Disney Junior is celebrating summer with fun, interactive events themed around the hit series “Jake and the Never Land Pirates;” May 2012’s #1 cable TV series among kids 2-5 and #1 cable preschool series among women 18-49. The “Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Summer Adventures” family events will be hosted by Radio Disney at Town Center at Cobb on June 23 and Mall of Georgia on June 30.
Kids and families are invited to take part in a pirate adventure and collect gold doubloons, the series’ signature treasure, by completing themed activities. Kids will receive “Jake and the Never Land Pirates” bandanas and treasure maps before setting out on a variety of fun, interactive activities including creating treasure chests, Pirate Pal coloring sheets, a ‘Never Land’ photo opportunity and a ‘Look for Hook’ game where kids will search for Captain Hook decals throughout the malls.
The Radio Disney Road Crew will provide entertainment inviting kids to sing and dance to popular Radio Disney Junior songs from their favorite Disney Junior series including “Jake and the Never Land Pirates,” “Doc McStuffins” and “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse.” Additionally, there will be a special viewing area where families can watch episodes of “Jake and the Never Land Pirates” and “Doc McStuffins.” The Radio Disney Road Crew will give away Disney Junior themed prizes at each event.
“Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Summer Adventures” events details are as follows:
Saturday, June 23, 1-3 p.m.: Town Center at Cobb (Sears Court)
Saturday, June 30, 1-3 p.m.: Mall of Georgia (Nordstrom Court)
“Jake and the Never Land Pirates” is an animated adventure series that introduces a crew of kid pirates – leader Jake and pals Izzy and Cubby – and follows their Never Land adventures as they work to outwit two infamous characters, the one and only Captain Hook and Smee, from Disney’s classic “Peter Pan.” The stories emphasize teamwork and feature original pirate rock music performed by Sharky and Bones of The Never Land Pirate Band. “Jake and the Never Land Pirates” airs daily during Disney Channel’s Disney Junior programming block for children ages 2-7 and on the new 24-hour Disney Junior channel.
About Disney Junior
Disney Junior reflects the emotional connection generations of consumers have to Disney storytelling and Disney characters, both classic and contemporary. It invites mom and dad to join their child in the Disney experience of magical, musical and heartfelt stories and characters, while incorporating specific learning and development themes designed for kids age 2-7. Disney Junior’s series blend Disney’s unparalleled storytelling and characters kids love deeply with learning, including early math, language skills, healthy eating and lifestyles, and social skills. Disney Junior launched in February 2011 with a daily programming block on Disney Channel. In its first year, Disney Junior posted the network’s biggest yearly audience in the daypart in Total Viewers, Kids 2-5, Boys 2-5 and Women 18-49, increasing by double-digit margins among preschooler demographics over year-ago levels. On March 23, 2012 Disney Junior added a cable and satellite channel in the U.S. bringing the total number of channels to 30 worldwide.
About Radio Disney
Radio Disney is the #1, 24-hour radio network devoted to kids, tweens and families. Kids help pick the music that is played and are encouraged to interact via a toll-free phone line to the Radio Disney studio. The network’s current playlist, driven by listener requests and representing major record labels, includes recording artists Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Cody Simpson, Mindless Behavior, Hot Chelle Rae and Adele The network is available on 31 owned terrestrial radio stations and is also available via RadioDisney.com, Sirius XM satellite radio on channel 79, iTunes Radio Tuner, mobile phones, the Radio Disney iPhone and Android Apps, and the Radio Disney Facebook page.
About Mall of Georgia
Mall of Georgia, the largest mall in the Southeast, features more than 200 stores including anchors Nordstrom, Belk, Dillard’s, jcpenney and Macy’s. “The Georgia Walk” through the mall features murals, artifacts, displays and themed courtyards showcasing Georgia history and heritage. A 20-screen theater, 3-D Imax and the Pavilion live music amphitheater provide ample entertainment options. Multiple restaurants offer an array of choices, from casual to fine dining. For a map and store listings, as well as directions, events and job listings, visit www.mallofgeorgia.com. Visit Mall of Georgia on Facebook or Twitter.
About Town Center at Cobb
Town Center at Cobb features over 200 stores including anchors Macy’s, Macy’s Men’s & Furniture Gallery, Belk, Sears and jcpenney. The Mall is also home to a variety of specialty stores ranging from fashion-forward shops such as H&M, Sephora, Coach, bebe and Swarovski to celebrated favorites like Build-A-Bear Workshop, Victoria’s Secret and Pandora. Town Center at Cobb regularly hosts community events including Simon Kidgits Club. For a map and store listings, as well as directions, events and job listings, visit www.towncenteratcobb.com or call 770-424-9486. Visit Town Center at Cobb on Facebook and Twitter.