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210. Carnival Happens! 27th Annual Grove School Carnival Opens Friday

210. Carnival Happens! 27th Annual Grove School Carnival Opens Friday

Home Newsroom 210. Carnival Happens! 27th Annual Grove School Carnival Opens Friday

The 27th annual Grove Avenue Elementary School Carnival opens in Barrington this Friday and, if you have kids, this is one summer event you DO NOT want to MISS!  Volunteers with the school’s PTO have planned a great event to benefit school programs and the theme this year is CARNIVAL HAPPENS :)!

Grove Ave. Carnival, September 13, 14 & 15
Grove Ave. Carnival, September 13, 14 & 15

For the first time, they’ll have a photo booth at this year’s event and all of your favorite carnival activities will be back!

Grove Ave. School Carnival, September 13, 14 & 15
Grove Ave. School Carnival, September 13, 14 & 15

They’ll have face painting, games and rides like the Motorbikes and Dragon Train for little ones.

Grove Ave School Carnival in Barrington - September 13, 14, 15, 2013
Grove Ave School Carnival in Barrington – September 13, 14, 15, 2013

Plus the popular big kid rides will be back like the Yo Yo Swings, the Tilt-a-Whirl and the Super Shot.

Super Shot at Grove Ave. School Carnival
Super Shot at Grove Ave. School Carnival

In addition to the rides, there will be games, prizes, live music, dance performances and great carnival food including Noodles & Co. mac ‘n cheese, pizza, chicken breasts, salad w/dressings, Starbucks coffee, funnel cake, cotton candy and much more!

All are invited to Carnival Happens at the Grove School campus (908 S. Grove in Barrington).  Here are the dates, times and a look at the schedule of events…

Friday, September 13: 5 to 10 pm

5:00 to 5:30 pm   Wager Family DJ
5:30 to 6:00 pm  Cake Walk
6:00 to 6:30 pm  Bataille Academie of the Danse Performs
6:45 to 7:00 pm  Wager Family DJ
7:00 to 7:30 pm  Epic Cheerleading
7:30 to 8:00 pm  Grassroots & Rockstar 101
8:00 to 9:00 pm  White Shadow Performs
9:00 to 10:00 pm  Wager Family DJ

Saturday, September 14: 12 to 10 pm

12:00 to 1:00 pm  Wager Family DJ
1:00 to 2:00 pm  W. Kiim Taekwondo
2:00 to 3:00 pm  Tiger Koo
3:00 to 3:30 pm  Language Stars Activities
3:30 to 4:00 pm  Wager Family DJ
4:00 to 5:00 pm  Cake Walk
5:00 to 6:00 pm  Wager Family DJ
6:00 to 7:00 pm  Cake Walk
7:00 to 8:00 pm  The Road Not Taken performs
8:00 pm to 9:00 pm Argyle Season performs
9:00 to 10:00 pm  Wager Family DJ

Sunday, September 15: 12 to 5 pm

12:00 to 12:30 pm  Wager Family DJ
12:30 to 1:30 pm  Cake Walk
1:30 to 2:00 pm  Wager Family DJ
2:00 to 2:30 pm  Language Stars Activity
4:00 to 5:00 pm  Wager Family DJ

You can purchase a 1-day wristband for $30 (unlimited rides from 12-4 on Sat & Sun) or a 2-day wristband for $45 (unlimited rides from 12-4 on Sat & Sun).  If you would prefer to buy tickets a 22 ticket sheet costs $20 and the individual ticket price is $1.25.

Grove Ave School Carnival - September 13, 14 & 15
Grove Ave School Carnival – September 13, 14 & 15

So much fun planned and for such a great cause!  Funds raised during Grove Ave School’s annual carnival pay for programs like these:

*  Grove’s yearly reading program celebration which helps to foster a love of reading for Grove students
*  Daybook and magazine subscriptions for the teachers to use as classroom enrichment
*  New and updated technology for the classrooms when requested and/or needed
*  10% of Grove Carnival’s annual budgeted income is donated back to the community, as well as student-involved charitable programs

To keep up with the latest updates and photos from the Grove Ave. School Carnival in Barrington, visit their Facebook page at Facebook.com/GroveAveSchoolCarnival.

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