'Sunset In The Park'At Tribute Park Thursday,August 23
Friends of Tribute Park invite residents to "Sunset in the Park" on Thursday, August 23 from 6:30 p.m. to sunset. Participants are asked to make a tax-deductible donation (children under 12 are free), with checks made payable to Friends of Tribute Park, Inc. Tickets may be purchased at the gate.
The group was created to uphold the lush surroundings of the park, which overlooks Jamaica Bay and is located on Beach Channel Drive and Beach 116 Street. Music and light refreshments will be available as guests stroll the pathways and take in the park's sunset view. A rain date is scheduled for Friday, August 24.
The event is made possible through the NYC Parks Department and sponsorship by North Fork Bank and On The Rocks Liquor Store. Music, sponsored by the Rockaway Music and Arts Council, will be provided by The Altamar Trio. Violinist Helene Bergman performs with the New York City Opera and Long Island Philharmonic. Viola Peter Borten has performed with the Orchestra del Teatro La Fenice in Venice and has appeared with the American Symphony. Cellist Amy Camus performs with the Long Island Philharmonic and the Queens Symphony Orchestra.