/R E P E A T -- It's A Whimsical Weekend for Thousands of Children at
Downtown Yonge BIA's Kidzfest/

    
    - Big birds, cool cats and cartoon celebrities entertain at Yonge-Dundas
    Square -
    

TORONTO, Nov. 27 /CNW/ - A mob of teeny toddlers will descend on Yonge-Dundas Square for a fun-filled weekend of kid-friendly rides, face-painting, crafts and interactive performances at the Downtown Yonge BIA's Kidzfest - a free two-day event with guest appearances from cartoon celebrities Max & Ruby, Dora & Diego and Spongebob Squarepants on his 10th anniversary tour. On November 28th and 29th, adventurous tots will swing around the square in a colourful swing carousel, whirl around on the ladybug ride and take their 'coverkid' moment posing in a faux magazine shoot. Harry and His Bucket Full of Dinosaurs pack prehistoric fun into the first performance of the weekend, followed by a slew of musical guests including David Archibald and Maggie G. Fun will 'let fly' with Birds of Prey on Saturday, and Jungle Cat World brings a rip-roaring good time to Sunday.

Kidzfest is a free event that takes place on Saturday and Sunday, November 28th and 29th as part of the Downtown Yonge BIA's Winter Magic festivities. Further information is available at www.wintermagic.ca.

    
    What:       KIDZFEST

    When:       Saturday and Sunday, November 28th and 29th, 11:00am - 5:00pm

    Where:      Yonge-Dundas Square

    Photo Op:   Hundreds of kids take over Yonge-Dundas Square to enjoy
                rides, crafts, live music, cartoon character meet & greets
                and performances from Max & Ruby, Birds of Prey and Jungle
                Cat World.

    Lineup of Kidzfest Events:

    Saturday, November 28th

    11am - 5pm  Face-painting, crafts, treats and rides
    11am & 2pm  Harry and His Bucket Full of Dinosaurs show, followed by meet
                and greet
    12pm & 3pm  David Archibald's zany musical adventure
    1pm & 4pm   Birds of Prey
    1pm - 3pm   Spongebob Squarepants meet and greet

    Sunday, November 29th

    11am - 5pm  Face-painting, crafts, treats and rides
    11am & 2pm  Max & Ruby show, followed by meet and greet
    12pm & 3pm  Around the House with Maggie G
    1pm & 4pm   Jungle Cat World
    1pm - 3pm   Dora the Explorer & Diego meet and greet
    

About Downtown Yonge BIA

The Downtown Yonge Business Improvement Area (B.I.A) is an association of 2000 businesses and property owners in downtown Toronto. Founded in 2001, the mandate is to revitalize and position Downtown Yonge as Canada's premier business, shopping and entertainment destination. For further information: www.downtownyonge.com

SOURCE Downtown Yonge Business Improvement Area

For further information: For further information: Helen Jamer, Julia Harper, Idea Workshop, helen@ideaworkshop.ca, julia@ideaworkshop.ca, (416) 504-3977 x27, (647) 330-4706 (cell)

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