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Saturday: 5th Annual Nanuet Family Festival

The festival will raise money toward the Harold Fogelman Pond at the Outdoor Education Center

 

The is Saturday, June 2 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Nanuet Outdoor Education Center, which is formerly the St. Agatha grounds at 135 convent road, Nanuet. The raindate is June 3

Admission is free and there's on-site parking. The day will begin with Nanuet scouts leading participants in the pledge of allegiance. There will be food, drinks and ice cream for sale. There will be veggie burgers as well. The food concession stand is run by the Nanuet junior class and proceeds will benefit their project graduation in 2013. 

Some of the day's activities include:

  • inflatables for $5 a child
  • dunk tank
  • sports clinics—soccer, lacrosse, basketball
  • VAASA walk-a-thon
  • music
  • historical walk
  • more than 30 local vendors with kid-friendly activities
  • Meet your Nanuet Patch Editor, Kim Tran for some free Patch giveaways

This year, the fundraiser is for the . The Nanuet VAASA students have a special  that will begin at 2 p.m. at the festival. Walkers will read signs educating them on substance abuse, alcohol and smoking. 

The Nanuet OEC is formerly the St. Agatha grounds, so the St. Agatha Alumni organization are also having their reunion at the festival as well. there were more than 100 at the reunion and this year, they will have about the same. 

Also, Victor Castro will be leading people through a historical walk of the St. Agatha grounds. 

Tee-ball games will run hourly most of the day. Deidra Varona Faulcon of Falcon Sports Events, LLC is hosting a few basketball games with foul shooting at noon, hot spot shoot at 1 p.m. and 3-on-3 tournament at 2 p.m.

On the Clarkstown Showmobile stage, there will be kids demonstrating different talents from karate to dance. 

Edith June 02, 2012 at 02:50 AM
How about the free event in Pomona on Sunday at Eugene Levy park?
Kim Tran (Editor) June 02, 2012 at 05:32 AM
Hi Edith, Please let the community know about this free event. Add it (and any other upcoming events you know of) to the Patch calendar. It's super easy and free to do. Just go to the events calendar here—http://nanuet.patch.com/events—and click "Add an Event" Let me know if you have any questions: Kim@patch.com

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