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Children's Hospital hosts kids' festival

| Monday, Feb. 25, 2008, 12:00 p.m.

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC will sponsor Kid-a-Palooza Family Fun Festival from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Downtown.

The event will have more than 40 booths and activities for children of all ages. Children will have an opportunity to make healthy trail mix while learning about wholesome eating habits. The headline act is "A Whole Lotta Buildin' Going On" stage show starring Bob the Builder, with four performances. Other attractions will include the UPMC sports zone, medical make-believe, indoor rides, a toddler play area, princess pavilion and the creative corner.

Ticket prices are $9 for adults, $6 for children ages 3 to 11. Those 2 and under are admitted free. Tickets will be available at the convention center the day of the event. For details, visit the Children's Web site at www.chp.edu .

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