Houston Children’s Festival

Corbin Bleu, the hot young star of High School Musical, will be at the Houston Children’s Festival, the largest children’s outdoor event in the country. If you’ve never seen High School Musical (what planet are you from?), there’s a slew of other entertainment to enjoy, including singing group PureNRG, costumed characters Flumpa & Friends, children’s theater, jump rope teams, acrobats, jugglers and wiener dog races. Altogether, there are five stages, ten Adventure Zones and more than 350 activities planned. The fun continues from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. today and tomorrow. Tranquility Park and the surrounding area, 400 Rusk. For more information, visit www.houstonchildrensfestival.com. Admission is $5 to $8.
Sat., April 5, 10:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; Sun., April 6, 10:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m., 2008
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