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Annual Holiday Celebration of Lights

Thursday, December 5, 2013

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.

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Everyone  is invited to the annual Holiday Interfaith Celebration!

Tree lighting at 7 p.m. will be presided over by NYC Parks Manhattan Borough Commissioner William Castro, with an after-party in the Pelham Fritz Recreation Center.

Enjoy a very special performance by BROTHER NUM + Friends! BROTHER NUM was the percussionist for Burning Spear and has performed with Roy Ayers, Tito Puente, Carlos Santana, BB King, Aretha Franklin, Common, The Wailers, Third World,  Al Jarreau, Brian McKnight, George Clinton, India Arie and Toni Braxton.

Refreshments courtesy of neighborhood business partners: Barawine, Tonnie's Minis, Wild Olive Market, Wight Fox Catering and Al Vohn's Treats.  


18 Mount Morris Park West in Marcus Garvey Park Accessible
at West 122nd Street
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BathroomsMarcus Garvey Park (Pool)

The little league comfort station at Marcus Garvey Park is currently closed for reconstruction.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2014

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