YouthFest 2012 – Fun for the Whole Family

The 14th Annual YouthFest to be held on Sunday, March 11, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Rockland Community College, offers fun and information for the whole family.

YouthFest highlights include: Big Apple Circus performances at 12 noon and 2 p.m.; Nyack Hospitals Teddy Bear Hospital; Inflatable Party Adventures and the Sesame Street themed Beaches Mobile. Mike Bennett of WHUD will be on hand with the WHUD Prize Wheel as well. Admission is free. Parking is free. Food and beverages are available for purchase.

New at this year’s 14th Annual Event will be Rockland County Government Day. Visitors will have the opportunity to view interactive demonstrations and informative displays and meet with over 25 Rockland County Government Departments, including the Youth Bureau, Social Services, Health, Public Transportation, Sheriff, Highways, Personnel and Elections. Departmental representatives will be on hand to answer all of your questions and/or concerns. Government Day is a hands-on and interesting way for you to learn about all your County Government has to offer!
“YouthFest is an outstanding opportunity for businesses, non-profits and government services to reach out to families in our community,” said YouthFest Co-chair Marianne McCarney of the Rockland County Youth Bureau.

Rockland Community College also holds its annual Open House during YouthFest with a special section of the Field House dedicated to RCC admissions, scholarships, sports programs and more. YouthFest is organized by a volunteer committee comprised of representatives from the following organizations: Rockland County Youth Bureau, Rockland Community College, H&S Sales Consultants, Liberty Mutual Insurance, Nyack Hospital, New Horizons Twirlers, Hudson Valley Boy Scouts, AM/PM Consulting, TD Bank and Rockland 21st Century Collaborative for Children and Youth.

About the Rockland County Youth Bureau: The Rockland County Youth Bureau is a community resource that is dedicated to an active and assertive process of creating the social conditions that promote the well being of children, youth and families.