Community Events and Festival Photography: West Harrison Church Celebration & Italian Festa

Yesterday, members of the parish of Saint Anthony of Padua in West Harrison celebrated the final day of their church festival by parading through the streets with a statue of Saint Anthony, and then eating home-cooked food at the festival!

Members of the parish of Saint Anthony of Padua in West Harrison put donations onto the statue prior to the procession through the streets of West Harrison. (June 9, 2013)

Members of the parish of Saint Anthony of Padua in West Harrison put donations onto the statue prior to the procession through the streets of West Harrison. (June 9, 2013)

Parish mmbers toss rose petals on the statue of Saint Anthony in West Harrison. (June 9, 2013)

Parish mmbers toss rose petals on the statue of Saint Anthony in West Harrison. (June 9, 2013)

Flower petals litter the ground around the statue of Saint Anthony of Padua in West Harrison. (June 9, 2013)

Flower petals litter the ground around the statue of Saint Anthony of Padua in West Harrison. (June 9, 2013)

Members of the parish of Saint Anthony of Padua in West Harrison parade through the streets of West Harrison. (June 9, 2013)

Members of the parish of Saint Anthony of Padua in West Harrison parade through the streets of West Harrison. (June 9, 2013)

Members of the parish of Saint Anthony of Padua in West Harrison parade through the streets of West Harrison. (June 9, 2013)

Members of the parish of Saint Anthony of Padua in West Harrison parade through the streets of West Harrison. (June 9, 2013)

Members of the parish of Saint Anthony of Padua in West Harrison parade through the streets of West Harrison. (June 9, 2013)

Members of the parish of Saint Anthony of Padua in West Harrison parade through the streets of West Harrison. (June 9, 2013)

Members of the parish of Saint Anthony of Padua in West Harrison parade through the streets of West Harrison. (June 9, 2013)

Members of the parish of Saint Anthony of Padua in West Harrison parade through the streets of West Harrison. (June 9, 2013)

Neighbers in the area watch the procession along Harrison Street in West Harrison. (June 9, 2013)

Neighbers in the area watch the procession along Harrison Street in West Harrison. (June 9, 2013)

Tents in the colors of the Italian flag line the street next to the Saint Anthony of Padua church in West Harrison. (June 9, 2013)

Tents in the colors of the Italian flag line the street next to the Saint Anthony of Padua church in West Harrison. (June 9, 2013)

Two boys play a water shooting game at the Italian festival in West Harrison. (June 9, 2013)

Two boys play a water shooting game at the Italian festival in West Harrison. (June 9, 2013)

Candied apples are available at the festival in West Harrison. (June 9, 2013)

Candied apples are available at the festival in West Harrison. (June 9, 2013)

Homemade Italian cannoli is available at the festival in West Harrison. (June 9, 2013)

Homemade Italian cannoli is available at the festival in West Harrison. (June 9, 2013)

Goldfish prizes are available at the festival in West Harrison. (June 9, 2013)

Goldfish prizes are available at the festival in West Harrison. (June 9, 2013)

Vito Cirioni Senior, David Tamburro and Frank Reames, members of the Saint Anthony of Padua parish in West Harrison, volunteer to cook home made Italian food at the annual Italian Festival hosted by the church. (June 9, 2013)

Vito Cirioni Senior, David Tamburro and Frank Reames, members of the Saint Anthony of Padua parish in West Harrison, volunteer to cook home made Italian food at the annual Italian Festival hosted by the church. (June 9, 2013)

Angelina Parrello, 2, of Brewster, reaches for her blue raspberry Italian ice at the festival in West Harrison. (June 9, 2013)

Angelina Parrello, 2, of Brewster, reaches for her blue raspberry Italian ice at the festival in West Harrison. (June 9, 2013)

A woman smiles after winning a gold fish at the Italian festival in West Harrison. (June 9, 2013)

A woman smiles after winning a gold fish at the Italian festival in West Harrison. (June 9, 2013)

Members of the Saint Anthony of Padua parish in West Harrison volunteer to cook home made Italian food at the annual Italian Festival hosted by the church. (June 9, 2013)

Members of the Saint Anthony of Padua parish in West Harrison volunteer to cook home made Italian food at the annual Italian Festival hosted by the church. (June 9, 2013)

Italian sausage cooks on the grill at the Italian festival in West Harrison. (June 9, 2013)

Italian sausage cooks on the grill at the Italian festival in West Harrison. (June 9, 2013)

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