Shamrocks and shillelaghs will festoon the streets of Countryside as the city celebrates its second St. Patrick's Day Parade. The parade will step off at 1 p. It will proceed through the neighborhood for about one mile and will end at 55th Place and Edgewood Avenue. The proceeds from this year's parade will be donated to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
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If your days of drinking green beer are long gone but you still want to celebrate St. Paddy's Day, take a look at these family-friendly things to do on St. Patricks Day for kids. Check out your city's site or browse your community calendar for upcoming St. Patrick's Day parades.
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The day commemorates Saint Patrick and the arrival of Christianity in Ireland ,  and celebrates the heritage and culture of the Irish in general. Saint Patrick's Day is a public holiday in the Republic of Ireland ,  Northern Ireland ,  the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador for provincial government employees , and the British Overseas Territory of Montserrat. Saint Patrick's Day is celebrated in more countries than any other national festival.