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Girl, 8, Steals the Lawn Games Show in Philly

[caption id="attachment_4882" align="alignleft" width="540" caption="Victoria Rowell introduces 8-year-old Joanna Veneziale at the Philadelphia Flower Show Sunday. "][/caption] On the compact platform meant for expert potting and pruning demonstrations at the world's largest indoor botanical exhibition, an 8-year-old wasn't about to give up center stage Sunday at the Philadelphia International Flower Show. ...

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Final Preparation: College To Send Students Outdoors to Play

BOSTON, MASS. — On April 17, one of the last full days of classes for the spring semester at Boston's Northeastern University, administrators have come up with an old-fashioned way to help students decompress before final exams. Paul Tukey, author of Tag, Toss & Run: 40 Classic Lawn Games and founder of the Lawn Games for Life campaign, will offer a lecture and book signing in the university library at noon ...

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Lawn Games For Life Debut Rousing at Philadelphia Flower Show

[caption id="attachment_4857" align="alignleft" width="540" caption="Broad smiles and spontaneous laughter marked the debut of the Lawn Games for Life campaign presented for the first time by SafeLawns at the Philadelphia Flower Show on Monday night. These old-fashioned hoops (from Cooperman in Vermont) were a precursor to the plastic hula hoops that became popular in 1958. (Tony Cerveny photos)"][/caption] ...

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Send Your Children Outside to Play . . . on Safe Lawns

SafeLawns 2.0 officially begins today as we add the element of children's outdoor play to our "Lawn Games for LIfe" campaign. As a father of two daughters, ages 5 and 2, I'm a daily witness to their urge to nestle on the couch in front of the TV. I'm both concerned and proudly astounded by their dexterity on the iPhones and IPads. I feel it's my job to make sure they find a balance in their life that includ ...

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