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FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., May 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The only full-line hobby show on the East Coast arrives at the Fort Washington Expo Center on May 19. For three days, The East Coast Hobby Show will feature the the latest, greatest, newest and fastest games, gadgets and gizmos hobby manufacturers have to offer.

Sponsored by McDonald's, Discovery Zone, Learning Curve Toys, Montgomery Newspapers and radio stations WYSP and WWDB, The East Coast Hobby Show offers chills, thrills and amazing feats of engineering and technology. There's something for everyone. Children will thrill to Thomas The Tank Engine, the now familiar character from the award winning PBS PBS
 in full Public Broadcasting Service

Private, nonprofit U.S. corporation of public television stations. PBS provides its member stations, which are supported by public funds and private contributions rather than by commercials, with educational, cultural,
 program "Shining Time Station Shining Time Station was an American spin-off of Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends series, although it was co-created by Britt Allcroft and Rick Siggelkow. The series was produced by The Britt Allcroft Company and Quality Family Entertainment in New York. ." Adults can live a fantasy by DRIVING the Western Auto Chevrolet Monte Carlo The Chevrolet Monte Carlo was an American mid-size car. Originally introduced by Chevrolet for the 1970 model year (as competition with the Ford Thunderbird), it has gone through six generations as of 2007.  Race Car simulator, an interactive NASCAR race car. Philadelphia-area scouts are in for a special treat as over 7,000 will be the guests of show sponsor Bachmann Industries, Inc., Friday night.

The East Coast Hobby Show hours are:
    Friday, May 19     9 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Trade & Media
                       6 p.m. - 9 p.m.  Scouts & Media
    Saturday, May 20   9 a.m. - 6 p.m.  Trade, Public & Media
    Sunday, May 21     9 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Trade, Public & Media

The East Coast Hobby Show offers hobby enthusiasts a world of wonder and invention. Special guests, surprise events, activities galore, fun cars and a play center are just a few more reasons not to miss The East Coast Hobby Show at the Fort Washington Expo Center. Admission is just $7.00 for Adults and $3.00 for Children. A portion of the proceeds from the challenge events will be donated to The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is one of the largest and oldest children's hospitals in the world. "CHOP" has been ranked as the best children's hospital in the United States by U.S. News & World Report and Child Magazine in recent years. .

The East Coast Hobby Show is a production of Pressman Communications, Inc.

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/CONTACT: Scott Pressman of Pressman Communications, 215-672-8880/

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