May Fair 2013

Please join us this Saturday, May 4th, for our annual May Fair! This year will be a fairytale celebration, and we welcome you to dress as elves, gnomes, and fairies. Our many festivities will take place from 11am-4pm on our school grounds and in our main building located at 201 S. Winebiddle St., Pittsburgh, PA 15224.  Admission is $5 per person with a $25 family cap. Children 3 years and younger are free. Admission includes 5 free tickets to be used for different activities. While some seating will be available, we encourage families to bring a blanket to sit on.

ENTRANCE FEE: $5 per person, with a $25 family cap. All children age three and under are free. Each paid entrance includes five tickets for children’s entertainment.

ENTERTAINMENT: In addition to the May Pole, we will have four wonderful crafts (gnomes, fairy tale mobiles, Ooblek and felted fireballs), games, face painting, hair braiding, a bounce house, a marionette performance, and demonstrations by the Allegheny County Mounted Police.

 VOLUNTEER: We are still in need of volunteers to make the fair a success. If you haven’t already, please go to the May Fair online signup sheet.  (First enter your name and email address in the blue shaded area; then check the time slot you want). All volunteer shifts are two hours.  Lots of fun jobs are available.  If you are unable to open the link above, please copy and paste the following address into your browser’s address bar: http://www.jooners.com/guest?utm_campaign=invites&utm_medium=email&utm_source=web&l=72ce5344-7279-4357-ae43-436375304e68

BAKED GOODS: Please drop off nut-free baked goods on Friday afternoon or Sat morning in the auditorium.

PICNIC LUNCH: Gourmet boxed lunches (chicken, vegetarian, allergy/gluten free) will be on sale.  Please bring a blanket or lawn chairs to sit on outside and enjoy a wonderful picnic lunch. There will be limited seating inside.

AUCTION: Thanks for all of the donations! Please take a minute to peruse many of the exciting items up for auction (PDF here).  Remember to bring your checkbooks; there are many fun items on which to bid!

DRESS-UP: The theme of this year’s May Fair is “Springtime Fairytale.”  You are invited to dress up (ideas: gnome, fairy, elf, knight, royalty).  Fairy wands and wings and prince crowns will be on sale for $2.50 each.

FLOWERS AND VEGETABLES: The Urban Gardener will be selling flowers and vegetables.  WSP will receive 20% of proceeds.

PARKING: We have a “non-enforcement” variance for parking on S. Winebiddle Street, Coral Street, and S. Evaline Street between 10am – 5pm.  These are the safe streets to park on Saturday.  Up until 10:30 am on Saturday, you may enter the school parking lot; but please DO NOT PARK IN THE FACULTY PARKING.  Volunteers may park in the gravel parking lot.  Otherwise, please park on the street.

If you have any questions regarding May Fair please direct them to Alissa Miller at Steelers36GMen56@aol.com

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