Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Date: Saturday, October 29, 2011
Location: Lake Vista Park
Cost: FREE admission
Info: (727) 346-8598; Website
St. Petersburg Quakers (The Religious Society of Friends) is hosting the 2011 Circus McGurkis, The People’s Fair, on Saturday, October 29. This fair has been taking place since 1971, when it was started by a dedicated group of peace activists during the Vietnam War. Circus McGurkis features arts, crafts, music and games with a special focus on activities for children and families.
Children’s activities include:
— “Peace” craft making: 10 a.m.
— Birthday cake decorating (40th Anniversary cake for Circus McGurkis!): 10:30 a.m.
— Peace drumming with Drum Quest: 11:30 a.m.
— Birthday cake celebration for Circus McGurkis!: 12 p.m.
— Mint planting with Jai Hambly of Organic Living (and children can take some home!): 1 p.m.
— Story telling with Lynn Carol Henderson: 2 p.m.
Lake Vista Park
1401 62nd Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33705