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Saturday, April 24, 2010

Carnival Season and more

It's spring carnival season and I couldn't be more excited!! There is nothing like coming across a new carnival to love or going to that tried and true one you've been going to since you were little but with your own kids. Here are a few in the Delaware County area that are happening this weekend:

Broomall Fire Company Spring Carnival

Saturday, April 24th - 3PM - 11PM
Sunday, April 25th - Noon - 6PM

Friday, April 30th - 6PM - 11PM
Saturday, May 1st - 3PM - 11PM
Sunday, May 2nd - Noon - 6PM

Granite Run Mall Spring Fair
Rt. 1 parking lot

Saturday, April 25 - 11AM-11PM
Sunday, April 26 - 11AM-6PM

And, be sure to check out these other fun events this weekend:

Saturday April 24, 2010

Italian Festival
Reading Terminal Market
51 N. 12th Street

Reading Terminal Market's first-ever Italian Festival features delicious Italian specialties, cheeses, wine & more. The Market's merchants will prepare their specialties in the center of the Market, along with Italian music, opera & other entertainment.

Saturday April 24, 2010

Delaware Children's Museum Grand Opening
9:00am - 4:30pm
Delaware Children's Museum
Wilmington, DE

The new Delaware Children's Museum opens to the public today. To celebrate, they'll have some special programming planned to celebrate the occasion, including their Earth Balloon, face painting, story telling, and crafts.
Free with paid admission.

Sunday April 25, 2010

Fairmount Arts Crawl

Enjoy music, dance & family activities, along with artwork for sale by local artists. Free! Admission fees apply at Phila. Museum of Art & Eastern State Penitentiary

Sunday April 25, 2010

Tabla, Tabla, Tabla
Green Line Cafe

All Around This World teams up with featured musician, Dan Scholnick, who will introduce you to the South Asian tabla at the Green Line Cafe at 45th and Locust in West Philly. Dan Scholnick is a tabla player and sound designer based in Philadelphia. He plays tabla with Pallabi Chakravorty's ensemble Courtyard Dancers. $5 per person, babies under 6 months are free


  1. The Carnival celebration gains momentum in early August with in the cultural presentations and the shows are almost every night of the week and the night air is filled with the sound of steel bands.

  2. Join us for a couple of hours of good old Victorian fun and frivolity on the last remaining lawns of St Leonard’s Gate.The event organizers are looking for local people of any age.

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