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Feb. 2, 2010
Vol. 40, No. 26

For more information contact Barbara Woodford, Alapocas Run and Wilmington State Parks, 302-577-7020; or Necia Beck, Delaware State Parks 302-739-9175,

2010 Summer Fun and Education Fair at the Blue Ball Barn

Alapocas Run State Park hosts its second Summer Fun and Education Fair at the Blue Ball Barn on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010.  The fair, which runs from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., gives families information about fun learning opportunities for the summer.  All ages are welcome at this free event sponsored by the Tower Hill School. 

Dozens of local summer camps, educational groups, sports clubs and nearby parks and playgrounds will be represented at the event.  Programs offered by several vendors will take place throughout the day, including a live animal show by The Brandywine Zoo.  The day will end with a drawing for prizes donated by local camps and clubs. 

A camp guide that includes information about each vendor and helpful tips for the summer will be available for each visitor.  More information is available from the Wilmington State Parks office at 302-577-7020.

The historic Blue Ball Barn, which houses the Delaware State Parks Folk Art Collection, is conveniently located at the intersection of Rt. 202 and I-95. It’s part of Alapocas Run State Park, one of Delaware’s newest parks featuring multi-use trails Alapocas Run State Park is located off of Route 202 (Concord Pike) and is easily accessible from I-95 and other major roadways.

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