Brooklyn- State Senator Marty Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today is announcing the 4th Annual Greater Bay Ridge 4th of July Picnic to be held on Monday, July 4, 2011, from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the park field located at 82nd Street and Shore Road.
The event will feature performances by seven live bands including: Frankie Marra & His Band, Out Of The Blue, The Ridge, The High Tides, Blues Circus, Windsor Terrors and The Groove. The event will also feature rides, face painters, games sprinklers for the children as well as raffle prizes.
Participants can bring their own picnic basket or purchase from the barbecue a variety of items such as hot dogs, hamburgers, sausage, drinks, ice cream, and more. All proceeds go to benefit the 68th Precinct Youth Council, CERT 1 NYC, and BRAVO Volunteer Ambulance Service. Bring a blanket, a chair, your family and friends. No barbecues or beach umbrellas are permitted.
Senator Marty Golden stated, “July 4th is America’s Birthday. Come and join us to celebrate at our country’s birthday in one of the most scenic parks in the greatest City in this nation. What a better way to celebrate the 4th of July then amongst family, friends and neighbors while supporting some great neighborhood causes.”
In addition to Senator Golden, the event is sponsored by Frankie Marra, Michael & Nancy Brocking, Super Roofer, the Bay Ridge Eagle, Greenhouse Cafe, Sovereign Motors Mercedes Benz LTD, Schnitzel Haus Restaurant, Skinflints Restaurant, and the Brooklyn Cyclones, Councilman Vincent Gentile and Three Jolly Pigeons. Admission is free. For more information, contact Senator Golden’s office at (718) 238-6044.