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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
  • 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

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