St. Teresa of Cal­cutta fes­ti­val

The Phoenix - - FRONT PAGE - By Eric Devlin ede­vlin@21st-cen­tu­ry­media.com @Eric_Devlin on Twit­ter For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www.stfes­ti­val.org.

A pop­u­lar com­mu­nity fes­ti­val re­turned to St. Teresa of Cal­cutta Par­ish Wed­nes­day night of­fer­ing a per­fect way to say good­bye to sum­mer.

The ninth an­nual church fes­ti­val at Swamp Pike and Neif­fer Road and runs nightly through Satur­day from 6 to 11 p.m.

Fam­i­lies en­joyed cor­ri­dors of amuse­ment rides and games dur­ing the first night of the event in­clud­ing a bungee jump and rock wall by Bruster’s of Lim­er­ick, live mu­sic, chil­dren’s games, adult games of chance, pony rides, bal­loon art, bingo, bake table, cash raf­fle with $5,000 grand prize, beer and wine gar­den, and busi­ness expo.

A full menu of home­made Ital­ian, Pol­ish and Amer­i­can foods is avail­able nightly, plus Capt’n Chucky’s seafood.

The fes­ti­val live mu­sic sched­ule in­cludes (along with DJ Rich Shel­don): Fri­day, Aug. 25: John An­thony Seitz Band Satur­day, Aug. 26: Dibbs Pre­ston & the De­t­o­na­tors.

A spe­cialty bingo will be held at the Fes­ti­val: Gift Card Bingo on Satur­day, Aug. 26, at 7 p.m. (in­door events, rain or shine, doors open at 6 p.m.) Bingo ad­mis­sion is $25 per per­son for 20 games, plus one bonus game for ad­vance ticket hold­ers. Pur­chase tick­ets at www.st- fes­ti­val.org or at the door.

A corn hole tour­na­ment will take place on Fri­day, Aug. 25. $30 fee for each two-per­son team, max­i­mum of 24 teams. $200 top prize.

GENE WALSH — DIG­I­TAL FIRST ME­DIA

Youths zip down a slide to­gether dur­ing the Com­mu­nity Fair at St. Teresa of Cal­cutta in Lim­er­ick.

GENE WALSH — DIG­I­TAL FIRST ME­DIA

Chil­dren ride in small air­planes dur­ing the Com­mu­nity Fair at St. Teresa of Cal­cutta in Lim­er­ick.

GENE WALSH — DIG­I­TAL FIRST ME­DIA

Chil­dren hold on tight as they en­joy an amuse­ment ride dur­ing the Com­mu­nity Fair at St. Teresa of Cal­cutta in Lim­er­ick.

GENE WALSH — DIG­I­TAL FIRST ME­DIA

Chil­dren spin around to­gether on an amuse­ment ride dur­ing the Com­mu­nity Fair at St. Teresa of Cal­cutta in Lim­er­ick.

GENE WALSH — DIG­I­TAL FIRST ME­DIA

Fam­i­lies visit the Com­mu­nity Fair at St. Teresa of Cal­cutta in Lim­er­ick.

GENE WALSH — DIG­I­TAL FIRST ME­DIA

Chil­dren wave to their par­ents as they en­joy an amuse­ment ride dur­ing the Com­mu­nity Fair at St. Teresa of Cal­cutta in Lim­er­ick.

GENE WALSH — DIG­I­TAL FIRST ME­DIA

Fam­i­lies walk the cor­ri­dors of amuse­ment rides and games dur­ing the Com­mu­nity Fair at St. Teresa of Cal­cutta in Lim­er­ick.

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