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Colorful gingerbread houses built to kick off holiday season
November 28, 2019 at 4:42 a.m.
Park Avenue Elementary School fourth-graders Jamie (right) and Ryann Onofrio-Franceschini smile as they apply frosting and other decorations to their gingerbread houses. The Port Chester residents are two of the 45 participants attending the first Gingerbread House Craft Night on Friday, Nov. 22 at the Anthony J. Posillipo Community Center on Garibaldi Place. It was sponsored by the Rye Brook Recreation Department.
With a frosting tube in hand, Whittemore Place resident Jenny Morano, 3, happily tries to apply the sweet treat to her gingerbread house rather than her face.
Port Chester Middle School sixth-grader Desiree Marquez, 11, precisely designs loops of green frosting on the roof of her gingerbread house.
Small candy canes, gummies and colorful candies were some of the finishing touches Ridge Street School third-grader Henry Schofield added to his gingerbread house at the 32 Garibaldi Pl. event.
Haines Boulevard residents Kelly Castro and her daughter Sophia, 4, carefully decorate a gingerbread man with frosting as part of their holiday creation.
Children and their parents danced to holiday music, ate sweets and laughed as they designed and created gingerbread houses at the Posillipo Center last Friday.