2006-08-18 / Community

'Sunset in the Park' Set For Next Week

The Friends of Tribute Park is all set to host "Sunset in the Park," a special fundraiser that will be held at Tribute Park from 6:30 p.m. until sunset on Thursday, August 24 (rain date August 25).

The Rockaway Music & Arts Council will be providing music and light refreshments will be served for those who make a tax deductible donation of $35.

The event is also being sponsored by Arverne By the Sea - Benjamin Beechwood LLC.

Located at the northern end of Beach 116 Street, Tribute Park offers unobstructed views of Jamaica Bay and Manhattan, and it's one of the best public places in Rockaway for watching a sunset. The park, a memorial to all Rockaway residents and city firefighters who died on September 11, 2001.

For more information about the event or to purchase tickets, call (718) 989-2453 or e-mail FriendsOf TributePark@MSN.com

The Friends of Tribute Park was recently formed to provide for the continued maintenance, improvement and beautification of the park, which was completed last year and opened to the public last November.

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