PRESS RELEASE - Kingsbridge Heights Community Center Neighborhood Festival

When?

Starts: Apr 10, 2017
Ends: Apr 10, 2017
12:00 AM to 12:00 AM


Where?

Kingsbridge Heights Community Center
3101 Kingsbridge Terrace, Bronx
NY, 10463


Price: Free


Not included in any category

Media Contact:

William Littleton, KHCC

wlittleton@khcc-nyc.org

718-884-0700 ext.127

For Immediate Release:


Kingsbridge Heights Community Center Neighborhood Festival BRONX, NY – April 10th, 2017 – Kingsbridge Heights Community Center (KHCC) is excited to announce our upcoming Neighborhood Festival, which will be taking place on Saturday, May 6th, 2017, between 11 am and 4 pm, on the KHCC campus at 3101 Kingsbridge Terrace, Bronx 10463. 

We will be welcoming American Idol star Marissa Pontecorvo and the strong beats of DJ PUSHA, who will be entertaining guests and setting the vibes of the day. Professional Bollywood and Mexican dance groups will also be entertaining the community guests. We will be holding a raffle with great prizes and plenty of give aways. Families will have the opportunity to enjoy a BBQ lunch, explore our grounds, do some gardening, join in on fun & educational activities, and browse the flea market. Kids will be able to have their face painted and jump on the bouncy castle. 

We are also seeking vendors who would like to engage in the festivities. If you would like to participate or get more information please contact Alyssa Lenihan at 718-884-0700 ex. 167 or email at alenihan@khcc-nyc.org. 

This is a great opportunity to bring our community together through local vendors, performers, families and friends. 

KHCC Executive Director Margaret Della said, “It’s wonderful to see such vibrancy within our community and to bring everyone together to celebrate our diversity of culture through music, food and the arts. KHCC is a special place with open doors to ensure Bronx residents have access to the services they need and to enjoy what the Bronx has to offer.” 

About Kingsbridge Heights Community Center

For over 40 years, Kingsbridge Heights Community Center (KHCC) has served the Bronx community. We offer the borough’s only free Special Needs and child sexual abuse treatment/prevention programs. KHCC serves 4,500 people annually with three main programs: Early Childhood Services, Youth Services (including Special Needs, After School, teen/tween programming, summer camp and college access), and Adult & Family Services (including sexual abuse treatment/prevention, English and civics classes, and senior programs). Guided by the Settlement House model of community development and involvement, KHCC provides quality educational and social services that build on the strengths of our diverse Bronx community to help people of all ages thrive, including abuse survivors and those with developmental disabilities.