The Valley Community Association will formally announce their selections for the Grand Marshal and Parade Dedications for the 27th Annual “Old Neighborhood” St. Patrick’s Day Parade at their Fundraiser Party on Saturday, February 29th, 2020.  The party will be held at the Valley Center located at 93 Leddy Street, Buffalo, near the junction of South Park Avenue and Elk Street from 7pm-11pm.  The cost is just $20 per person and includes admission, draft beer, and pop.  Canned beer and wine will also be available for sale.  Tickets will be available at the door.

Entertainment:

Entertainment at the Fundraiser Party will be provided by lively Irish band “Emerald Isle” and the Panfil Brothers.  “Emerald Isle” is a trio of musicians from Western New York who specialize in sing-along, clap-along Irish pub music and rousing nautical songs and sea chanties. 

SUPPORT THE OLD NEIGHBORHOOD PARADE!

Support is needed to keep the parade tradition going and to cover the many costs associated with the staging of the event.  In addition to the entertainment, there will also be a basket raffle and 50/50 Split Club at the Fundraiser Party.  Donate to the parade today – Click HERE

About the Parade:

The 27th Annual “Old Neighborhood” St. Patrick’s Day Parade is scheduled for Saturday, March 14th and will kick off at 12 Noon.  New groups are welcome to march and can obtain registration forms by calling Lori at 823-4707 ext. 4 after February 1st, 2020.  Groups who have previously marched in the parade will receive packets at the end of January.  Following the parade there will be grand Irish Hooley at the Valley Center with live Irish music by “Poor Ould Goat” as well as food and refreshments.

For a Good Cause:

The Parade and Hooley serve as a fundraiser for the Valley Community Association’s services and programs, which include affordable child care that is nurturing, educational, and stimulating for children ages 6 weeks and up; academic, social, and recreational programming for school age youth; programs and services for senior citizens that promote socialization and wellness; family support services including a food pantry, resume preparation, job search assistance, and help navigating the human service system; community events; and neighborhood beautification projects such as the Buffalo River Fest Park, Mutual Riverfront Park, and Valley Nature Park & Habitat Trail.

To Find Out More about the Valley’s St. Patrick’s Day Festivities:

Fundraiser at the VCA

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