Monday, January 21, 2013

Children & Parents Day celebrating the Pineapple Fruit on Sunday, March 3, 2013. Tickets on Sale Now


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The pineapple fruit will have a starring role at the 8th Children & Parents Day set for Sunday, March 3, 2013. Sponsored by Target stores and presented by the non-profit Museum of Lifestyle & Fashion History, Children & Parents Day is celebrating the pineapple fruit for National Nutrition Awareness Month and Florida's 500th Anniversary. The Master of Ceremony is Virginia Sinicki of the KVJ Show on Wild 95.5.

The event will feature pineapple fruit-infused cooking demos, Make-Me-A-Pineapple kids cooking classes, pineapple-themed arts and crafts, souvenir photos in the pineapple patch, a personal appearance by the Pineapple Farmer Patty, entertainment; music and an all-you-can eat farm-to-table lunch.  The event will held at the historic Boynton Woman's Club in Boynton Beach.

Famed Chef Chrissy Benoit of The Little House will conduct a cooking demo and kids cooking class highlighting the use of the fresh pineapple fruit. The cooking demo line-up includes baker Bonnie Brown of Bonnie’s Best Bests; and Chef Phillip Herman of the Secret Garden Café. Under the leadership of Chef Suzanne O’Neil of the South Tech Culinary Academy, her students will assist the chefs with the kitchen management, demos and kids cooking classes.  Sugar Pines pineapples are sponsored by Kingston & Associates.

A special designed pineapple fruit-shaped cake by Pastry Chef Lara Fisher of Cakes by Lara will be unveiled at the March 3rd Children & Parents Day. 
The all-you-can-eat farm-to-table health lunch is being catered by the Secret Garden Café with fresh produce for the Urban Farm and food ingredients from Target grocery store. Pineapple fruit smoothies are prepared by the Java Juice Bar.
Pineapple fruit planting demos will be showcased by the Boynton Garden Club.
Pineapple-themed arts and crafts will be the fun interactive experience for the children and their families. Art-making studios will  be provided by ActivistArtista, Art-Sea Living, Artful Dreamers Studio and Inge Behrens Fine Art of CIB Gallery. Students from American Heritage School of Boca/Delray are the official student volunteers for the arts and craft stations. And, the American Heritage National Honor Science Society is presenting an activity at Children & Parents Day.

Sugar Pines MD2 Gold Fresh Pineapples are sponsored Kingston & Associates

Kingston and Associates Marketing was founded by David O. Kingston, Owner and CEO of the Company. Over the past forty years, our mission has been to grow, pack and ship the freshest high quality produce possible to our food service and retail customer partners across the United States. Although Kingston began in the volcanic soils growing famous Idaho potatoes, we have steadily grown our customer-driven offerings to a produce portfolio of over 30 fresh programs sourced from all over North and South America. The key to this success has been in providing the highest level of customer service and, throughout the years, staying true to our brand promise: “a relentless commitment to quality and food safety.” At Kingston, we live this promise everyday and truly love what we do! This promise is made a reality by our integrated supply chain, enabling Kingston to control each step of the process and deliver added value to our customers. We find that retail customers and foodservice distributors alike enjoy the benefits of working with a seasoned provider of quality programs where quality food programs are supported by food safety, transportation & logistical capabilities, and state of the art warehouse facilities. Together, we offer true “Planting to Plate” service and dependability.
The 8th annual Children & Parents Day is an official community event partner for the 500thanniversary of the State of Florida, Viva Florida. Pineapple fruit farming had a major historic impact during the agricultural development of the State of Florida. Pineapple Farmer Patty will be making a personal appearance at the event. And, souvenir photos will be offered in the Pineapple Fruit Patch.
Purchase tickets in advance for discounts. Children & Parents Day will be hosted at the Boynton Woman's Club, 1010 S. Federal Highway, Boynton BeachThe Boynton Woman's Club is an original Addison Mizner building that is on the National Registry of Historic Places.

Additional support has been provided by The Palm Beach Post, the Patricia Ann Ravo Fund; and Boris & Edith Rueger Fund. Sponsorship opportunities are still available.
Discount Admission Prices (for advance ticket purchases before March 3, 2013)
$15 per person; free for children under age 3 (discounted rate for ticket purchases made before March 3rd)
($20 per person; free for children under age 3 for same day/On-site payment)
Fees include all food, the all-you-can-eat buffet, activities, cooking classes, entertainment, music and souvenir photos.
Go Here to purchase tickets on-line:

CREDIT CARD Payments are ONLY accepted ON-LINE
Check payments to the Museum of Lifestyle & Fashion History should be mailed to: P.O. Box 6127; Delray Beach, Florida 33482

For more information, call 561-243-2662 or e-mail

The purpose of this festive program is to provide a fun-filled day of family adventures with arts, crafts and history education activities for children.
The Museum of Lifestyle& Fashion History was established in year 1999 and is a non-profit 501c3 organization with the mission to offer educational programs, and history and retrospective anthropology exhibits showcasing lifestyle, cultures, people, places, fashion trends, clothes, architecture, furnishings, decorative arts, interior designs, locomotives and toys, and information about popular uses of artifacts by people/events of various periods of time.

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