2007-10-19 / Community

St.Francis de Sales 'Block Party'Draws 800 To Beach 129 Street

More than 800 parishioners and friends jammed the playground at St. Francis de Sales Church on Beach 129 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard for its annual "Block Party." The party featured music, good food, good friends and lots of activities for kids, including Elmo, the Harlem Wizards and some fun rides. Pictured, parents watching their kids play some of the games at the block party.

Whipped cream in the face? Some kids gave their all for the church. Whipped cream in the face? Some kids gave their all for the church. Sand art was one of the more popular activities for the younger set. Sand art was one of the more popular activities for the younger set. Painting body parts is always fun at a block party. Painting body parts is always fun at a block party. While the kids played, the adults caught up with friends and the latest news of the day. While the kids played, the adults caught up with friends and the latest news of the day. Elmo amuses some young ladies. Elmo amuses some young ladies. One of the Harlem Wizards who were present at the party shows the young boys how to do it. One of the Harlem Wizards who were present at the party shows the young boys how to do it. Food is always a hit at block parties and this one had lots of delicious items, including pasta and roast beef sandwiches. Food is always a hit at block parties and this one had lots of delicious items, including pasta and roast beef sandwiches. Some of the 800 people who came to the annual block party, as they sign in. Some of the 800 people who came to the annual block party, as they sign in. A number of the parish priests were on hand to help out with the festivities.  A number of the parish priests were on hand to help out with the festivities.

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