Posted on February 9, 2016
Loyalty Day Picnic will be Sunday, May 7, 2017.
Batavia VFW Post 1197 and it’s auxiliary are hosting the inaugural Loyalty Day Community Picnic from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday, May 7, at the post, 645 S. River St., Batavia.
The event will kick off with a catch and release family fishing derby at 10 a.m, with registration beginning at 9:30 a.m. Winners will be announced at 12:30 p.m., and prizes will be awarded.
A pig roast will begin at noon, cooked by VFW member Brian Whipple’s Team FIB BBQ Caterers, and will include roasted pig and all the fixings.
The Batavia Community Band will perform for one hour, followed by three hours of music from country/rock band Whiskey Romance.
The Batavia Fire Department will be on the grounds with fire truck and exhibits. The fire department will particpate in a Tug-Of-War competition with other groups. The tug-of-war pit will be available for other teams and/or organizations to use.
There will be plenty of family fun available on the grounds, including bouncy houses, sack races, bean bag game, and more.
A flag folding and disposal ceremony presented by the scouts also is on the agenda.
The community is invited to this event. More information is available by calling, (630) 879-9630