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Publication Date: Friday, May 13, 2005

Thrills Abound for Kids in the Tons of Fun Zone Thrills Abound for Kids in the Tons of Fun Zone (May 13, 2005)

For endless entertainment the whole family will enjoy and the best entertainment value around, don't miss the Kids' Tons of Fun Zone.

Located at the corner of Mercy and Castro, the adventure and excitement for youngsters of all ages will include everything from thrilling amusement rides and virtual reality motion theater to face painting and choo-choo train rides.

It's exciting and it's new, carrying kids and grown-ups, too. Hop on board with "America's Favorite Conductor" Rudy Horak, of KC Kids Events, offering exciting rides on a trackless train. Experience the adventure of a lifetime on Y3k Simulators computerized thrill ride. It combines wind, sound and outlandish motion, all synchronized to a breathtakingly large movie screen.

Classic Amusements' awesome, thrilling offerings are a kid's best friend. The Froghopper is a guaranteed stomach-tickler, taking riders 25 feet in the air and bounce-dropping them like a frog. Their inflatable rides include the monster 30-foot-high Tsunami Tidal Wave Slide and the George of the Jungle Bouncer, where kids can run, jump and bounce with their friends to their hearts' content.

Lisa is the "Pied Piper" of face painters. As an experienced face painter, her famed art is seen on numerous kids' faces at Bay Area events each weekend. Lisa's hand-drawn original designs are individually painted with soft sable brushes using non-toxic quality Krylon paints. Glitter is added for a dramatic sparkle effect. Ask for her signature Unicorn, Batman Mask, or Killer Orca designs!

Boomer's Magic Circus is the place for kids with energy to burn. Their amazing obstacle course has a long tube to crawl through, a cargo net to climb up and down, slides, and various noisemakers including bicycle horns, cowbells and punching bags. For hands-on art, kids can try their hand at several activities presented by the Community School of Music & Arts at the Synopsys tent at California and Castro.

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