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ASTRO BOY STLFriday, September 18, 2009
BALLOON GLOW — Central Field– 7:00pm to 8:30pm

The Balloon Glow offers spectators a breathtaking view of inflated balloons lighted by their burners. Get up close and walk around the balloons. Refreshments and Food are available. The event will conclude with a fireworks display beginning at approximately 9pm.

You can meet ASTRO BOY tonight at the Great Forest Park Balloon Glow at the Wehrenberg Balloon from 7-8pm. Watch the “ASTRO BOY” HD Trailer below.

Saturday, September 19, 2009
BALLOON RACE — Central Field– 12:00pm to 6:30pm

Spend your day in beautiful Forest Park and help celebrate the 20th Birthday of the Energizer Bunny. The Purina Children’s Entertainment area is filled with pony rides, games, and other activities for kids. The Entertainment Stage features a variety of local talent. During the Photo contest the public can enter the balloon field and take pictures of their favorite balloons. Prizes will be awarded for the best photographs. The Skydiving Team performs and lands in the center of the launch field. The race begins when the Energizer Bunny Balloon takes off ahead of the pack. 70 “hound” balloons then launch in pursuit. The balloon dropping a birdseed baggie closest to the Energizer Bunny Balloon will be declared the winner.

ASTRO BOY will be walking around forest park before the balloon race from 3-4:30pm.

ASTRO BOY comes out on Friday, October 23rd and is rated PG. For more information, check out the official website at


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