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TimiAnn Harrison, 5, of Islandia, admires the rabbits (Credit: Tara Conry)

TimiAnn Harrison, 5, of Islandia, admires the rabbits inside the petting zoo at the Feast of Mother Cabrini in Brentwood. (Sept. 1, 2013)

Mother Cabrini Italian Feast in Brentwood

The 42nd annual Feast of Mother Cabrini, hosted by The Giuseppe A. Nigro Lodge, Order of the Sons of Italy, took place at the Suffolk Community College campus in Brentwood. The feast featured rides, live music, fireworks and a quarter-mile food promenade feature Italian dishes.

Jennifer Blitzer, 38, of Dix Hills, and her
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Jennifer Blitzer, 38, of Dix Hills, and her children, Alex, 8, and Addie, 6, soar through the air while aboard one of the rides at the Feast of Mother Cabrini in Brentwood. (Sept. 1, 2013)

Axel Whymark, 9, of Ronkonkoma, tacks a donation
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Axel Whymark, 9, of Ronkonkoma, tacks a donation onto a St. Frances Cabrini statue at the 42nd annual Feast of Mother Cabrini in Brentwood. (Sept. 1, 2013)

Rihanna Durham, 4, of Coram, enjoys a speedy
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Rihanna Durham, 4, of Coram, enjoys a speedy drive on the miniature race car ride at the 42nd annual Feast of Mother Cabrini. (Sept. 1, 2013)

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The large swing ride was a big hit
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The large swing ride was a big hit among children at the 42nd annual Feast of Mother Cabrini in Brentwood. (Sept. 1, 2013)

From left, Naidelyn DeLeon, 5, of Copiague, and
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From left, Naidelyn DeLeon, 5, of Copiague, and Jazzlyn Carvajal, 4, of Amityville, ride the carousel at the Feast of Mother Cabrini in Brentwood. (Sept. 1, 2013)

Miranda Quedens, 24, of Babylon, and Brentwood native
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Miranda Quedens, 24, of Babylon, and Brentwood native Clint Castellano, 25, try to toss Ping-Pong balls into fish bowls while playing one of the carnival games at the Feast of Mother Cabrini. (Sept. 1, 2013)

Hauppauge's Akshar Gopa, 7, picks a prize after
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Hauppauge's Akshar Gopa, 7, picks a prize after winning the dart game at the 42nd annual Mother Cabrini Feast in Brentwood. (Sept. 1, 2013)

TimiAnn Harrison, 5, of Islandia, admires the rabbits
(Credit: Tara Conry)

TimiAnn Harrison, 5, of Islandia, admires the rabbits inside the petting zoo at the Feast of Mother Cabrini in Brentwood. (Sept. 1, 2013)

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From left, the Kweit children -- Austin, 10,
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From left, the Kweit children -- Austin, 10, Farrah, 7, and Justin, 11, -- of Jericho, pose for a photo with an alpaca inside the petting zoo at the Feast of Mother Cabrini. (Sept. 1, 2013)

Standing outside a ticket booth featuring an image
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Standing outside a ticket booth featuring an image of their father, the recently departed Lewis Newton, brothers Mike Newton, 59, and John Newton, 64, with their nephew, Timmy Albert, 14, continue to run their family's carnival business, Newton Shows. (Sept. 1, 2013)

Selden's Vincent Amato, 3, and his brother, Travis
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Selden's Vincent Amato, 3, and his brother, Travis Amato Jr., 4, go for a spin on the teacups ride at the Feast of Mother Cabrini in Brentwood. (Sept. 1, 2013)

The annual Feast of Mother Cabrini in Brentwood
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The annual Feast of Mother Cabrini in Brentwood is organized by members of the Giuseppe A. Nigro Lodge, Order of the Sons of Italy in America. (Sept. 1, 2013)

With some assistance from his wife, Kym, magician
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With some assistance from his wife, Kym, magician Mark Schussmann creates the illusion of driving swords through the neck of David Cavallino, 10, of Holtsville, during the Feast of Mother Cabrini. (Sept. 1, 2013)

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While performing at the Feast of Mother Cabrini,
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While performing at the Feast of Mother Cabrini, magician Mark Schussmann, 53, of Brentwood, used a large snake for one of his tricks. (Sept. 1, 2013)

From left, Kevin Mangano, 52, and his uncle,
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From left, Kevin Mangano, 52, and his uncle, Pat Mangano, 70, make zeppoles to sell at the Feast of Mother Cabrini in Brentwood. (Sept. 1, 2013)

While aboard Pharoah's Fury, riders enjoy swinging back
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While aboard Pharoah's Fury, riders enjoy swinging back and forth and screaming at the 42nd annual Feast of Mother Cabrini in Brentwood. (Sept. 1, 2013)

The 42nd annual Mother Cabrini feast featured a
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The 42nd annual Mother Cabrini feast featured a quarter-mile of food vendors serving calzones, zeppoles, burgers, bratwurst, gyros, tacos and more. (Sept. 1, 2013)

Luis Velasquez, 7, of Brentwood, goes for his
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Luis Velasquez, 7, of Brentwood, goes for his first horseback ride on a miniature horse named Blondie at the Feast of Mother Cabrini in Brentwood. (Sept. 1, 2013)

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The petting zoo at the Mother Cabrini feast
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The petting zoo at the Mother Cabrini feast featured alpacas, goats, chickens, rabbits, pigs and a turtle. (Sept. 1, 2013)

Aaron Serrano, 2, of Brentwood, rides the carousel
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Aaron Serrano, 2, of Brentwood, rides the carousel at the Feast of Mother Cabrini in his hometown. (Sept. 1, 2013)

Carnival rides were part of the festivities on
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Carnival rides were part of the festivities on the eighth day of the 42nd annual Feast of Mother Cabrini in Brentwood. (Sept. 1, 2013)

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