Press release – Port of Oakland sponsors 250 students at Children’s Fairyland

 
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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
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.
About the Port of Oakland
The Port of Oakland oversees the Oakland seaport, Oakland International Airport, and nearly 20 miles of waterfront including Jack London Square. The Port’s 5-year strategic plan – Growth with Care – pairs business expansion with community benefits, envisioning more jobs and economic stimulus as the Port grows. Together with its business partners, the Port supports more than 73,000 jobs in the region and nearly 827,000 jobs across the United States. Connect with the Port of Oakland and Oakland International Airport through Facebook, or with the Port on Twitter, YouTube, and at www.portofoakland.com.
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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