2008-06-05 / Other News

Marine Park Hosts A Concert & Schools Showcase

Agroup of kindergarten students from P.S. 222 was one of the acts to perform for the appreciative crowd. Agroup of kindergarten students from P.S. 222 was one of the acts to perform for the appreciative crowd. Marine Park was a hotbed of activity on Tuesday with two entertaining events sponsored by Millennium Development Corporation, in conjunction with City Councilman Lew Fidler.

Things got started around noon with the sixth annual Concert in the Park that featured an assortment of entertainment for local senior citizens, highlighted by performances that featured swing music and big band sounds, including the Harlem All-Stars Band.

At 4 p.m. the fifth annual Community Schools Showcase kicked off featuring performances from several District 18 and 22 schools, including I.S. 78, I.S. 278, P.S. 115, P.S. 276, Mary Queen of Heaven students and the Brooklyn Ballet Ensemble.

Millennium executive director Paul Curiale said the day was a "rousing success for the performers as well as for the scores who attended."


Crowd enjoys Harlem All-Stars Band.            Top (3)photos by Bennett SilvermanCrowd enjoys Harlem All-Stars Band. Top (3)photos by Bennett SilvermanThis guy shows no signs of aging.This guy shows no signs of aging.P.S. 276 steel band delighted crowd with sounds of the Caribbean. Bottom (3)photosby Theodore ParisienneP.S. 276 steel band delighted crowd with sounds of the Caribbean. Bottom (3)photosby Theodore ParisienneEvents sponsors Lew Fidler and Millennium executive Paul Curiale stand with staff and students from P.S. 277.Events sponsors Lew Fidler and Millennium executive Paul Curiale stand with staff and students from P.S. 277.Mary Queen of Heaven students had lots of toes tappin'.Mary Queen of Heaven students had lots of toes tappin'.

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