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Even the rain poured into Crawford Park to help celebrate Rye Brook’s 35th B-day
June 22, 2017 at 2:22 a.m.
Andrew Habib was having too much fun playing with a huge golf umbrella to care that he was still getting soaked from the rain. The six-year-old Terrace Court resident would drop the umbrella and run around it more than seek shelter underneath it.
Playing comes first, staying dry comes second! A group of girls were eager to try out the new dragonfly-shaped seesaw in Crawford Park.
The Tornado tore through Crawford Park, causing delighted screams and laughter from those brave enough to weather the storm.
Ten-year-old Joseph Becchio of Thornwood channeled his inner Spiderman to hop, climb and race his way through the obstacle course.
Rye father and daughter duo Anthony and Valarie Rende, 5, spend some time swinging while they wait for the festivities to begin.
An umbrella provided shelter for the Hirsh family as Harper, 5, enjoyed her cotton candy and Annabelle, 8, devoured her snow cone. Their mother Astrid made sure to keep her kids close so they could stay dry while enjoying their hometown’s birthday.
Water dissolves cotton candy, so Blind Brook High School freshman Alyssa Grindstaff had to work fast before the downpour decimated the sweet treat.
Owen Kaplan, 2, devours his watermelon. The Rye Brook resident didn’t mind that he was wet from the rain, he only cared about finishing his fruit.
Port Chester volunteer fireman Joseph Sutton shows his son Aidan, 8, how to properly shoot water at a target. The pair didn’t win a prize, but they still had fun.
Future fireman Madden Moss was in awe over being behind the wheel of an actual firetruck. The 2-year-old Heritage Court resident is in the phase where firetrucks and ambulances are his favorite things, according to his father Ryan.
Campbell Shaver jumps for joy in the bounce house during Rye Brook’s 35th birthday party in Crawford Park on Saturday, June 17. The 6-year-old Heritage Court resident was more than happy to show off her gymnastic skills when she spotted the camera.
The Rye Town Community Band knocked everyone’s socks off with their hour-long performance.
Friends Thomas Nardi, 5, and Amylou Restrepo, 6, seek shelter from the rain under the new playground equipment in Crawford Park. The Rye Brook and Greenwich, Conn. residents were not afraid of the fake snake or lizard that called the inside of the log home.
Happy 35th birthday, Rye Brook! Mayor Paul Rosenberg and Village Administrator Christopher Bradbury didn’t let the rain stop them from having a party and passing out cake during the festivities.