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Kiroli Park host St. Paddy's Day Festival

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WEST MONROE, La. (KNOE 8News) - On Saturday, the grass wasn't the only green thing at Kiroli Park.

For the second year, LoveYour Community hosted a St. Paddy's Day Bicycle Parade and Festival in West Monroe.

Adults, children and petsparaded around the park and there were prizes for the best costumes.

After the parade, everyone enjoyed music andfood in the park.

"Love your community is aninitiative forum to promote community pride in Northeast Louisiana through aseries of free events like this as well as promoting good things happening inour community," event organizer Sarah Hoffman said.  

"It's a great event for families andchildren. They've got bounce houses and they've got some live Irish music. Wegot to decorate the bikes and have a nice day," Jennifer Haneline, who wonfirst place in the adult division, said.

And just a reminder, St.Patrick's Day is this Monday. If you want to celebrate like the Irish and giveback, Enoch's will host its 35th annual celebration. Proceeds go to the St.Vincent de Paul Society, which serves those in need.

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