Animal Planet fun day

A full day of fun for the whole family (including the family's cats and dogs), the Animal Planet Expo comes to Chester County's Hibernia Park this Saturday. Get your face painted to look like your favorite animal, check out the insects in the Bug House, climb to the top of Spider Mountain, enjoy attractions such as a moon bounce, obstacle course, and a giant slide. Play animal-themed carnival games or enjoy a variety of stage shows. Visit with the mascots and live animals (some are available for adoption). Jeff Corwin will also make an appearance (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.). Pets should be kept on leashes at all times. For more information, visit

or call the park at 610-383-3812.

Date:

Saturday

Time:

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location:

Hibernia County Park, Park Road and Cedar Knoll Road, Coatesville

Fee:

Free

Off to see the 'Wizard'

It's a movie you can enjoy again and again.

The Wizard of Oz

, the American classic film about Dorothy and Toto's adventure in Oz, will be shown at the Colonial Theatre Saturday. Everyone can relate to Dorothy's universal desire to find her way back home, and the cast of colorful characters are fun to meet along the way. Call 610-917-1228 for more information.

Date:

Saturday

Time:

2 p.m.

Location:

Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville

Fee:

$4

Celebrate 49 dog years

Braxton's Animal Works is throwing a party to celebrate its 490th Dog Year Birthday, which they say equals about 70 human years. The celebration will feature face-painting, magic show, silly animal tricks, a police dog investigation demo, live music with Steppin' Out and a visit with a certain Big Red Dog. Family pets are welcome to join the fun. Call 610-688-0769 or visit

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Date:

Saturday

Time:

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Location:

Braxton's Animal Works, 620 W. Lancaster Ave. (corner of Route 30 and Sugartown Road), Wayne

Fee:

Free

Family fun film night

Voted the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences' best animated film in 2008,

Ratatouille

is the tale of Remy, a restaurant rat with discerning taste for fine dining and a dream of becoming a French chef. He befriends Linguini, the restaurant's garbage boy, and lives out his culinary dream by hiding his identity and having Linguini take the credit for his delectable creations. For more information, call the Lansdowne Recreation Department at 610-284-1493.

Date:

Saturday

Time:

8:30 p.m.

Location:

Hoffman Park, on Scottdale Road (between Baltimore Pike and Lansdowne Avenue), Lansdale

Fee:

Free

New Orleans concert

Bring the kids to celebrate the sounds of Dixieland jazz at a free concert performed by Dixieland Express. The group's concerts usually involve six pieces and feature familiar Dixieland hits like "When the Saints Go Marching In," "Bill Bailey," "St. Louis Blues," and "Tiger Rag" in the traditional New Orleans style. Call 610-273-9333 for more information.

Date:

Friday

Time:

7:30 p.m.

Location:

Tel Hai Retirement Community, off Beaver Dam Road, Honey Brook

Fee:

Free