Denise Perez walks her kids, Zachary Kurtis, 6, in his Angry Birds hat, right, and Alyssa Kurtis, 5, left, through Big Hat Days in Old Town Clovis, Saturday morning, April 14, 2012. Keeping track of kids at crowded events like Big Hat Days can be scary for parents. Here are some tips for managing kids at festivals and amusement parks.
Denise Perez walks her kids, Zachary Kurtis, 6, in his Angry Birds hat, right, and Alyssa Kurtis, 5, left, through Big Hat Days in Old Town Clovis, Saturday morning, April 14, 2012. Keeping track of kids at crowded events like Big Hat Days can be scary for parents. Here are some tips for managing kids at festivals and amusement parks. JOHN WALKER THE FRESNO BEE
Denise Perez walks her kids, Zachary Kurtis, 6, in his Angry Birds hat, right, and Alyssa Kurtis, 5, left, through Big Hat Days in Old Town Clovis, Saturday morning, April 14, 2012. Keeping track of kids at crowded events like Big Hat Days can be scary for parents. Here are some tips for managing kids at festivals and amusement parks. JOHN WALKER THE FRESNO BEE

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