MINETTO, NY – Magic In Minetto will be celebrating its community fun family event on August 10 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Held at Minetto’s River View Park and town hall, along the Oswego River and Canal, this free family event has a bit of something for everyone.
Music and food with free craft making, face painting and ice cream for children will be offered.
Craft vendors will be located by the town hall with wares from jewelry to hand made pottery.
The Minetto Fire Department will show its fire apparatus and have fire and water safety demonstrations.
A special stamp cancelation honoring the Minetto Fire Department. will be available from 1 to 3 p.m.
Minetto’s history buffs will have displays and photos of Minetto’s history at the town hall.
Neighborhood watch is sponsoring the sheriff’s “Operation Safe Child.”
A regular at Magic, will be the Country Cruizers Antique Car display.
OCO will have health and wellness information and screening.
A highlight of Magic In Minetto is the recreational canoe and kayak race, held at 1 p.m.
The race is designed as a family event.
The 1.5-mile race starts at the NYS Canal building, just south of the Minetto Bridge and travels south to red buoy 120A, returning to the Minetto Bridge.
As a fun race there are numerous categories.
Award ribbons will be given to the first three boats, finishing in each category.
Besides the awards, each entrant will receive a free gift and coupon for a free lunch at the food booth.
Entry and waiver forms may be picked up at the town hall or gotten on line at: http://townofminetto.net/
Magic In Minetto is a community effort organized by volunteers from the different town organizations and Minetto Methodist Church.
Minetto schedules Magic to coincide with the NYS Canal Corporation’s “Canal Splash” the advocation of the recreational use of the canal system.
For questions or more information: 343-4565 or [email protected]