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July 25, 2019 at 7:32 a.m.
Taking a few minutes to beat the heat, Steven Stolzenberg (right) relaxes in his strategically shady picnic area with his daughter Jessica and her friend Ava Benoit, both rising fourth-graders at Ridge Street Elementary School. The Rye Brook residents are visiting Pine Ridge Park for lunch and classic games during the Village-sponsored old-fashioned picnic on Saturday, July 13.
Joey Vasile, 8, perfects his Cornhole form as he tosses a blue bean bag toward a board roughly 15 feet away. The Stamford, Conn. resident is visiting the picnic with his father Joe, who works for the Village of Rye Brook.
As kids take off at the sound of the air horn for the egg-and-spoon race, Ridge Street Elementary School rising fifth-grader Kiran Schroeder intensely focuses on the challenge in his hand.
Sunset Road resident Prinda Mulpramook lunges to hit the birdie while her partner Mike Benoit, of Windsor Road, stays back to prepare for the return. The new friends teamed up to play badminton against their significant others.
With a contagious smile, Rye Brook Village Administrator Chris Bradbury throws a Frisbee toward his partner in the KanJam game.
During the community kickball match, Ridge Street Elementary School rising third-grader Leon Samuels gets a running start to kick the ball before sprinting around the baseball diamond.
Crossway resident Caleb Fery, 4, bolts for third base after his kickball teammate smashes the ball into the outfield.
Eleven-year-old Loch Lane resident Alexandra Maniscalco points to the finish line as she hops along with her mother Michelle during the three-legged race.