Updated: Don't Rain on Our Parade! Weather Will Cooperate with Holmdel

Bright skies for Holmdel Community Day, but a chance of rain in the afternoon.

Hundreds of people are expected to turn out for the Holmdel Community Day and HYAA Baseball/Softball Bonanza. Rain is just not a part of the plan.

As of Monday morning, Saturday's forecast is calling for a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m., which is much better than earlier predictions this week saying rain would threaten the morning. The forecast is according to the National Weather Service.

The HYAA Baseball/Softball Parade kicks off from Village School at 10 a.m. The parade route is along Barbera Drive, across Route 520, and up Longbridge Road to Cross Farm Park. 

Community Day officially beginsat 11 a.m. The event is scheduled to go to 4 p.m.

Folks can check out the Holmdel Township website or the HYAA website for rain cancellation information. Also, you can call the Holmdel Recreation Dept. phone line at 732-946-2820 x 1225 for information on Saturday morning.

This is the schedule of events. There are free amusement rides until 3 p.m.

11 a.m.: Arrival of the HYAA Parade, and remarks by HYAA President Gerald DiMaso

11:30 a.m. Welcome from Holmdel Mayor Patrick Impreveduto

Noon: Tae won Doe demonstration by U.S. Black Belt-Master Lee

12:30 p.m.: Display-Handmade "Pinocchio" Figures/Puppets by Joe Lucania.

1:00 p.m. Music by New Jersey State Youth Orchestra

2:00 p.m. Chinese Dance by Jersey Shore Chinese School

3:00 p.m. Chinese Dance by Celadon Youth


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