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Port of Oakland sponsors 250 students at Children’s Fairyland

April 13 'Port of Oakland Day' combines fun and maritime education

Press Releases, Community
April 11th, 2018

Oakland, Calif. – April 11, 2018: The Port of Oakland is sending 250 Oakland youngsters to Children’s Fairyland April 13 for a day of fun and education. Students from five elementary schools will take part in Port of Oakland Day at the city’s 68-year old amusement park.

The students are from the following Oakland public schools:

  • Bella Vista Elementary School
  • Community United Elementary School
  • Greenleaf Elementary School
  • Lockwood Pre-K Early Childhood School
  • PLACE @ Prescott Elementary School

The Port will provide tabletop science activities and maritime-related craft projects until 2 p.m. The Port will showcase its miniature crane, allowing children to practice their skills at crane operations. This popular exhibit was designed to get children interested in maritime careers. Port-related books will be featured during Toddler Storytime held at 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. on the Emerald City Stage.

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Media Contacts

Mike Zampa
Communications Director
Port of Oakland
(510) 627-1565
mzampa@portoakland.com

Marilyn Sandifur
Port Spokesperson
Port of Oakland
(510) 627-1193
msandifur@portoakland.com

 

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