St. Maria Goretti festival kicks off Friday in Laflin

For Sunday Dispatch | July 26th, 2015 8:24 am

LAFLIN — The St. Maria Goretti Church festival started Friday, July 24 and continues today, July 26, and will include $3,400 in cash prizes, gift baskets, bingo, bake sale, pony rides, gift card showcase, kids’ corner and ethnic and traditional foods. The event is held rain or shine, under tents.

Kayleigh Walker of Hughestown, left, Madison Levandoski of Dupont, and Julia Pliska of Duryea line up their water balloon in Water Wars.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_SD_Goretti-Festival_5.jpgKayleigh Walker of Hughestown, left, Madison Levandoski of Dupont, and Julia Pliska of Duryea line up their water balloon in Water Wars. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch
Grace Mangan, left, and her friend Julia Girman, both of Pittston, try their luck at tic-tac-toe at the St. Maria Goretti Church festival in Laflin on Friday evening.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_SD_Goretti-Festival_1.jpgGrace Mangan, left, and her friend Julia Girman, both of Pittston, try their luck at tic-tac-toe at the St. Maria Goretti Church festival in Laflin on Friday evening. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch
Potato pancake fans wait in a very long line at the St. Maria Goretti festival on Friday night.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_SD_Goretti-Festival_4.jpgPotato pancake fans wait in a very long line at the St. Maria Goretti festival on Friday night. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch
Bev Sharkey, left, and her husband Joe, both of Laflin, join other volunteers at the potato pancake grills at the St. Maria Goretti festival on Friday night.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_SD_Goretti-Festival_3.jpgBev Sharkey, left, and her husband Joe, both of Laflin, join other volunteers at the potato pancake grills at the St. Maria Goretti festival on Friday night. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch
Eighteen-month-old Lena Falcone of Dallas dances to the music of Flaxy Morgan at the St. Maria Goretti festival.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_SD_Goretti-Festival_2.jpgEighteen-month-old Lena Falcone of Dallas dances to the music of Flaxy Morgan at the St. Maria Goretti festival. Bill Tarutis | For Sunday Dispatch

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