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‘World Travelers’ to Enjoy 16th Annual UPMC Children’s Ball

WHAT: The 16th annual UPMC Children's Ball will take visitors to “faraway lands” where they’ll explore international cultures, and fill a “passport” with stamps from around the world, all inside the Carnegie Science Center.

WHO: Children of all ages, parents, grandparents and friends

WHEN: 6 to 9 p.m., Saturday, March 10, 2012

WHERE: Carnegie Science Center, One Allegheny Ave., North Shore, Pittsburgh

WHY: Proceeds from the UPMC Children's Ball benefit the UPMC Health for Life Summer Camp, which provides a camping experience free of charge for children and young adults, ages 6 to 16.  The camp emphasizes healthy lifestyles. Attendees receive instruction in art, reading, writing, math, career exploration, nutrition and life skills.

Tickets for the Children’s Ball are $100 for adults and $40 for children. To order tickets or for sponsorship information, contact Gina O'Malley at 412-802-8256.

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