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The Great Nyack Get Together

Riverfront Ferris Wheel Rolls Into Memorial Park for the

Great Nyack Get-Together on September 16th

 Where can you find a riverfront Ferris wheel, a Human Foosball game, an iron pour, great food and live music? All that and more will be part of the first annual Great Nyack Get-Together on September 16, 2017, from noon to 6:00pm, in Nyack’s Memorial Park on the Hudson River.

The Great Nyack Get-Together is a free community event to celebrate The Nyacks and neighboring towns and villages, and raise awareness of the range of services provided by the groups and individuals that make up the fabric of our community.

Highlights of the afternoon include wide-ranging fun for the entire family:

● Ferris Wheel overlooking the Hudson River (small fee to ride) ● Human Foosball game (similar to this one) (sponsored by Christopher Street Financial) ● Iron pour with Manhattan Iron Project (sponsored by Ellis/Sotheby’s Real Estate)

● Two stages with live music

Non-profit organizations serving the community, health and legal services, local businesses and school groups will all be on hand with information and answers to your questions as well as a fun activity – photos, face painting, crafts, games, and much more!

Participants include Amazing Grace Circus, ArtsRock, Girl Scouts of the Hudson Valley, Head Start, Historical Society of the Nyacks, Edward Hopper House Art Center, Hudson River Health Care, John Green Preservation Coalition, Keep Rockland Beautiful, Nyack Boot Camp, Nyack Hoops, Nyack Library, Nyack School District, Nyack Red Storm Marching Band, Rockland Center for the Arts, Rockland County Pride Center, and Rockland Rowing Association. Visit The Great Nyack Get-Together online for updates (greatnyackgettogether.com).

“We wanted a day to showcase the amazing things our non-profits do for the community,” said Melody Partrick, Village of Nyack Recreation Director and co-chair of the event. Co-chair Kim Cross, Executive Director of Nyack Center, added, “the Great Nyack Get-Together is different from anything that’s happened before in Nyack. It’s not a street fair, it's not a carnival, but it something really fun in between. We look forward to making this an annual event.”

Vendor booths and sponsorship opportunities are still available. For more information, visit greatnyackgettogether.com.

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