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Livingston Manor alive with birds of prey


September 27, 2012

LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY —Livingston Manor’s first Birds of Prey Day will be held Saturday, September 29 at the Livingston Manor Central School (LMCS). The event is hosted by falconer Peter Chiavaro, a resident of Livingston Manor. Dozens of bird of prey will be on hand, including falcons, hawks and owls.

The public is invited to get close to the birds throughout the day. An outdoor tent will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Demonstrations will be held in the LMCS gymnasium at 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. A flying event will be held at 1 p.m.

Craft and food vendors also will be on the grounds and many businesses on and around Main Street will offer special events for Birds of Prey Day.

Tickets cost $3. Funds raised will benefit low-income families of the LMSD.

Visit www.livingstonmanor.org.