Duanesburg Day returned to the DCS high school campus on Saturday, April 6, 2019 and the free, family friendly event was a great success.
A photo album is posted on the district’s Facebook page, @duanesburgschools.
The fun and festive day, planned by a committee of community members working with DCS staff, featured:
- A kick-off ceremony in Joe Bena Auditorium, with comments by government officials and a special dedication and plaque ceremony
- A flag ceremony by Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts
- An arts, crafts and vendor fair
- A Scholastic book fair
- Lots of hands-on activities, student displays and demonstrations featuring history, art, music, science, technology, and student clubs, activities and sports
- An on-site confidential shredding truck, provided by First New York Federal
- Credit Union
- Food, music and fundraisers
- Photo booth
- Llamas and fiber arts
- Free popcorn by the Lions Club
- An instrument petting zoo presented by Old Songs
- Guided bus tours of historical Duanesburg sites, including the Episcopal Church and Quaker Meeting House
- Library, environmental and cooperative extension displays and demonstrations
- Presentations and displays by local government officials, civic and community organizations
- Safety presentations and displays by law enforcement and other first responders, including K-9 units, DVAC, impaired driving goggles and emergency preparedness
- Presentations by local businesses and groups serving area youth
- A district Talent Show following the event
Thank you to all in our community and school who made Duanesburg Day 2019 a great success.