2006-07-28 / Community

Community Fair Brings Food,Fun and Information

By Miriam Rosenberg Contributing Editor

The FDNY's Fire Safety team provided information for children and adults about fire safety. Pictured is one youngster who got a free fire hat. The FDNY's Fire Safety team provided information for children and adults about fire safety. Pictured is one youngster who got a free fire hat. Blood pressure screenings by Peninsula Hospital Center; vendors selling items such as clothes; Christain books and music; information handed out by organizations such as the American Diabetes Society and on the FDNY Fire Safety Team and a clown doing face painting and making toys out of balloons were among the highlights at The Far Rockaway Annual Community Fair on July 15. The First Church of God and the Inwood Ministerial Coalition sponsored the fair, which took place at the church grounds in Far Rockaway.

Several ladies relax as they enjoy the food served during the afternoon. Several ladies relax as they enjoy the food served during the afternoon. A DJ keeps Christian music playing throughout the day. A DJ keeps Christian music playing throughout the day. A little girl sits while a clown starts the process of face painting. A little girl sits while a clown starts the process of face painting. Two boys play with the toy balloons given out by a clown at the fair. Two boys play with the toy balloons given out by a clown at the fair. Blood pressure screenings were among the services provided during the daylong event. Blood pressure screenings were among the services provided during the daylong event. Some of those attending the fair look at the items being sold by vendors. Some of those attending the fair look at the items being sold by vendors.

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