WHAT: Come join the fun at the Sellwood-Moreland St. Patrick&rsquo s Day Festival and Parade at St. Agatha Catholic School.
New this year, a 5k Fun Run will kick-off the festival at 11 a.m. At noon hundreds of people will parade through the main streets of the Sellwood-Moreland neighborhood beginning and ending at St. Agatha Catholic School. The parade will feature the Sellwood Middle School Marching Band, an Irish bagpiper, Irish Wolfhounds, Portland Fire & Rescue&rsquo s big fire truck, Portland Police&rsquo s Traffic Division&rsquo s motorcycle police, children with decorated bikes and wagons and a lot of people proudly wearing Irish green.
Children of all ages will enjoy an old-fashioned carnival, cakewalk and dunk tank. Under the heated tent festivalgoers will hear live music from the Clackamas Fire Fighters Pipes & Drum Hyatus and Irish bands The Boys of Malin and The Chancers. Other entertainment includes Irish dancers and an Irish singalong complete with lyrics.
Your taste buds will enjoy an authentic Irish corned beef and cabbage dinner, corned beef sandwiches, shepherd&rsquo s pie, Irish sausage rolls and many more delicious foods. Ireland&rsquo s famous Guinness beer will be flowing along with Widmer Brewing favorites.
WHEN: Saturday, March 16, 2013
10:30 a.m. 5k Fun Run registration - $10 Individual or $20 Family
11 a.m. 5k Fun Run begins
Noon Parade begins
12 &ndash 3 p.m. Carnival and cakewalk
5 &ndash 6 p.m. Catholic mass at St. Agatha Catholic Church
11:30 a.m. &ndash 8 p.m. Live music, beer and tasty food under the big tent
WHERE: St. Agatha Catholic School
7960 SE 15th Portland, OR 97202
For more information, visit stagathaschool.us.
WHO: Founded in 1911, St. Agatha Catholic School is an academic and faith-centered community of more than 225 students, preschool to eighth grade.
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