learning and increase awareness of educational and community resources for families in the greater Pensacola area and to promote the neighborly values of Mister Rogers and “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood” in celebration of the 50th anniversary of “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.”

Admission is free.

Media Contact:
Mary Riker