OSWEGO, NY Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Harborfest will host its annual ChildrenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Gala on July 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. at historic Fort Ontario.
Sponsored by Entergy, the Harborfest ChildrenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Gala is an entertaining evening that offers children aged Pre-K to 10 a variety of food, fun, activities and live entertainment.
Children will be able to participate in arts and crafts activities where they will be able to create items that will celebrate the cultural theme of Harborfest 2009, Ã¢â‚¬ËœHistoric OswegoÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ and design their T-shirts to wear in the Harborfest ChildrenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Parade on July 24.
The event will also feature a performance by the Oswego ChildrenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Youth Orchestra and a special sneak preview of the childrenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s musical, Ã¢â‚¬ËœTom Sawyer,’ which will be presented at the Novelis Family Park at Fort Ontario during Harborfest.
The HarborfestÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s ChildrenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Gala promises to be a fun-filled event that children wonÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t want to miss.
Tickets to the event are only $5 each.
For more information or to order tickets, which are required, call the Oswego YMCA, 343-1981; the Oswego County Youth Bureau, 349-3451; or the Harborfest office at 343-6858.
T-shirts, which are $5, will be available for purchase at the ChildrenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Gala.
The annual Harborfest ChildrenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Parade, co-sponsored by Oswego Health will be held July 24.
Beginning at 11 a.m. in East Park, the parade will travel to the Novelis Family Park at Historic Fort Ontario.
Pre-parade workshops will be held for all participants on July 22 from 3 Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 4 p.m. and 6 Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 7 p.m. and July 23 from 10 – 11 a.m. and noon Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 1 p.m. in Breitbeck Park.
Post-parade workshops for participants will be held July 25 and 26 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Novelis Family Park at Fort Ontario.
Harborfest is slated for July 23 Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 26.
Visit www.oswegoharborfest.com for the latest information regarding transportation options and performance schedules.