2009-07-10 / Community

July 4 Celebrated At O'Donohue Park And Beach

By Miriam Rosenberg

An afternoon in the park includes a game of jump rope for these youngsters. An afternoon in the park includes a game of jump rope for these youngsters. O'Donohue Park on Beach 17 Street in Far Rockaway and the adjacent beach were overcrowded on July 4 as families and friends celebrated the holiday with picnics and barbeques. A concert sponsored by Councilman James Sanders Jr. was one of the highlights of the afternoon.

A concert sponsored by Councilman James Sanders Jr. brought park visitors to their feet. A concert sponsored by Councilman James Sanders Jr. brought park visitors to their feet. Looking up the beach from Beach 15 Street, people celebrated the day with activities such as swimming, sunbathing, bike riding and kite flying. Looking up the beach from Beach 15 Street, people celebrated the day with activities such as swimming, sunbathing, bike riding and kite flying. Families staked out spots all over the park for picnics and barbeques. Families staked out spots all over the park for picnics and barbeques.

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