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#LoveBatonRouge Saturday’s at Knock Knock Children’s Museum

Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome is proud to partner with Knock Knock Children’s Museum (KKCM) on a year-long initiaitve focused on promoting health in families. called #LoveBatonRouge Saturdays. On the first Saturday of each month,  experts from across our community will demonstrate how families can be healthy all year long.

2019 Themes:

January: Texture and Textiles

February: Engineering     

March: Robotics     

April: Recycle It     

May: Flora & Fauna     

June: Space Odyssey     

July: Mechanics   

 August: Circus Extravaganza     

September: Construction Junction: Woodworking     

October: Cardboard Challenge     

November: Ceramics     

December: Light It Up

To help promote these themes across the parish, KKCM and Mayor Broome will host a different school each month. Schools will compete for an opportunity to visit KKCM by embodying that month’s theme in their classrooms. Selected schools will receive 50 free passes to attend a #LoveBatonRouge Saturday at KKCM. Applications are available now through February 15  by clicking here.

Our community has an abundance of resources to keep you, your family and your kids active and healthy.

Afterschool Programs

Afterschool programs are great ways for children to minimize screen time and increase physical activity.

If you are an after school program provider and would like your program added here please contact us


Deciding to breastfeed can give your baby the best possible start in life. Breastfeeding benefits you and your baby in many ways.

A number of breastfeeding resources are available throughout Baton Rouge.

Woman’s Hospital operates the Warmline to answer your breastfeeding questions. 225-924-8239

East Baton Rouge Parish School Wellness

East Baton Rouge Parish School System (EBRPSS) is made up of over 80 schools, serving over 42,000 students.  This year, EBRPSS is working hard to make lunch menus healthier, which is giving our students opportunities to explore new, nutritious foods and is helping to keep our City-Parish population healthy.

We are also proud to say that  EBRPSS has adopted our 5-2-1-0 + 10 message and it is impacting school age children throughout our parish.

We Can! Activity & Nutrition Resources

We Can! stands for Ways to Enhance Children's Activity and Nutrition, and comes from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).  Listed here are some helpful Parent Tips that will guide you to keep you and your family healthy! Learn More >>

Let's Move! Childcare Resources

Did you know that one in five children is overweight or obese by the age of six? Encouraging healthy eating and physical activity early in life is vital to reversing the childhood obesity epidemic within a generation. Let's Move! Child Care is a set of best practices that can help turn the tide on these numbers. Learn More >>

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