FRINGE SPECIAL EVENTS FRINGE KICKOFF Centennial Square Thu. Aug 28 1 pm BIGGEST OPENING NIGHT OF THE YEAR Fringe Club Thu. Aug 28 9 pm - 1 am Free opening night celebration! Join us at the Fringe Club for the year's biggest schmooze. FRINGEKIDS WEEKEND! Market Square Aug.30&31 Noon - 4 pm The Fringe throws its fourth annual party especially for kids! Jugglers, bubbles, face-painting, storytellers, take home crafts and lots of stuff to do and win. Highlights include: Saturday at 12:30 - Mad Science! at 2:00 - Seattle's Theatre Simple "The Elephant Child!" Sunday, bounce in a rubber room! and check out puppets and magic with Garry Gumboot at 1:30 Totally free! MACHOMER Conference Centre Thu. Sept. 4 10:30pm A Fringe Benefit performance... ONE SHOW ONLY! Montreal impressionist Rick Miller's fast-paced, funky version of Shakesphere's tragedy featuring dead-on voices for over 50 Simpsons' characters! At the Conference Centre Theatre, 720 Douglas St., behind the Empress hotel... all seats $12, available in advance at the Fringe Info tent. HOT FRINGE SUNDAY Market Square Sun. Sept. 7 8:30 pm Everyone's welcome to our closing party bash under the stars featuring two cool scoops of dance music with Wunderbread and Edmonton's Hookahman! Only $8! (No VISA button required for this event). Must have ID for Beverage Garden.