Entries sought for Cutest Baby Contest

WALTON — Delaware Valley Hospital will be sponsoring its annual Cutest Baby Contest during the Delaware County Fair, but entries must be received by 5 p.m. Aug. 9 to be included.

Fair participants will be the judges at 50 cents a vote at the hospital booth, which is located in the first commercial tent. Prizes are: First place _ $200 savings bond, second place _ $100 savings bond and third place _ $50 savings bond.

Each entry must be a current photo of a child 2 years old or younger. The date of birth cannot be before Aug. 8, 2008. Photos cannot be larger than 4-by-6 inches. No framed or mounted photos will be accepted. The child's name, date of birth, parent's name, address and phone number must be on the back of the photo. A self-addressed stamped envelope must be included to have the photo returned.

Photos can be mailed or brought in to Delaware Valley Hospital Family Health Center, 2 Titus Place, Walton, NY 13856. Photos cannot be accepted at the fair booth.

For information call 865-2417.

Walton concerts scheduled

WALTON — The Walton Chamber of Commerce is bringing the tradition of concerts in the historic gazebo in Bassett Park back with a series of free music productions beginning Monday evening with a performance by Hillbilly Junkyard.

Maureen Wacha, Chamber president, said the band will perform from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and will play a wide range of music, including classic rock and country.

Wacha said the Walton Chamber joined forces with the Walton Village Board to reinstall electricity in the gazebo to enable the Chamber to hold evening concerts and events.

This is the first in a series of monthly concerts, Wacha said, adding that everyone is invited to bring blankets and lawn chairs to the park on Griswold Street in Walton.

If necessary, the rain date will be Thursday.

For information call 865-6656.

Parkinson's group to have picnic

The Sidney Parkinson's Support Group will have its annual picnic at noon Monday at Keith Clark Park.

In case of rain, the group will meet at an alternative site posted on the Congregational Church door.

Participants should bring a dish to pass, table service and a beverage. A meat and cheese platter will be provided.

Fireworks display postponed

The Greater Stamford Area Chamber of Commerce's fireworks display scheduled for Saturday at the Frank W. Cyr Center has been postponed to Aug. 14 because of the weather forecast, according to a release from the Chamber.

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