Smithtown Plans Sesquarcentennial Parade
Smithtown 350 Foundation, Inc. is organizing a parade to celebrate the 350th anniversary of Smithtown’s founding in 1665. Currently, the foundation is reaching out to community civic, cultural, and school organizations who would like to take part in this celebration. The parade is scheduled to take place on Saturday, September 26, 2015 with a step off time at noon. Its theme is “Celebrating Smithtown’s Past!” In an effort to highlight Smithtown’s 350 years of rich heritage, the foundation is requesting participants to be costumed in clothing that reflects their culture and history. At the conclusion of the parade, floats and participants will gather on the grounds of the New York Avenue School Building. Prizes will be awarded in various categories including Best Costumed Group, Best Creative Float, and much more.
If you or your organization would like to participate in this historic event please visit the foundation’s website at www.smithtown350foundation.org for a downloadable application. Completed applications may be mailed to Smithtown 350 Foundation, P.O. Box 350, Smithtown New York 11787. Deadline for submissions is July 20, 2015. Please email smithtown350@gmail for information.