Juggler's World: Vol. 43, No. 4



Jan. 25
Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania
Mr. E's 11th Annual Drexel Hill Juggle will be held from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. at Drexel Hill Middle School in the Philadelphia suburbs. The day's events will include food, games, videos, contests and a show. For a map or more information, contact Jackie Erickson; 3709 Spring Garden St.; Philadelphia, PA 19104. Call 215/853-4580 (o) or 222-3976 (h).

Jan. 31 - Feb. 2
Atlanta, Georgia
The Atlanta Jugglers Association will host the 14th Annual Groundhog Day Jugger's Festival. Competitions, public shows, parties in a location to be announced. Contact Charles Shapiro; 3366 Rockbridge Rd.; Avondale Estates GA 30015; 404/296-2020 or Toni Shifalo 404/373-7175.

Feb. 8-9
Charleston, Illinois
The Eastern Illinois University Juggling Club hosts its second annual Juggling Extravaganza! Festivities will be at McAfee Gym on the campus, and feature open juggling, a public show, games and a party. Contact Mike Thomason; 708 4th St.; Charleston IL 61920; 217/348-8009; or Troy Roark 581-3537.

Feb. 9-16
Pahoa, Hawaii
The Eighth Hawaiian Vaudeville Festival will be held on the big island of Hawaii. Contact Hawaii's Volcano Circus; Box 4524; Pahoa HI 96778; 808/965-8756.

Feb. 29 - March 1
Blacksburg, Va.
The juggling club at VPI presents its first Leap Day Juggling Festival. The festival will be in Memorial Gym on the VPI campus from 10-10 on Saturday and 10-6 on Sunday. Contact Chris Long; 210 Prices Fork Rd. #8; Blacksburg VA 24060; 703/552-6073.

April 3-5
Tallahassee, Florida
The Sixth Annual April Fools Juggling Festival is sponsored by the Tallahassee Juggler's Club at Tully Gym on the FSU campus. Public show on Sunday. Contact John Kilgo; PO Box 60603; Tallahassee FL 32313; 904/644-5392 or 893-8469. Jay Schroer 904/222-3364.

April 10-11
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
The annual Winnipeg Juggling Festival will feature as special guest this year Laura Green. The festival will be held at Kildonan East High School, 845 Concordia Rd., and registration is $12. Contact Perry Rubenfeld; 474 Enniskillen Ave.; Winnipeg, Manitoba; Canada R2V0J4. Call 204/586-5785 (h).

April 10-12
Columbia, Missouri
The Y's Jugglers will hold the 11th Annual Jugglefest at the University of Missouri. As always, there is no registration fee, and activities will include workshops, a free public stage show, parade, picnic, prize raffles, parties and open juggling. Contact Y's Jugglers; c/o University YMCA; A022 Brady Commons; Columbia MO 65211; 314/882-1550; or Rob Eubanks; 21 Stafford Hall-UMC; Columbia MO 65201.

April 10-12
Portland, Oregon
The soon-to-be Portland IJA affiliate will host its first juggling festivals, with hopes of attracting some "big names" to put in an appearance. Contact Stuart Celarier; PO Box 82842; Portland OR 97828-0842; 503/236-9386; celarier@reed.edu.

April 24-26 (Tentative)
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Jugglers Anonymous will host the 12th annual Sir Isaac Newton Memorial Juggling Festival in Trinity Park United Methodist Church on the corner of Putnam and Short streets, and Sunday at a park pavilion. For information, send SASE and be patient. Hours are Friday 5-10; Saturday 8 a.m.-midnight and Sunday 10-3. Contact Jugglers Anonymous at 1655 Wells; Fort Wayne, IN 46808-3281. Leave a message on the machine from 10-4 at 219/482-5217 or after 5 p.m. at 219/426-1655.

April 25
Rochester, New York
The 15th Annual Rochester Institute of Technology Spring Juggle-In will be sponsored by the Rochester Juggling Club and RIT Recreation Dept. Events include workshops, videotapes and a juggling equipment raffle. Contact Greg Moss; 479 Manse Lane; Rochester, NY 14625; 716/475-2610 (o) or 671-1143 (h).

June 13-14
Reading, Pennsylvania
The Reading Juggler's Club will hold its first annual June Jugglefest at the Reading High School Gym. Open gym juggling begins at noon both days, with workshops and a Saturday evening show planned. All activities are free and open to the public. Contact Dave Bause; 246 King St.; Pottstown PA 19464; 215/326-7456 or Guy Gresh at 215/367-7926 or Jim Stilianos at 215/374-7150.

June 16-20
Ithaca, New York
The Laugh-Makers Variety Arts Conference and Kidshow College will be on the campus of Ithaca College. Contact Laugh-Makers at PO Box 160; Syracuse NY 13215; 315/492-4523.

June 19-21
Omaha, Nebraska
The I Think It Rolled Under The Couch: A Nebraska Juggling Club, sponsors the Flatland Juggling Festival. Contact Jek Kelly; 5120 Jackson; Omaha NE 68106; 402/558-6666.

July 21-26
Montreal, Canada
The IJA's 45th Annual Festival will be on the campus of McGill University in downtown Montreal. Contact Ginny Rose; PO Box 122; Montague MA 01351; 413/367-9398.

Aug. 20-24
Banyoles, Spain
The 15th European Juggling Association convention will be in the small Catalunyan town of Banyoles. Contact Sue Hunt; La Costa de Pedrinya; Besalu 17850; Spain; 011-34-725-91005.

Sept. 21-23
Ann Arbor, Michigan
The Midwest Variety Arts Festival will be on the campus of the University of Michigan. Contact Paul Kyprie; 650 Hidden Valley Apt. 315; Ann Arbor MI 48104; 313/994-0368.

Festivals / Index, Vol. 43, No. 4 / jis@juggling.org
© 1996 Juggling Information Service. All Rights Reserved.