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Kidspark Kidspark is an exciting day full of activities, entertainment, music, art, crafts and more. Celebrating its 24th year, it’s a day packed with fun for the whole family.

Schedule of Events:

Kichener Public Library Stage
Hosted by Erick Traplin, join us for a ton of fun at the KPL main stage with music, live performances, magic and story time.

11:30                     Erick Traplin

12:00                     Story Telling

12:30                     Scaly Wags

1:30                        Erick Traplin

2:00                        Story Telling

2:30                        Mental Floss Sideshow

3:30                        Erick Traplin

4:00                        Story Telling

Sam’s Dance Steps Center
Here’s your chance to try a number of different styles of dance all in one place!  Workshops and live performance’s courtesy of Sam’s Dance Steps Centre studios in Kitchener.

12:00                    Dance performance

12:45                    Workshop

1:30                       Workshop

2:15                       Workshop

3:00                       Dance performance

3:45                       Workshop

Roylco Craft Area

Roylco will inspire you with awesome art activities and creative fun!

Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery
Create your own colour burst square to take home and then add another one to our collaborative cloth mural. Make sure to come back and visit throughout the day to see how our mural has grown!  Start by drawing a design onto a piece of fabric with permanent markers. Then, add rubbing alcohol with the eye droppers to your design and watch the as the colours slowly begin to move and burst.

Kitchener Wilmot Hydro
Did you know Kitchener was the first City in Ontario to receive hydro in homes?  Stop by and learn more from our friends at Kitchener-Wilmot Hydro.

City of Kitchener’s 100th Year of Cityhood
Happy birthday Kitchener!   Check out the Downtown Kitchener BIA’s 100th anniversary GRT bus, make and take crafts and learn more about the history of Kitchener.

Active Kitchener
Give a shout out to our local sport groups in the Active Kitchener Zone.  Try a sport you’ve never played before. Learn how to get involved or get information on how to sign up for one of the many minor sport groups in the area.

Kitchener Radio Group
96.7 Chym FM, Kix FM and 570 News have partnered with Game Asylum this summer!  Stop by their booth and try the latest video games.

The Waterloo Region Record
Look on site for the Region’s most read local paper.  The Waterloo Regional Record staff will be providing face painting in support of their Kids To Camp program.

Rogers TV
Located next to the Toronto Football Club inflatable activities, stop by and have fun at the Rogers TV booth.

 All aboard the community train!

– Toronto Football Club on site with their giant inflatables.

– Tasty treats sold on site or bring a picnic lunch.

–  Bring your re-usable water bottle.  Waterloo Region will be on site with their water wagon.

–  Workshops and cool demos from Engineer Science Quest.

–  Where’s Waldo?  See if you can spot him in Victoria Park.

– Meet and greet with storybook costume characters

–  Dozens of local organizations throughout the Park will offer make and take crafts, games and activities.

When: August 19, 2012

Time: 11:00am-5:00pm

For more information please visit website 

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