FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Teri-Gene Conlin, Outreach Manager
(315) 782-3142 ext. 315
January 21, 2013
Watertown, NY- WPBS, in cooperation with the Lowville Town Hall Theater, will host the feature-length red carpet premiere of Sid the Science Kid-The Movie. This 75-minute feature movie presentation will take place on Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 11am. There is no registration required and attendance is free of charge.
As part of the red carpet experience, there will be the opportunity for photos, free stickers and Sid tattoos (while supplies last). Also, as children arrive they can participate in a hands-on science experiment in the lobby.
WPBS hosts a PBS Kids movie event once a year for the local community. The Lowville Town Hall Theater has 650 seats, so families of all sizes are encouraged to attend. Sid the Science Kid-The Movie will be released on DVD on March 19 and will premiere on PBS the week of March 25.
WPBS-DT is the region’s largest classroom. From pre-school through college and beyond, public television plays a role in formal education. Without question, WPBS-DT is a key part of the solution to providing all ages with educational opportunities. WPBS-DT airs over 40 hours of children’s educational programs every week. The Raising Readers program helps parents and teachers prepare our youngsters to succeed in school. WPBS-DT goes beyond the broadcast each year through media engagement by offering movie events; Character Breakfast; Ready, Set, Fun Bookfest; PBS Kids Go! Writer’s Contest; and, numerous other outreach opportunities throughout the year. For more information on WPBS-DT’s children’s educational initiatives, visit us online at www.wpbstv.org
WPBS-DT is a non-profit public television station serving approximately 650,000 viewers in Northern New York and Eastern Ontario. WPBS-DT’s mission is to educate, entertain and inform in order to enhance the lives of those they serve.