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Oyster Festival, Huge Crowds Coming To Town

TOBAY NOTEBOOK: The annual waterfront celebration will have new exhibits and draw giant crowds.

The annual Oyster Festival is sailing into town next weekend along with thousands of people. (File photo)
The annual Oyster Festival is sailing into town next weekend along with thousands of people. (File photo)

The 30th annual Oyster Festival comes to the waterfront of Oyster Bay next weekend and, with it, will come giant crowds. 

The rain or shine event is set for next Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 19-20 and is expected to draw more than 200,000 people from all over. The event is considered one of the biggest waterfront festivals of its kind along the East Coast. 

Several new exhibits and attractions will be showcased at the festival along with the usual assortment of  food court,

Town Hosting Family Fall and Halloween Festival

Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto invites residents and their families to the town's fifth annual Family Fall & Halloween Festival, set for Saturday, Oct. 26.

This one is set for 1 p.m.-4 p.m. at Marjorie R. Post Park, at the corner of Unqua and Merrick Roads, in Massapequa. An earlier fall festival was held in Syosset.

Halloween crafts, a hayride, bouncies, games, apple cider and popcorn will be available. The event is being held rain or shine. For more information on the festival, call the CAPA Division at 797-7925 or visit the Town’s Web site, www.oysterbaytown.com.

“I hope you come down and enjoy the Town’s Annual Family Fall & Halloween Festival,” Supervisor Venditto said. “This will be a fun day to spend with the family at one of our beautiful Town parks.”

Oyster Bay Residents Invited to Learn to Skate

Town of Oyster Bay residents are invited to “Learn to Skate” this winter by registering for skating lessons at the Town of Oyster Bay’s Ice Skating Center in Bethpage.

“Skating lessons for people of all ages take place at our rink throughout the year,” said Councilman Chris Coschignano.

Registration for Series 2 (Nov. 3-Dec. 21) begins Oct. 20. Those interested can register at the rink, online (www.TheRinx.com) or by phone (516) 797-4126.


tj October 13, 2013 at 05:51 AM
apple fest in milllneck is better


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