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Posted on: October 21, 2013

[ARCHIVED] Town of Babylon to Host 15th Annual Hispanic Heritage Festival


Babylon Town Supervisor Rich Schaffer has announced that the Department of Human Services will be hosting the 15th Annual Hispanic Heritage Festival on Saturday, October 26th from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the Town Hall Annex on Phelps Lane in North Babylon. Admission to the festival is free of charge and the event will be held rain or shine.

This year’s event will feature cultural displays, family activities and pumpkin picking, as well as food, games and music. There will also be special performances by the Copiague High School Spanish Club and the Madrigal Choir. At the festival the Town of Babylon will be honoring Priscilla Zarate-Valencia of the Brentwood Union Free School District for her work as an educator and her commitment to advancing cultural diversity through bilingual education. Also being honored is the Gerald J. Ryan Outreach Center, a not-for-profit organization that provides food, clothing and educational services to those in need in the Wyandanch community.

For more information on the event, please contact the Department of Human Services at (631) 422-7642.

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