Last updated: March 02. 2014 11:23PM - 2859 Views
By John DiMaria



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The city of will hold its 34th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 16. The parade route will begin at South Main and South streets and will travel along South Main to Public Square, around the F.M. Kirby Center and end at the intersection of North Main and Union streets.


All ages are welcome to enjoy the parade activities and performances throughout the day. Children are invited to Barnes & Noble College Bookstore for a St. Patrick’s Day story hour at noon. Just Plain Crazy Face Art will also be available at noon on Public Square with parade themed artwork for children and adults.


The Irish folk group The Hooley Boys will be performing before the parade on the bandshell on Public Square at 1 p.m. Enjoy many other featured performances by local bands and dance companies during the parade.


For those wishing to kick off parade day on a healthy note, runners and walkers can register for The Renal Race 3. This 5k race promotes kidney cancer research and awareness and is sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 36. The race begins at 9 a.m. on Public Square.


The 34th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade is sponsored by McCarthy Tire, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, City Centre by Amato Properties, Stell Enterprises, Humford Equities, Pennoni Associates Inc. and Franchelli Inc.

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