19th Annual Cicero Community Festival

It's almost time for the 9th Annual Cicero Community Festival, which will be held on Friday June 10 from 5 p.m. to 11p.m. and Saturday June 11 from 12 p.m. to 11 p.m. The event will be in parking lot and grounds behind Sacred Heart Church, 8229 Brewerton Road, Cicero.

This year the theme for the 19th Annual Cicero Community Festival is "Hats Off to Our Heroes," from local heroes to superheroes.

This year the event will be honoring Jackie Robinson from CNY Central.com. Robinson graduated from Cicero High School. Robinson will be the Grand Marshall at the parade and a special guest at the festival.

Ruby Shooz is scheduled to perform from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday night. On Saturday night, Letizia and the Z Band will be performing from 6:15 p.m. to 10:15 p.m.

The highlight for Friday evening is the ninth Annual Cruise Night, hosted by the American Muscle Car Club. The car show generally has more than 300 show cars. Admission on Friday is $7 for Show Cars and $3 for the general public.

Saturday festivities will kick off at noon with the AmeriCU "Hats Off to Our Heroes" Community Parade.

The schedule includes the Cicero Community Craft & Business Show, Basketball contests hosted by the Friends of the Canteen from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Gerry MacNamara (SU Basketball) will be at the festival from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m and the Star Search competition will be from 2:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

There will be a fun zone for the kids & teens, along with martial arts and karate demonstrations.

In the evening the movie "Despicable Me" will be featured for the entire family at 8:45 p.m. and The Price Chopper Fireworks will start at 10:15 p.m.

Festival admission is free on Saturday.

Both nights on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. will feature a Dance Contest with cash and prizes for the winning couples. There'll be prizes for the top three runner-ups too.

Also there'll be a variety of non-food and food vendors to visit on both days.

More details are available at cicerofestival.com and at 315-622-2249

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