Assemblyman Joseph Saladino to Host Annual Marine and Outdoor Recreation Expo at Captree State Park, Babylon
August 28, 2015
LONG ISLAND, NY – On Sunday, September 13, 2015, from 11a.m. to 4:30 p.m.,Assemblyman Joseph Saladino (R-Massapequa) will host his Annual Marine and Outdoor Recreation Expo at the Captree State Park Boat Basin. The event is free to the public and people of all ages are encouraged to attend. This year’s expo will feature a live classic rock concert starring Long Island’s renowned rock band, Wonderous Stories and the Joe Saladino Band starring Gary Setzer, brother of Stray Cat guitarist, Brian Setzer.
The event will also include fishing, solar energy and environmental displays, as well as much more fun for families, children and water lovers of all ages. This is a free event open to all and an excellent opportunity to learn about marine species of animals, water recreation, and boating safety. Come see displays of fire boats, police and coast guard vessels, kayaks, paddle-boards and more.
Each year Assemblyman Saladino and Mike the Baker of Merritt Bakery of Farmingdale, create the nation’s largest fish shaped cake. Attendees will watch this culinary delight being made, guess which fish are being created and enjoy unlimited amounts of free cake. The event is free to the public and people of all ages are encouraged to attend.
To the delight of all, each year Assemblyman Joseph Saladino and Mike the Baker of Merritt Bakery of Farmingdale, create the nation’s largest fish shaped cake. Attendees will watch this culinary delight being made, guess which fish are being created and enjoy unlimited amounts of free cake.
“This day of fun, education and environmental awareness is loaded with fabulous activities for families with something for Long Islanders of all ages. I hope Long Islanders will come for the whole day or just enjoy these very talented musicians performing in the afternoon at Captree Boat Basin. This event is one you can’t miss. It is a great way to enjoy one of the last summer weekends outside and by the water. Best of all, it’s all free! I would like to thank Vivant Solar and all of our sponsors for making this great day possible without the need to spend tax payer dollars.” said Assemblyman Joseph Saladino.
This year marks the tenth anniversary of the Marine and Outdoor Recreation Expo. People are encouraged to have fun, bring their beach chairs or blankets and enjoy the day. Children can come in costume wearing a shark fin or whatever their preference. Food and beverages will be available at the concession stand and the $8.00 state parking fee still applies. For more information and directions contact Assemblyman Joseph Saladino’s office at 516-541-4627.
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