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Merrick Chamber of Commerce Kids Fest

Cassidy Sabel, 5, of Long Beach, has her

Cassidy Sabel, 5, of Long Beach, has her face painted like Hello Kitty by a volunteer at the Merrick Pediatric Dentistry tent during the Merrick Chamber of Commerce Kids Fest. (April 28, 2012) Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Hundreds flocked to the Merrick Chamber of Commerce Kids Fest. The festival has been a part of the community for more than 20 years and raises money for student scholarships and other events.

Sweet Tooth Events owner Maria Mascia, 26, of
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Sweet Tooth Events owner Maria Mascia, 26, of Rockville Centre, reaches out to new clients during the Merrick Chamber of Commerce Kids Fest. (April 28, 2012)

Randy Shotland, president of the Merrick Chamber of
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Randy Shotland, president of the Merrick Chamber of Commerce, at the tent for the chamber. (April 28, 2012)

Ashley Mormando, 4, of Seaford, plays with sand
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Ashley Mormando, 4, of Seaford, plays with sand art next to Michael Rosen, 6, of Bethpage, during the Merrick Chamber of Commerce Kids Fest. (April 28, 2012)

Tyler Fordin, 5, of Bellmore, reaches inside a
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Tyler Fordin, 5, of Bellmore, reaches inside a jar filled with candy at a booth during the Merrick Chamber of Commerce Kids Fest. (April 28, 2012)

Festival-goers check out the games at the Merrick
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Festival-goers check out the games at the Merrick Chamber of Commerce Kids Fest. (April 28, 2012)

Tacettin Acer, 45, of Sag Harbor, sells handcrafted
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Tacettin Acer, 45, of Sag Harbor, sells handcrafted jewelry from his business Eyes on You, during the Merrick Chamber of Commerce Kids Fest. (April 28, 2012)

Cassidy Sabel, 5, of Long Beach, has her
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Cassidy Sabel, 5, of Long Beach, has her face painted like Hello Kitty by a volunteer at the Merrick Pediatric Dentistry tent during the Merrick Chamber of Commerce Kids Fest. (April 28, 2012)

Ashleigh Herberich, 3, of Bellmore, plays a game
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Ashleigh Herberich, 3, of Bellmore, plays a game called Space Racers at the Merrick Chamber of Commerce Kids Fest. (April 28, 2012)

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