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Dates Set for Annual St. Anthony’s Family Feast at the Church of the Assumption

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Dates Set for Annual St. Anthony’s Family Feast at the Church of the Assumption Credits: Leona Seufert
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Dates Set for Annual St. Anthony’s Family Feast at the Church of the Assumption Credits: Leona Seufert
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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - You know that summer has arrived in Roselle Park when the Church of the Assumption’s annual St. Anthony Italian Family Feast returns for its 16th year! The four day event of faith, fun, family and friends, will also feature delicious homemade cooking, an Italian style Café, food venders, a beer & wine garden, non-stop entertainment with some favorite performers returning, along with amusements, and games. 

The events, located on the Church grounds at 113 Chiego Place, Roselle Park, will begin on Thursday, June 9 and run through Sunday, June 12. 

Hours: Thursday through Saturday from 6-11pm, Sunday 2-10pm.

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Returning entertainment will be as follows:

Thursday 6/9, from 8 - 10pm,  Nikki Briar and the Sweet Briar Band. 

Friday  6/10, from 8 - 10pm,  The Baron-Montemurro Duo.

Friday  6/10, from 6:00 - 6:30pm   A poetry program presented by Leona M Seufert. 

Saturday 6/11, from 8 - 10pm,  The Jersey Four (Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons.Tribute).

Saturday 6/11 from 6 - 8pm  The NJ 101.5 Big Yellow Prize Van will return.

Sunday 6/12, from 7 - 9pm,  Dave DeLuca (Rat Pack Flashback). 

This year all of the rides from Blue Sky Amusements will return along with Palladin Amusements’ games. Not to be missed is the chance to take a spin at the Parish’s exclusive “Basket Wheel” for a chance to win one of over 70 theme baskets!

The Feast is also a faith oriented celebration. On Sunday 6/12 the Noon Mass will have Rev. James Spera, Pastor of Church of the Assumption as celebrant. 

Immediately following the Mass there will be a traditional procession through the streets with the statue of St. Anthony accompanied with music by the Metropolitan Festival Band. Once again, the beautiful 100 year old statue of St. Anthony, that was part of the parish when founded in 1907, will be the center piece of the procession led by the Knights of Columbus 4th Degree Color Corps.

Pre-Sale ride tickets, at a discounted price, will be available after all Masses starting in May. "Pay-One-Price" Unlimited Ride Wristbands will be available at the Feast on Thursday 6/9, and Sunday 6/12  (not available at pre-sale). Also, Blue Sky Amusements, the Feast’s ride company, will once again provide coupons to save $3 off the wristbands. These coupons will be placed at local participating retail locations in and around town.

Each night will have 50/50 drawings, and a SUPER 50/50 will be on Sunday 6/12 at 9:00pm (tickets are $10). This is the single largest fundraiser for the paris.

If rain arrives on any of the days, there are alternate plans to have the entertainment for that day in the parish’s spacious Msgr. Loreti Hall. Food, cooked in the certified kitchen on the premises, will be available to purchase for take in or take out. The beer garden will be on hand with wine and beer. The Money Wheel will be brought down. Don’t let bad weather deter you and your family from a night of fun.

For dates and times of all entertainment and to be updated on the latest developments visit http://www.assumptionrp.com/Feast.html. You can also visit the Church of Assumption’s Facebook page link is found on http://www.assumptionrp.com/ and “Like” the St. Anthony’s Feast. You can also contact the rectory at 908-245-1107 for any other information. 

 

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