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NBC Features Tag, Toss & Run: 40 Classic Lawn Games

Thanks to WCSH6 in Portland, Maine, for this rousingly good segment about our book, Tag, Toss & Run: http://www.wcsh6.com/news/health/fit_at_five/article/208319/223/Fit-at-Five-Lawn-Games. The piece was filmed, incidently, in Maine in my mother's back yard where we moved and have been playing lawn games as a family since 1972 — the year the first video game, Pong, was introduced. As I said in this piece, wh ...

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Programming Note: Lawn Games for Life to be Featured on Wisconsin Public Radio on Friday

[caption id="attachment_5397" align="alignleft" width="540"] Did you know that badminton is named for a 19th century duke in England? We'll discus these and other fun game facts on Friday on Wisconsin Public Radio. [/caption] Our book Tag, Toss & Run: 40 Classic Lawn Games and our campaign Lawn Games for Life will be featured by host Joy Cardin on Wisconsin Public Radio on Friday morning at 6 a.m. central t ...

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Tag, Toss & Run Joins LL Bean 100th Birthday Bash

Retail giant LL Bean is throwing itself a 100th birthday bash in Freeport, Maine, this week and our Lawn Games for Life campaign has signed on to join the fun for the day, tomorrow, July 6. Co-author and SafeLawns founder Paul Tukey will sign copies of the book Tag, Toss & Run at the LL Bean flagship store beginning at 10 a.m. and then join Olympic champion Seth Wescott at an outdoor games demonstration for ...

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NBC Showcases Lawn Games at the Newport Flower Show

The Rhode Show on NBC in Providence teased our appearance this coming Sunday at the Newport Flower Show — including the cutest little hula hooper, my daughter Aimee: http://www.wpri.com/dpp/rhode_show/wpri-rhode-newport-is-birthplace-of-popular-games. We'll be doing a signing of the book, Tag, Toss & Run following the fun, interactive presentation that begins at 11 a.m. ...

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Lawn Games for Life! Enlivens Gatherings Large & Small

We spent April and May traveling the country to attend massive gatherings, from the Ecpot Flower & Garden Festival in Orlando, to the Captain Planet Foundation Festival in Atlanta and Earthfest outside Philadelphia. On Saturday, however, we brought the Lawn Games for Life! campaign down to scale at our first private family function in Massachusetts — then concurrently helped enliven the 350th anniversary of ...

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Lawn Games for Life! Headed to Milton

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE [caption id="attachment_5251" align="alignleft" width="540" caption="Ladder Golf is among the many games available to revelers at the 350th birthday celebration for the town of Milton, Mass., on Saturday afternoon."][/caption] MILTON, MASS. — Declaring to America that he doesn’t want to relegate an old-fashioned outdoor childhood to memory, Paul Tukey has been a man on a mission for th ...

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Lawn Games Book Becomes Parade Editor’s Pick

TAG, TOSS & RUN CONTINUES TO GARNER NATIONAL ATTENTION [caption id="attachment_5201" align="alignleft" width="540" caption="The editors at Parade Magazine recommended our book Tag, Toss & Run in its weekly compilation of "What to See and Do this Week.""][/caption] A friend texted a welcome surprise Sunday morning while I was at the beach with my family: "You must see Parade Magazine today." I didn't get to ...

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Chicago Tribune: Take Your Game Outside

Here's a great article based on our book, Tag, Toss & Run: 40 Classic Lawn Games, from the Chicago Tribune: http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2012-05-22/features/sc-fam-0522-lawn-games-20120522_1_social-ice-finnish-game-high-school-soccer-team ...

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