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NY Mills Trade Show to offer family fun

Great food, music, and family-friendly activities are on the schedule for the annual New York Mills Trade Show, coming up this Saturday, March 23.

The day’s festivities will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the New York Mills High School. Admission is free with a donation of a non-perishable food item.

Start out the day at a pancake breakfast, served from 9-11 a.m. in the commons area. The cost is $3 per plate. Concessions will also be available throughout the day as a fundraiser for Close-Up.

For the first time this year, old-time music is scheduled from 11 a.m. to noon in the commons. Another new offering is a class on ATV and dirt bike safety.

“Greg Oldakowski, DNR Game Warden out of Wadena, will conduct the class on ATV and dirt bike safety from noon to 1 p.m. in the commons area,” explained event coordinator Julie Adams. “He will be bringing an ATV and a bike with him.”

Those who would like to participate in the Cub Scouts Pinewood Derby Races may purchase a car at Seip Drug.

Other highlights of the day will include a book fair, with proceeds going to the school’s media center, and a petting zoo sponsored by FFA.

“People of all ages will enjoy attending this year’s trade show,” said Adams. “There will be fun for the entire family.”

The New York Mills Trade Show is sponsored by the New York Mills Civic and Commerce Association.

Heidi Kratzke, For the Focus