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Groups sought for Trout Parade


May 12, 2011

LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — Participants are sought for the eighth annual Trout Parade, scheduled for Saturday, June 11 on Main Street in Livingston Manor. From 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. there will be activities including an arts and crafts fair, specialty foods from local vendors and children’s activities, and discounts and special offers from participating merchants.

The parade itself will step off at 1 p.m., led by the 2011 Grand Marshal Ramsay Adams, executive director of Catskill Mountainkeeper. He will be followed by a wide variety of music, entertainment and floats representing local businesses, organizations and performance groups from this area and beyond. Early entries in the parade include antique and classic cars from the Any Make * Any Model Car Club, the larger than life puppets of Catskill Puppet Theater and Bud Wertheim’s Giant Brook Trout.

The first Trout Parade Marching Band Competition will be sponsored by Arts at The Laundry King, with a grand prize of $ 1,000, second prize of $500 and third prize of $250. School groups, community groups and any merry making marching group is welcome. For information on the band competition call 607/498-4389.

Visit www.troutparade.com or call 845/436-4227.