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Jul 14, 2011
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Weekend Planner: Global Fusion Festival

Weekend Planner: Global Fusion Festival

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Join MetroKids this Saturday, July 16 for Philly's largest one-day festival.

The free Global Fusion Festival at Penn's Landing in Phila. features entertainment from noon till night, with R&B singers (including Grammy award-winning Estelle), rappers, hip-hop artists and Latin musicians.

Head to Children's Carnival City at the Festival for free family activities. Take hip-hop and salsa dancing lessons, have your face painted and interact with animals from the Philadelphia Zoo on Wheels. There will also be storytelling and a traveling history museum. Look for MetroKids in Children's Carnival City, where you can pick up a copy our July issue, enter for a chance to win tickets to The Franklin Institute and make a kids' craft.

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Stephanie Halinski is calendar editor of MetroKids.

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