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Ragamuffin Parade Is 50

The 50th annual Children’s Ragamuffin Parade in Bay Ridge will take place on Saturday, Oct. 1, starting at 1 p.m. The parade route is along Third Ave. from 76th St. to 92nd St.

Youngsters from several Catholic parishes throughout Southwest Brooklyn will be participating in addition to public and private schools. The colorful parade of kids was begun in 1966 by Father James McKenna of Our Lady of Angels parish.

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