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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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Winter Holidays, Holiday Lightings

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There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

Recreation CentersPelham Fritz Recreation Center

In remembrance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 25, all Recreation Centers are operating on a reduced schedule of 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Therefore, some program times may change. Please contact your center directly regarding any schedule changes.
Anticipated Completion: 05/25/2015

ParkMarcus Garvey Park

The little league comfort station at Marcus Garvey Park is currently closed for reconstruction.
Anticipated Completion: Summer 2015

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