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Families Escaping the Smoke in the Rogue Valley

Some families in the Rogue Valley are finding a way to have Summer fun indoors.

Posted: Fri Aug 17 18:11:25 PDT 2018
Updated: Fri Aug 17 18:11:26 PDT 2018

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if you're stuck in the outside so it's very busy in here, one parent here at the kid time children's museum tells me it's one of the best options for little ones to burn off some of that energy while not having to worry about the air quality." "we usually spend four hours a day outside." but this summer.. "not with the smoke" kate clark, her son, and the 3 other little guys she watches are escaping the smoke at the kid time children's museum. right now is normally their slow season because families are soaking up the sun. "parks or pools or you know hiking or camping and none of that is happening right now." to say the giant play area is busy is an understatement. assistant director shannon young says kid time has seen 56 hundred visitors more than this time last year. "people are really coming so their kids can get some energy out and so they can breathe." the museum even increased its program schedule to 7 days a just people having fun so the joy is good. if they can't do it elsewhere they can do it here." clark says she's thankful for that. "we played in the boat and we got dressed up and we went up and down the slide a whole bunch of times." she says it's important for kids to get outside and play. and it's been frustrating having the smoke get in the way. "some days are low levels of smoke but most days are high and it's just not safe." but that's not something she has to worry about here. "we're hoping for good naps after this." in medford, emma balkenbush, newswatch 12. [a18]escaping the smoke in the rogue valley-tag kid time says if you can't afford the membership - you can ask
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