Free Event: Ardmore’s The Big Dig – Free Family Construction-Themed Carnival

Create, build, dig and play during Ardmore’s Big Dig!

Pre-Register for this FREE event here:!

Ardmore Initiative, pucciManuli, Lulu’s Casita, One Ardmore Place and Harkins Builders invite kids of all ages to a free family-friendly construction carnival on Cricket Avenue and at the future home of One Ardmore Place.

The fun-filled morning designed by child-experts will allow participants to tour a live construction site and touch and take photos with large-scale construction equipment including dump trucks and excavators.

A series of build, dig and learn stations will be set up to challenge and develop the building skills of youngsters:

Touch-A-Truck – Guests will have the opportunity to see and touch some of their favorite big trucks and heavy machinery up close, as well as meet some of the operators of this equipment. Vehicles on display to include two excavators, a skid steer and a dump truck.

Diggin’ Dirt Sensory Station – Little ones will have an opportunity to dig their own holes using dirt from the construction site and operate small toy construction vehicles.

Build-A-Building – Children of all ages will have the opportunity to test their construction skills using various construction methods and techniques. Building materials will be supplied, including toothpicks/marshmallows, red cardboard bricks, various sized cardboard boxes and more.

Dump Truck Cookie Decorating – Kids will have the opportunity to decorate their own dump truck cookie, provided by Viking Pastries (located at 39 Cricket Avenue, across from One Ardmore Place)

Imagination Playground Building Blocks – Lulu’s Casita will bring over their big, blue imagination building blocks kids can use to build and stack with.

Build-Your-Own-Snack – Kids will be given a small construction lunchbox to fill with various snacks including mini donuts (to resemble wheels), pretzel rods, pirate’s booty and more!

All families that attend will be entered in a special drawing to win special construction-themed prizes:

• Family four-pack of tickets to Diggerland
• $100 gift certificate to Lulu’s Casita
• $100 in pucciManula to pucciManuli
• Construction gear from Harkins Builders
• $100 Gift Certificate to McCloskeys

Ardmore’s Big Dig will start at 9:00am sharp. The first stop for arriving guests is pucciManuli (35 Cricket Avenue) where children will receive a complimentary hard hat, construction swag bag and “blueprints” for the day and will register for the Big Dig giveaway. Next will be tours of the construction site and a series of activity stations. Free giveaways will include DIY decorative stickers, construction site access lanyard, construction tote bag, coloring sheet and crayons, and construction tattoos.

All families entering the site will be required to wear closed-toe shoes and sign release forms. All minors will be required to be accompanied by a parent or guardian while on the construction site. Closed toed shoes are required (no sandals)!

Swag bags are available to the first 300 people that check-in on the morning of the event.

In the event of rain, Ardmore’s Big Dig will be held on Sunday, June 25, 2017.

Ardmore’s Big Dig is organized and presented by Ardmore Initiative, pucciManuli and Lulu’s Casita, with support from One Ardmore Place, Harkins Builders and Viking Pastries.

For any additional information, visit or call 610-645-0540.

Pre-Register for this FREE event here:!

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