Town Hosting Annual Hispanic Heritage Festival This Saturday

Annual festival is open to the public to celebrate hispanic heritage.

Credit: Patch file photo.
Credit: Patch file photo.
The Town of Babylon Department of Human Services will host the 15th annual Hispanic Hertiage Festival this Saturday in North Babylon.

The annual celebration will take place at the Town Hall Annex on Phelps Lane and kick-off at 11 a.m.

The town will honor Brentwood School District educator Priscilla Zarate-Valencia for her commitment to advancing cultural diversity through the use of bilingual education. The Gerald J. Ryan Outreach Center will also be honored by the town for their work providing food, clothing and education to those in need in Wyandanch.

The event is expected to feature cultural displays, family activities and pumpkin picking, as well as food, games and music.

Live entertainment will be provided by the Madrigal Choir and a performance by the Copiague High School Spanish Club.

Admission to the festival is free. The event will be held rain or shine.


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