Not Just for Kids
Vol. 9, No. 9
March 1-7, 2001
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The ABCs of Fruit

Back in January, we asked you to puzzle your brain to discover which letter of the alphabet names the most fruit.

And the winner is …P!

  • Pear
  • Pumpkin
  • Peach
  • Pomegranate
  • Passionfruit
  • Plum
  • Pumelo
  • Persimmon
  • Pineapple
  • Pawpaw
  • Papaya
  • Prune
  • Pond apple
  • Pepper

Stimulate Your Brain

Standing on your head not working? Try Fresh FRUIT

Natural fruit sugars are the perfect brain food. When you eat an apple or a banana, quick clean energy goes to the brain and helps you to think clearer and remember things better.

On the other hand, some foods are brain blockers.

Refined white sugar and white flour products can have the opposite effect and slow down your thinking processes.

So … munch on a pear before that next big test. Your bran cells will thank you for it.

Word of the Week

Fructose: The natural sugar found in fruit.

Guava is the Most …

Most: Vitamin C Most: Carotinoids
Most: Nutritious

Eat one today!

Make your way through the pineapple to find extra brain power!

Kids' Calendar

Animals, Music and Art Contest
Let classical music bring out the animal in you. Using paints and crayons, draw what you feel while music with animal themes plays along. Win a free art class and a basket of art supplies. Artwork should be done on 81&Mac218;2"x 11" white paper. Deadline March 1. Ages 6-12. Sponsored by Annapolis Symphony Orchestra: 410/269-1132.

Survive in Winter
Sun. March 4 (1pm)-Don’t get lost in the woods. But if you do, be prepared. Learn how to build a shelter, purify water and deal with the weather. Part I of a winter survival skill program will teach you how. Ages 8+. Kinderfarm Park, Millersville. rsvp: 410/222-6115

Pass the Chemical Soup, Please
Sun. March 4(1-3pm)-River water holds lots of surprises. Discover the invisible chemicals it holds. Make your own slime, too. Ages 5+ Jug Bay Wetlands, Lothian. $. rsvp: 410/741-9330.

Pet Some Scales and Tales
Wed. March 7 (10:30am)-See wildlife up close and learn what they are like in person. Live animal program and demos. All Ages. Tawes Garden, Annapolis. Free but rsvp: 410/260-8189.

Do Something Fun this Summer.
Sat. March10 (9am-noon)-Check out Kids in College/EXPLORE Open House. Check out cool displays and watch demonstrations as you discover your favorite way to have fun this summer. 224 Cade Center, Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold: 410/541-2325.

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