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Media Contact: Ngozi Onike
April 9, 2018
Kingsbridge Heights Community Center To Host Annual Neighborhood Festival
BRONX, NY – Kingsbridge Heights Community Center (KHCC) will host its annual Neighborhood Festival on Saturday, May 5, 2018. The event, set to take place from 11am – 4pm, will be held in the street outside of KHCC’s main site at 3101 Kingsbridge Terrace.
The highly-anticipated Neighborhood Festival celebrates the culture of the community served by KHCC. The day’s event will be include family-friendly activities such as gardening, face painting and games. There will also be dance performances, music provided by Bronx-based collective Uptown Vinyl Supreme’s DJ Sunny Sheeba, and a special performance from Rapper/Singer Kei-Landa.
Attendees will have a chance to participate in raffle with great prizes as well as give-aways. Families are invited to enjoy flavorful BBQ; learn about our space rental opportunities; register to vote; and get to know KHCC programs.
This year’s Neighborhood Festival will also feature a service component. In honor of Earth Day, we will be partnering with Latino Outdoors for a volunteer project. Volunteers will help care for the KHCC garden and park. This project is a great opportunity to bring the community together to give back to KHCC.
To learn more about the festival, volunteer opportunities and sponsor packages, visit our Neigborhood Festival event page.
About Latino Outdoors
Latino Outdoors is a unique Latino-led organization working to create a national community of leaders in conservation and outdoor education. As part of this work, they are focused on expanding and amplifying the Latino experience in the outdoors; providing greater opportunities for leadership, mentorship, professional opportunities and serving as a platform for sharing cultural connections and narratives that are often overlooked by the traditional outdoor movement. Visit www.latinooutdoors.org for more information.
About Kingsbridge Heights Community Center
For over 40 years, Kingsbridge Heights Community Center (KHCC) has served the Bronx community. KHCC provides resources to empower Bronx residents from cradle to career to advance education and well-being for a vibrant community. We achieve this in an environment that fosters academic milestones, literacy, mental health support, nutrition, technology, and the arts. To learn more about KHCC, visit our website: www.khcc-nyc.org