Shamrock Run & St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Kingston this Sunday

shamrock @The 25th annual Shamrock Run, a two-mile run to benefit the People’s Place, will be held on Sunday, March 10. There will be a parade and post-race party at the Rondout Neighborhood Center following the run. The entry fee is $20. The run will go from Academy Green to the foot of Broadway. Check in across from Academy Green at the Governor Clinton Apartments, located at 1 Albany Avenue in Kingston. Registration takes place from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and the run starts at 12:50 p.m. sharp. For more information, call (845) 340-0001 or visit www.shamrockrunners.org.

Kingston’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade will kick off at 1 p.m. from the Kingston Plaza and proceed down Broadway to the Rondout Creek waterfront district. Numerous bands, floats and community organizations celebrate the “wearing of the green” at this annual fun-filled Irish celebration sponsored by the Ancient Order of Hibernians. For more information, call (845) 338-6622, e-mail events@ulsteraoh.com or visit www.ulsteraoh.com.