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Tuesday, January 06 2015 07:26

Travel: Hershey's Chocolate World Serves-Up Winter Activities for Families...

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One of the highlights of our Great American Road Trip last summer was a stop at Hershey's Chocolate World in Hershey, PA. A unique place where families can "Explore the Many Wonders of Chocolate," the folks at Hershey's are launching some winter wellness activities this month, featuring Zumba classes, food demonstrations from Highmark Blue Shield and other family fun activities. Check out the full details below, and be sure to visit their official site to plan your visit.

All events take place weekends in January, beginning Jan. 10 through Feb. 1, including Monday, Jan. 19.

  • Get the kids active with family fun activities, including hula hoop, jumping rope, Reese’s Playoff Pandemonium football toss and much more! Play along with Hershey’s product characters at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. during Saturdays and Sundays in January.
  • Join the party and get moving during free Zumba classes on Saturdays and Sundays in January! Dance along with Hershey’s product characters as our instructor teaches this fun and popular workout. All experience levels welcome! Sessions will be held at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
  • See live cooking demonstrations from Hershey’s Kitchens being prepared with a twist from the Highmark Blue Shield nutritional consultants and try a sample of the creation! Demonstrations will be held at 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays in January. Find more sweet recipes at Hersheys.com/recipes.
  • Play interactive family health games and talk with friendly nutritional consultants from Highmark Blue Shield. Learn about making healthy lifestyle choices, including balancing meals through the MyPlate program and how much physical activity to incorporate in your daily lifestyle. Chat with the Highmark Blue Shield team and play games from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays in January.

Start 2015 in Chocolatetown, USA to create warm memories with the whole family! For more information about activities and events at Hershey's Chocolate World, call 717.534.4900 or visit HersheysChocolateWorld.com.

James Zahn

James Zahn is best-known as The Rock Father™, a media personality, commentator, adventurer and raconteur. He is the Owner, Publisher, and Editor-in-Chief of THE ROCK FATHER™ Magazine. In January, 2019, after nearly a decade of publishing The Rock Father™ Magazine, he joined Adventure Media and Events as Senior Editor of The Toy Book—the leading trade publication for the toy industry since 1984, as well as The Pop Insider — a destination for all things pop culture, and The Toy Insider — the leading consumer guide for toys and games. He is also editor of The Toy Report, a weekly newsletter published by The Toy Book each Thursday. Zahn has over 27 years of experience in the entertainment, retail and publishing industries.

He regularly serves as a Brand Ambassador and spokesperson for several Globally-recognized pop culture and lifestyle brands in addition to consulting for a number of toy manufacturers. 

Creatively, James has directed/edited music videos, lyric videos, and album trailers for bands such as FEAR FACTORY, has appeared as an actor in feature films and commercials, written comic books, and performed in bands. He currently serves as an artist manager and video director for PRODUCT OF HATE, whose debut album was released by Napalm Records in 2016, distributed by ADA/Warner Music in the U.S. with Universal Music handling global. A new album has been completed and is set for release this year.

Zahn and/or his work have been featured in/on CNN, NBC, ABC, WGN, CBS, GCTN, G4, The Chicago Tribune, Forbes, MarketWatch, Reuters, BusinessWire, Fangoria, Starlog and more. He's appeared as a music expert on CNN's AC360 alongside Anderson Cooper, and has been interviewed by Larry King. In the past he served as a writer for the Netflix Stream Team,  Fandango Family and PBS KIDS, penned articles for Sprout and PopSugar, and was a contributor to Chicago Parent.

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