The Baby and Family Expo will offer parents, babies, toddlers, 'tweens, teens, prospective parents and grandparents products and services from over 150 exhibitors.

There will be a full house of fun available ' with 3200 square feet of inflatable bounces and slides at the Play Park, along with the Jingle Bell Express train, and a Diaper Derby.

There will also be entertainment on the hour featuring a Ronald McDonald magic show, singers, dancers and the nationally renowned Thunderbolts Production Unit. All of that plus a host of costume characters, artists and other entertainers guarantee a weekend of family fun.

You can enter to win a year's worth of groceries valued at $2600 from Redner's Markets, along with tickets to Finding Nemo on Ice from Y-102, as well as many gift items from other Expo sponsors and exhibitors.

Redner's Markets, headquartered in Reading, PA, is the title sponsor of the event and will be providing a variety of product samples from the most popular brands carried in their 40+ store locations in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New York. Media sponsorship for the Baby & Family

Expo encompasses the area's leading print, television, radio and cable outlets including WFMZ-TV, CN8-The Comcast Network, Rock Hits Y-102, Radio Disney, Berks Mont Newspapers and the Lehigh Valley News Group.

The Reading Hospital and Medical Center is sponsoring the Baby & Family Expo's Nursing & Changing Pavilion. Safe Kids Pennsylvania will be performing free car seat safety checks in the parking lot of the Greater Reading Expo Center on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., while the Berks County Sheriff's Department will offer their ID ME Child Identification Card Program in the Berks Mont Newspapers pavilion.

From 1994 until 2006, Montgomery Newspapers produced the highly successful Genuardi's Baby and Toddler Expo at the Fort Washington Expo Center in suburban Philadelphia, which was the Philadelphia area's largest public show dedicated to babies, toddlers and their parents. In 2006 over twenty thousand people attended. The Baby and Toddler Expo was honored by the Suburban Newspapers of America as Best Community Event in 2005, 2006 and 2007.

Show hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday. Ticket prices are $8 for adults, $5 for children (3-12) and seniors (55+). Babies two and under will be admitted free. Advance discount tickets ($6.00 for adults, $4.00 for children) will be available at area Redner's Markets locations. For updated Expo information visit online at www.rednersbabyandfamilyexpo.com.

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