2005-08-25 / Community

Annual Family Day Celebrated At O’Donohue Park


Edwin Salgado, the day’s MC, introduced two members of Councilman James Sanders Jr.’s Youth Congress and the other dignitaries who attended the day’s events. The Family Day is designed as a multicultural festival bringing together all of the community’s diverse groups.Edwin Salgado, the day’s MC, introduced two members of Councilman James Sanders Jr.’s Youth Congress and the other dignitaries who attended the day’s events. The Family Day is designed as a multicultural festival bringing together all of the community’s diverse groups.Saying that he can name a Kool and the Gang song in just one or two notes, Councilman James Sanders, Jr. (a sponsor of the event) is put to the test by the event’s DJ’s “The Together Brothers.” Other sponsors included the Youth Congress and Eddie O’Jay.Saying that he can name a Kool and the Gang song in just one or two notes, Councilman James Sanders, Jr. (a sponsor of the event) is put to the test by the event’s DJ’s “The Together Brothers.” Other sponsors included the Youth Congress and Eddie O’Jay.Young people join Spiderman and a clown for fun and games at the annual Family Day celebration at O’Donohue Park in Far Rockaway.  Photos by Miriam RosenbergYoung people join Spiderman and a clown for fun and games at the annual Family Day celebration at O’Donohue Park in Far Rockaway. Photos by Miriam RosenbergRockawayites of all ages enjoy family day.Rockawayites of all ages enjoy family day.Recording artist and Rockaway native Syfronia King, whose performance was a highlight of the afternoon, works the crowd during her set. Other entertainment included Moe Slinger and R & B artist Brite.Recording artist and Rockaway native Syfronia King, whose performance was a highlight of the afternoon, works the crowd during her set. Other entertainment included Moe Slinger and R & B artist Brite.Children, fresh from having their faces painted, watch Beach Channel High School graduate Sylfronia King sing.
Children, fresh from having their faces painted, watch Beach Channel High School graduate Sylfronia King sing.

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