Heavy School Backpacks May Lead To Injuries

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Big Bear City, CA, August 20, 2012, 3:00pm - Children are back in school, and many are heading to school with over-loaded backpacks that can cause injury. According to research, about 50% of children have experienced at least one episode of low back pain, with 15% reporting frequent or continual pain. Research also indicates that this may be due … [Read more...]

Big Bear Battles Child Obesity With Campaign To Get Kids Active Outdoors

5 year old Nate Williams on a bike ride in Big Bear!

Big Bear Lake, CA, July 8, 2011, noon -  This summer Big Bear Lake is on board to battle the ongoing epidemic of childhood obesity with its new initiative KIDS. GET OUTDOORS. WIN. The new campaign is designed to promote healthy lifestyles and demonstrate that kids who get active outdoors while on vacation will have loads of fun while keeping … [Read more...]

Young Eagles Gets Kids Flying

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Big Bear, Ca May 8, 2011 3:00 pm - The Young Eagles is an international program with the purpose of inspiring interest in flying.  Members of the Big Bear Pilots Association and the Experimental Aircraft Association take children ages 8 through 17 on short flights from the Big Bear City Airport.  Prior to the flight, the kids meet their pilot, … [Read more...]

Kiwanis’ Hope for America Celebration

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Big Bear, Ca May 2, 2011 9:00 am - The Kiwanis Club of Big Bear Valley will honor 22 students at a ceremony to be held at the Performing Arts Center tonight.  Kiwanis is a global volunteer organization dedicated to “changing the world, one child and one community at a time.”  Hope for America is a program of Kiwanis’ … [Read more...]

Earth Day at the Big Bear Discovery Center

This year’s Earth Day celebrations at the Big Bear Discovery Center on Saturday include something for the entire family.  The new mobile Forest Explorer van will be visiting, with interactive displays showing a healthy forest, as well as information for homeowners on how to thin trees in their yards and help to make neighborhoods firesafe. … [Read more...]

Kindergarten Orientation-Big Bear Elementary School

For parents of children who will be age 5 before December 2, 2011 and who live in the Big Bear Elementary School area.  Receive the information needed to register your child for school.  Call Big Bear Elementary at 866-4638 for additional information. … [Read more...]

What Grows in a Big Bear Garden?

What Grows in a Garden

  Big Bear, Ca February 28, 2011 12:00 pm - What grows in a Big Bear garden?  According to the new book about Big Bear Elementary School’s Community Garden, some wonderful things.  The book was illustrated and designed by Big Bear High School student and artist Katie Adams.  She began creating the watercolors for the book when she … [Read more...]

Lighthouse Project Sponsors Bella Musica Concert

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Big Bear, Ca February 20, 2011 12:00 pm - This afternoon, the Lighthouse Project is sponsoring a benefit concert featuring the Bella Musica quartet playing Mozart, Bach, and more.  The Lighthouse Project's mission is to honor and support the children of the Big Bear Valley.  Proceeds from the concert will support the Schools' Strings … [Read more...]