June 1, 2002
Molly Shore AIRPORT DISTRICT -- A carnival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at Providencia Elementary School ushers in the start of the summer season. Traditional carnival games, face painting, button making, temporary tattoos and spin art will keep children amused. Hot dogs, hamburgers, cotton candy, snow cones and drinks will appease hungry appetites. To win gift baskets, tickets -- at 50 cents apiece -- can be put in the container next to the basket of choice.
May 18, 2002
Maya Kukes SOUTH SAN FERNANDO DISTRICT -- A trip to anywhere in the world is just one of the items up for bid at a silent auction fund-raiser for First Lutheran Church and School today. The event includes a carnival with games like basketball and ring toss. A quarter will gain admission to a "bounce house." Food, including hot dogs, hamburgers, lemon bars, brownies, cookies and cakes will be for sale. Children can also participate in arts and crafts projects and have their faces painted.
April 20, 2002
Maya Kukes NORTHWEST DISTRICT -- The playground at Thomas Edison Elementary School will be transformed into a carnival today. The theme of the carnival is "An American Adventure." Participants are invited to take a virtual trip around the country, playing games, winning prizes and making crafts. Food and drinks will be available, in addition to a bake sale and cake walk. There will also be music and a variety of entertainment. The carnival will from from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Edison Elementary School, 2110 W. Chestnut St. The playground is on Keystone Street.
October 31, 2001
Gary Moskowitz BURBANK VILLAGE -- Several thousand Burbank residents attended the Burbank International Children's Film Festival carnival Saturday and Sunday in the Burbank Village. Chris Shoemaker, executive director of the annual film festival, said the carnival was a chance for Burbank families to come together and celebrate the community they call home. "It was marvelous, because families came and spent time together," Shoemaker said. "At one point, I looked out and saw a kiddie train ride full of mothers and children, all of different ethnic backgrounds, and it was beautiful."
December 15, 1999
Paul Clinton MEDIA DISTRICT WEST -- Warner Bros. opened one of its back lots Sunday to children from Southland charities and community groups for carnival games, food and rides. Children from three Burbank groups -- Boys and Girls Club of Burbank, YMCA of Burbank and Burbank Outreach Center -- were among those tossing softballs at milk bottles, wolfing down hot dogs and frolicking with Bugs Bunny. There was even a Ferris wheel. Studio chairman and CEO Barry Meyer said he was pleased with the carnival's success.