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Hannibal Winterfest Snow Softball Winners Donate To Charity

Softball in the Snow, a featured event of Hannibal’s Winterfest held on February 6, was won by the team representing Malone’s Garage in Southwest Oswego.  The team generously donated their winnings to Hannibal’s Dollars for Scholars.  Dollars for Scholars gives cash scholarships to select graduating seniors who have obtained recommendations from three sponsors and have demonstrated scholarship ability and involvement in community service. Doug Malone, left, is shown handing Malone’s Garage Softball in the Snow winnings to Louis Gilbert, representing Hannibal’s Dollars for Scholars organization.  Lowell Newvine, Winterfest Events Coordinator, looks on.

Softball in the Snow, a featured event of Hannibal’s Winterfest held on February 6, was won by the team representing Malone’s Garage in Southwest Oswego. The team generously donated their winnings to Hannibal’s Dollars for Scholars. Dollars for Scholars gives cash scholarships to select graduating seniors who have obtained recommendations from three sponsors and have demonstrated scholarship ability and involvement in community service. Doug Malone, left, is shown handing Malone’s Garage Softball in the Snow winnings to Louis Gilbert, representing Hannibal’s Dollars for Scholars organization. Lowell Newvine, Winterfest Events Coordinator, looks on.

Do This This Weekend: Hannibal’s Winterfest

A scene from the human dogsled competition at a past Hannibal Winterfest.  Photo from the Hannibal Winterfest website.

A scene from the human dogsled competition at a past Hannibal Winterfest. Photo from the Hannibal Winterfest website.

Hannibal celebrates winter this weekend with its annual Winterfest celebration.

There’ll be food, music and crafts, of course, but the big attraction is the list of things you can do or watch outdoors.

Snow softball, the human dogsled races, tug of war, snow sculptures and many other activities will help to make winter fun, at least for a couple of days.

The full schedule of events for Saturday and Sunday is below:

Saturday at Kenney Middle School, 10 am– 4:00 pm:

Craft Show
Kids Craft Corner
Community Informational Booths
Food by Methodist Church
Hannibal Music Boosters

Entertainment by:

Kami’s Dance Studio
Rock’n Readers
Siobhan Smith Rodrigues & the Irish Dances

Softball in the Snow at Cayuga Street ball field

Sunday at Hannibal Municipal Building, Noon – 4:00 pm:

Human Dog Sled Races
Tug of War
Three on Skis
Blindfold Obstacle Race on snowshoes
Snow Sculptures
A Snow Mountain to Climb
Treasure Hunt

Refreshments by The Oswego Valley ATV Club

Prizes
Raffles

Hannibal Winterfest Wants Teams For Snow Softball Tourney

A little snow never stops a true softball enthusiast from enjoying a good game. Pictured are players from last years Hannibal Winterfest.  New softball teams are now forming for the February 6th Winterfest games. For more information go to www.hannibalwinterfest.com, the Hannibal Municipal Building or call 564-7525.

A little snow never stops a true softball enthusiast from enjoying a good game. Pictured are players from last years Hannibal Winterfest. New softball teams are now forming for the February 6th Winterfest games. For more information go to www.hannibalwinterfest.com, the Hannibal Municipal Building or call 564-7525.

Hannibal Sets Winterfest 2010

The 2010 Hannibal Winterfest will be held on Saturday, February 6 from 10am-4pm and Sunday, February 7, 2010 from 11am to 4pm. Saturday’s festivities will include Snow Sculptures at the Municipal Building as well as a Craft Show and Softball in the Snow, which will take place at Kenney Middle School.

Sunday’s schedule includes Human Dog Sled Races, Tug of War, Multiple Person Ski Race, and a Blindfolded Snowshoe Race.

Information tables and food vendors will be on premises for both days.

Crafters can call 564-6643 to register. Participants and Volunteers can call 564-5658 for more information.

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