MEDIA ADVISORY
The Big Helpmobile To Visit
The California Academy of Sciences
Saturday, November 3, 2001

WHAT: A colorful mobile learning center for kids will be visiting the California Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park as part of a National tour to encourage kid volunteerism.

The Big Helpmobile, a brightly colored 34-foot Airstream trailer, is a traveling learning lab with interactive kiosks and a hand-painted mural depicting more than 75 different kinds of marine animals for kids to explore. It is visiting the Academy as part of the Big Help a national promotion encouraging volunteerism and conservation among kids throughout the country.

This year, the Big Help is all about kids making a difference by helping conserve water. The California Academy of Sciences is one of 50 sites across the country chosen for a visit by the Big Helpmobile.

WHO: California Academy of Sciences, Nickelodeon's Big Helpmobile

WHEN: Saturday, November 3, 2001 from Noon to 4 p.m.

WHERE: On Music Concourse, in front of the California Academy of Sciences
Golden Gate Park

COST: FREE and open to the public

[The California Academy of Sciences, Steinhart Aquarium, Morrison Planetarium and the Academy's logo are registered trademarks of the California Academy of Sciences.]

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